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Misty sunrise in Auroville (photo: Sven)
Misty sunrise in Auroville (photo: Sven)

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Thursday
15
Nov
Class /
Deepanam
06:00 PM

Mere entertainment or an art of living, this tool makes one blossom at every contact. In this circle of joy where each one encounters his difficulties, we laugh at the vagaries of life without worrying ourselves with what comes next. At times flexible, at times less so, the player juggles with his abilities, never quite revealing them, using 'malicia' and guided by his most childlike perception.

Class open to all levels / 13 years old and above

Conducted by Aranha & Presente under Prof. Samuka da Índia's supervision

EMAIL: info@ginga-saroba.com
PHONE: 9488328435
WWW: ginga-saroba.com

 
Workshop /
Wellpaper center in Mangalam project @ Kottakarai (next to Bamboo center)
09:00 AM

Our experienced Wellpaper ladies will teach you how to create the newspaper sticks that are made from rolled up newspaper that serve as reeds for the baskets. You will be instructed and supported during the process. By the end of the workshop you will have made your own basket.

 

Workshops in other dates can be booked in advance through:

Phone +919626055586

Email wellpaper@auroville.org.in

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
07:00 AM

Regular Classes of Qi-Gong at JOY Guest House on Monday and Thursday from 7 to 8 am.

Qi-gong is a form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times, often stretching the body, increasing fluid movement (blood, synovial and lymph) and building awareness of how the body moves through space. When you practice and learn a qigong exercise movement, there are both external movements and internal movements. All levels are welcome :)

Course /
Creativity Hall of Light
04:30 PM
 
Groupe de pratique en  "Communication bienveillante" ou CNV 
tous les Jeudis å 16h30. Pour plus d’informations merci de contacter Hamsini.
hamsinifr@yahoo.fr/ 9487544184.

 

La communication non violente s’attache à instaurer entre les êtres humains, des relations fondées sur une coopération harmonieuse, sur le respect de soi et des autres. Cet outil de communication verbale est recommandé pour la résolution de conflits et permet de développer une meilleure relation à soi. Sa pratique repose sur l'expérimentation d'un nouveau modèle qui a pour principaux objectifs, l'identification des sentiments, des besoins et la formulation d'une demande en vue de les satisfaire. Cette approche est bénéfique pour communiquer avec davantage d'authenticité.

Class /
Holistic healing and well being studio- 1st Floor_ Opp Supermarket Blue Basket Auroville Main Road | Kuilapalayam - Auroville
04:45 PM

For any class you want to participate, you have to registered with me previously. By phone/ whats app 9489805493 or mail

 Traditionnal Hatha Yoga classes -

Classes Tuesday and Thursday from 4.45 pm to 6.15 pm.Mixed Classes. 
Person with health issue can joined. 
With Christine Pauchard -
Holistic healing and well being studio
1st Floor_
Opp Supermarket Blue Basket
Auroville Main Road |
Kuilapalayam - Auroville

Privates classes can be given on request. Contact: 91-9489805493 Or  by mail contact@auroville-holistic.com 

Hatha Yoga

is a comprehensive study of asanas (postures) and pranayama (breath control).
We will begin by breathing exercises (pranayama) and go on standing positions to warm the body. After we go on working deeply the flexibility and the purification of the body   by the sitting positions. In my class I keep attention on breathing and awareness of the body through asanas. The alignment is not the priority but the awareness of the body and breathing are the priority.
Slowly I will adapt to your abilities and your own difficulties and help each one of you to progress in the yoga.
Why dynamic: we will keep a kind of fluidity during standing asanas  to help the mind to stay concentrate and later to go more inside (development of concentration) and develop your abilities to feel your body and be aware of your breath.

Women pregnant until 7 month can follow my class if there are active. Persons with back pain, sciatic are welcome to join and it will help them.

There are two levels:
Beginners: for whom who have almost never practice Yoga, who have physical problems and for pregnant women.
Mixed: for whom who have already practice Yoga and know the asanas.

 

Christine was born in France in 1967. After completing her studies as Nurse in 1988, she started working as a nurse and soon started

 travelling in India seeking “for the truth” through pilgrims around Rishikesh

A few years later with the financial support of sponsors she  crossed  The Himalays with horses from Kathmandu to Srinagar for 8 month, later on, she followed the Mekong river from his stream in Tibet ( Xining- Kham) though South east of Tibet, Yunnan, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodge.

