Issue No. 356, March 2019
The young Auroville emerges
From left Luca, Aurrima, Kim, Sandra, Bhakti, Manjula, Michael, Krishna, Aparajita, Juan AndrésOn 23rd February, a one day event, The New Creation Emerges, was held in Bhumika Hall. The morning was a very special one as ten young Aurovilians shared about their lives and aspirations. “A new half-century for Auroville is starting,” said Michael in his introduction. “This place has been shaped by people with a certain aspiration and now a new generation is here who have been shaped by a different political, ecological and social environment. We want to show our aspiration in our own words.” How they came or why they returned Seven of the ten young presenters, whose ages ranged from the mid twenties to early thirties, had either been born or brought up in Auroville. The other three had joined Auroville in the last few years. One of these was Juan Andres from Chile. Juan Andrés’ parents were both psychologists, and this made him particularly curious about himself and the wo...