Issue No. 341, December 2017
Auroville in Delhi
As a prelude to next year’s Golden Jubilee, a series of events took place in the nation’s capital in November to create awareness of what Auroville is, has achieved and aims to become. “We have stories to tell,” was the motto of the events. But the main maxim was “Auroville becoming,” an indication that if there is some looking back, there is more interest in looking forward. The opening event was the Auroville Expo at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, a sprawling campus in the heart of New Delhi. For three days starting November 22nd, posters and audiovisuals displayed thematic areas of Auroville: the City, the International Zone, Sustainability & Green practices, Outreach & Education, and Auroville’s Organisation. Aurovilians interacted with the public, some Auroville products were on display, and visitors could join an ‘Awareness Through the Body’ workshop and play the WasteLess ‘Pick it Up’ game. ‘Coffee Ideas’, ‘S...