In 1995 She created Orient explorers a tourism and travelling association and worked within until 2002. She came across Vipassana meditation  and decided to settle in Auroville in 2002,  an intentional spiritual community located in South India.

In 2004, after two years studying  Hatha Yoga and Yengar, she discovered  Ashtanga Yoga  and started to  study with Monica Marinoni until 2016 and  since 2007  under the guidance of Sri Sharath Jois  (Sri K. Pattabhi Jois’grandson)  at the Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India.
In 2010 she opened “ Yoga et Bien-etre”, where she was teaching for 4 years, running Hatha Yoga class evenings  and daily Mysore style program in the mornings. And the last year, she started to offer workshops on Yoga and meditation including Satsang about Yoga sutra, relaxation and pranayama.
For 13 years she studied the yoga through her own daily practise and teaching, the mind through regular and repetitive meditation retreats, she gave importance to the sadhana, she learned more about the body through her training and experience in Thai yoga massage and about the mind through her training and practise in NLP (sessions, workshop) .   

With deep gratitude and respect she shares the primary series teachings as she has been taught by Monica Marinoni and Sri Sharath Jois.

 

 

 

 

Class /
Lilaloka
02:30 PM
  • Activities offered are around: Music, Art, Nature, “In the Body” Games.

  • Class duration: 2 h

  • Facilitators: Anna, Jitta, Marianne, Margherita (volunteer from Svaram)

  • Registration required (minimum 1 month attendance): Call or What’s app Anna from 1 to 3 pm from Monday to Friday at 9943528729 or e-mail annachmkr@gmail.com

  • To know more about Lilaloka’s vision: www.lilaloka.org

Event /
Unity Pavilion, Hall of Peace
05:00 PM

All are invited to the Peace Meditation in the Hall of Peace at Unity Pavilion to help call down and manifest the Peace for the world, for humanity, for ourselves, for the Divine.  This is a space for collective aspiration in silence (though sometimes we must bear with the noises of the surrounding world and still work to build the Peace), where we can connect with a Higher Peace Consciousness and allow it to influence all of our Life - individual and collective - Auroville, India and the world - Mind, Life, and Body.  Let us join together in these times of great tension and confusion around the world so that a new Power of Peace may Manifest for All.  Join us from 5:00 to 5:45 PM every Thursday.  Peace and Light to All!

Event /
Well Cafe at Sve Dame
08:30 AM

Well Cafe is  happpy to offer Monsoon discount on all  the menu for AV, NC & volunteers less 30%

New special fusion plate every day- price for  AV, NC & volunteers - 120rs only!!!!
 
Please join us for breakfast and lunch. Monday to Saturday from 8.30 till 16.30.
Vegetarian and vegan Mediterranean food. In our beautiful garden
We have rain free tables!!!

 

Now that it's raining more than ever
Know that we still have each other
You can stand under my umbrella

Love, 
Well Cafe Team.

 
Sve Dame.
 
For groups and take away please call or mail us.
0413-2622 219
Contact: 

 wellcafe@auroville.org.in 2622219

 

Class /
HAll of Light, Creativity
10:21 AM

Hatha Yoga in Sivanada style with Nausheen. The practise is open to all -beginners and advanced students. Sequence is of pranayama, surya namaskars and 12 posture practise followed by relaxation. This sequence is to ground and establish a relaxation within the body so energies are harmonised. Monday and Thursday 8 to 9 15 am at Creativity Hall of Light. Contact 9487833736.

Class /
Dehashakti Sports ground
07:00 AM

Drop-in classes.

every Thursday 7-8.30am
You need to be above 16 years and already able to perform the basic Volleyball skills.
The classes are conducted by a professional coach from Pondicherry who aims at excellence in Volleyball and at developing the needed Fitness level.

For questions call Tanja 9787431369 or email: tanja@auroville.org.in

Also: Fun-matches Mondays at 5pm at Dehashakti

Class /
Savitri Bhavan
04:00 PM

The English of Savitri

led by

Shraddhavan

Thursdays 4-5pm at Savitri Bhavan

Everyone is welcome

Class /
ILC Hall
06:45 AM

Every Thursday

Healing the mental and physical body is attainable using the restorative combination of Asana(posture), pranayama( breathing techniques), mudra (gestures mimicking the psyche), Bandha(energy locks). These techniques purify the body,mind and energy systems in preparation for a deep meditative practice.

