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By Anuradha Majumdar

In March 1914 humans met in Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo, who had fled arrest by means of the British and sought safe haven there and, Mirra Alfassa, later often called the mummy, the spouse of a French flesh presser. Their assembly resulted in an evolutionary step in religious awareness and the beginning of Auroville, heralded because the urban of the longer term. what sort of destiny?
Auroville all started from scratch throughout a barren plateau in South India in February 1968 with simply issues: a constitution and a urban plan, welcoming humans from world wide to create a brand new existence past nationwide rivalries, social conventions, self-contradictory moralities and contending religions. Fifty years on, how a long way has it travelled? Does Auroville resonate with its founding imaginative and prescient? What are its fabric and religious demanding situations and what signposts mark it unambiguously as a urban for the long run? informed through anyone who has lived the journey for thirty-six years, this booklet explores no longer utopia yet a residing laboratory: a urban being solid by way of many demanding situations and a dream.

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