Hailing from South India, and currently residing in Auroville, Aishwarya has trained in the traditional methods of teaching yoga, receiving certifications from 1000Yoga (Bangalore) and Yogadarshanam (Mysore). She has been teaching for 1 year. “My yoga practice has taught me that there lies a potential within each one of us waiting to be discovered. I am keen to contribute to our community the meaning of yoga practice, as taught to me by my esteemed teachers.

 

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
04:30 PM

AVIVA EXERCISE FOR WOMEN with Suriya Gandhi

Every Thursday from 4.30 to 5.30 pm

Aviva method is a physical exercise system developed to stimulate the related glands for optimal oestrogen and progesterone secretion giving good results with slack pelvic floor, PCOS, irregular menstruation cycle and menstrual problems, fertility, fibroids, ovarian cysts, fibroids, ovarian cysts, menopausal syndrome and blocked ovarian tubes.The method was developed by Aviva Gabriella Steiner, a Hungarian origin Israeli ballet dancer and PE teacher.

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.
Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
07:30 AM

Asanas - regular - Level 1 with Tatiana at Pitanga

Every Thursday from 7.30 to 9.00 am

Yoga practiced in the style of BKS Iyengar is a very methodical approach, done with a lot of presision, using alignment principles, props and therapeutic applications. Classes are offered for four different levels of practice and those new to Iyengar should come to the drop-in classes.

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
02:30 PM

Movement exploration in pregnancy with Osnat at Pitanga

Every Thursday from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm

In this class we will explore movements, exercises and postures from variety of methods (yoga, Pilates, free movement, dancing and more) to develop your trust in the body, comfort and strength during pregnancy.
This class is an opportunity to connect to the body while pregnancy bring so many changes, raising awarness to and through the body, decreasing physical and emotional stress.
Osnat is a physiotherapist, practicing in Sante, in the last years involved in prenatal education, raising awareness to natural birth, as well as giving physical support during pregnancy and after birth.

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.

Class /
Vérité Hall
05:00 PM

Every Thursday

Join Vera in these sessions that will enhance your knowledge of sound healing & chakra awareness. You will be guided on a vocal journey in which you will learn to utilize your unique frequency to call forth & bring out the light within you & others. 

Based on the belief that we are the creators & observers of our own lives, and we can change the reality around us by changing the reality within us, you will learn simple, effective ways of using the voice for:

- Healing oneself & others on a cellular level

- Reconnecting with the inner being

- Awakening, cleansing & aligning the chakras

- Creating one’s own personal mantra

Vera, who has been immersed in the study and practice of sound healing for 11 years, looks forward to sharing this and more with you!

 

Class /
ILC Hall, Vérité
05:00 PM

Every These Hatha Yoga sessions are for everyone, irrespective of age, gender, health condition, & circumstances in life. We will use different kind of equipment, called “props”, which enable you to develop strength, flexibility & control in a posture, helping you to experience your full potential at whatever level of practice you have attained.

Sheida is a certified yoga teacher from the Sport For All Federation of Iran and teaches Hatha Yoga using props. She has been teaching yoga for 7 years, and is also a hydrotherapist, and an aqua yoga and swimming instructor. Sheida is a Savi volunteer, visiting Auroville from her home country of Iran.

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
05:00 PM

Regular classes of Laughter Yoga with Nikhil on Thursday and Saturdays from 5 to 6 pm. 

Laughter Yoga is a set of joyful exercises to keep yourself healthy. Like any other exercise for example: gym, aerobics, running, etc. the aim of Laughter Yoga too is to keep your body fit and mind sound. The only exception is that it's a lot more FUN... :) ;) - About teacher/facilitator Nikhil Thapar: CLYT (Certified Laughing Yoga Teacher), trained by Dr Madan Kataria himself, founder of Laughing Yoga movement.

Event /
Arka Wellness Center
08:00 AM

Event /
Swayam (near Luminosity)
09:00 AM

Available everyday from 9 AM till 5 PM onwards (1 hour session)

Booking required.

Cultural program /
Swayam or Unity Pavilion
09:00 AM

Discover yourself through sharing joy and peace during this particular tea ceremony.

It will change your awareness regarding tea and life.

Booking required for both venues at(0413) 2622192 or ishaswayam@auroville.org.in

In Swayam available from 9 AM till 5 PM onwards (1 hour session)

Please note that in Unity Pavilion the sessions are every Thursday afternoon in Hall of Peace.

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Sri Aurobindo - A Life-Sketch in Photographs

in the upstairs corridor

Everyone is welcome

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Meditations on Savitri

The entire series of 47s paintings created by the Mother with Huta

from 1961-67 is on display in the newly extended picture gallery

Everyday except Sunday from 9am to 12noon and 2-5pm

at

Savitri Bhavan 

Everyone is welcome

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Glimpses of the Mother : photographs and texts

 

in the Square Hall

at

Savitri Bhavan

Everyday 9-5 except Sundary

Everyone is welcome

Event /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Complete  SAVITRI  Reading  from  November  14   to  18   at  Savitri  Bhavan

On Wednesday 14 November to Friday 16 November the reading of SAVITRI will start at 9am and continue until 12:30noon.

Then there will be a pause and will start again at 2:30pm and will close around 7:00pm.

On Saturday 17 November and Sunday 18 November, the reading will start at 9am, but will continue throughout the day.

Important for the complete SAVITRI Reading is to keep the concentration and the field of aspiration uninterrupted. For this reason, no one should join or leave the group while a Canto is being read. When a Canto is finished, there will be meditation and concentration and a short pause around 5min. During that time people can join or leave.

Which Book and Canto of SAVITRI are scheduled on what day and approximately on what time is in the file and also can to be look at the Savitri Bhavan  entrance desk.

You are most welcome to join for part or the whole of this SAVITRI  Reading  or ‘parayan’. Please write to  savitri-reading-parayan@auroville.org.in

Everyone is welcome

 
 

 

Friday
16
Nov
Event /
Quiet Healing Center
04:45 PM

Open Heart-Space Meditation is a simple practice of becoming aware of the reality as it is without judgement, interpretation or reaction, and settling into its vast luminous expanse.

We learn to embrace and let go each experience as it arises and subsides. Eventually, the mind falls silent and sinks into the open heart-space, a doorway to unity-consciousness, where the inner and outer worlds meet and merge.

Along with meditation practice based on insight techniques, the session also offers simple yoga exercises, mantra chanting, energetic healing, playful interaction and dialogue, and whatever else may arise in the moment. 

Samrat grew up in the Integral Yoga Ashram of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother for 21 years and has been living in Auroville since 2000.

No previous experience is required to attend these sessions.

 

All are welcome!

Quiet Healing Center

www.quiethealingcenter.info -- quiet@auroville.org.in

Tel.: +91 (0)413 2622329 / 9488084966

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
06:45 AM

Pranayama for regular practitioners with Francois and Namrita at Pitanga 

Every Friday from 6.30 to 8.00 am

Event /
New creation field
07:30 PM

Hello dear family,
I would like to invite you for unity Potluck , evry Friday evening at my home .
The idea is to share dinner, meet new people and different tastes.... Each time maximium 10 people are invited to participate according to registration (as the place is not big). You are welcome with love and light.
For contact : Liranorea@gmail.com, whatsapp/phone : 8489756124

Class /
New Creation Studio
06:00 PM

A Vocal and Sound practices class to :

- Explore the impacts of sounds and vocal expression on your inner
balance

- Learn how to relate with sounds and vibrations on different evels from anatomic level to psychic level.

Beginners are always welcome.

Every Friday at 6 pm till 7:30 pm in New Creation Studio.

For more information, contact Caroline: 7397716578 or caroline@auroville.org.in

Event /
Well Cafe at Sve Dame
08:30 AM

Well Cafe is  happpy to offer Monsoon discount on all  the menu for AV, NC & volunteers less 30%

New special fusion plate every day- price for  AV, NC & volunteers - 120rs only!!!!
 
Please join us for breakfast and lunch. Monday to Saturday from 8.30 till 16.30.
Vegetarian and vegan Mediterranean food. In our beautiful garden
We have rain free tables!!!

 

Now that it's raining more than ever
Know that we still have each other
You can stand under my umbrella

Love, 
Well Cafe Team.

 
Sve Dame.
 
For groups and take away please call or mail us.
0413-2622 219
Contact: 

 wellcafe@auroville.org.in 2622219

 

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
08:30 AM

Yoga Therapy with Gala    

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 

From 8.30 to 10.00 am                                            

These classes begin with the study of the five Tibetan Ritual Movements. The focus is laid on selected exercises of Pranayama and Chi Self Massage, The Taoist way of rejuvenation. The class rounds off with a healing meditation in which one concentrates on bringing the body into a state of balance.

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.

Class /
Holistic healing and well being studio- 1st Floor_ Opp Supermarket Blue Basket Auroville Main Road | Kuilapalayam - Auroville
06:45 AM

For any class you want to participate, you have to registered with me previously. By phone/ whats app 9489805493 or mail

Ashtanga Yoga classes -Mysore style

Classes Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 6.45 a.m
With Christine Pauchard -

Next new moon is on wednesday 7 november. So this class will be shifted to 8 november-
Next full moon is on Friday 23 November. So this class will be shifted to 22 November .

Holistic healing and well being studio
Kuilapalayam - 1st Floor_
Opp Supermarket Blue Basket
Auroville Main Road |
 - Auroville

Privates classes can be given on request. Contact: 91-9489805493 Or  by mail contact@auroville-holistic.com 

Ashtanga  Yoga

All students commence their instruction in the same manner in which on the first day of class they are taught Surya Namaskar A, followed by Padmasana and deep breathing, and a few minutes of rest to conclude their first day of practice. The next day after Surya Namaskar A has been performed, Surya Namaskar B is taught, and one then again concludes in the same method as the previous day, with Padmasana, deep breathing, and rest. After both of the Surya Namaskar have been learned correctly, each of the various asanas are added one by one. When one asana is correct, the next one is taught. Depending on the age and ability of the student, it can take anywhere upwards of 3 months to learn the primary series.

 From Monday to Friday: the format of the practice always remains the same; one always begins practice on his own with Surya Namaskar, concludes with Padmasana and rest, and the various asanas gradually fill the space between these two poles It is through the daily practice of Ashtanga Yoga that we draw it into ourselves, understand it.
On Saturdays, group guided classes are taught, in which all the vinyasas are counted out loud and all students follow along together accordingly

 

 

Christine was born in France in 1967. After completing her studies as Nurse in 1988, she started working as a nurse and soon started

 travelling in India seeking “for the truth” through pilgrims around Rishikesh

A few years later with the financial support of sponsors she  crossed  The Himalays with horses from Kathmandu to Srinagar for 8 month, later on, she followed the Mekong river from his stream in Tibet ( Xining- Kham) though South east of Tibet, Yunnan, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodge.

In 1995 She created Orient explorers a tourism and travelling association and worked within until 2002. She came across Vipassana meditation  and decided to settle in Auroville in 2002,  an intentional spiritual community located in South India.

In 2004, after two years studying  Hatha Yoga and Yengar, she discovered  Ashtanga Yoga  and started to  study with Monica Marinoni until 2016 and  since 2007  under the guidance of Sri Sharath Jois  (Sri K. Pattabhi Jois’grandson)  at the Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India.
In 2010 she opened “ Yoga et Bien-etre”, where she was teaching for 4 years, running Hatha Yoga class evenings  and daily Mysore style program in the mornings. And the last year, she started to offer workshops on Yoga and meditation including Satsang about Yoga sutra, relaxation and pranayama.
For 13 years she studied the yoga through her own daily practise and teaching, the mind through regular and repetitive meditation retreats, she gave importance to the sadhana, she learned more about the body through her training and experience in Thai yoga massage and about the mind through her training and practise in NLP (sessions, workshop) .   

With deep gratitude and respect she shares the primary series teachings as she has been taught by Monica Marinoni and Sri Sharath Jois.

 

 

Class /
ILC Hall
05:00 PM

Every Friday 

These sessions are especially designed for those who are new to yoga, as well as for returning students. Step by step, you will be guided in the fundamental asanas (postures) which strengthen the body and keep it flexible, including the sun salutation, a dynamic flow of postures that increase stamina. Breathing techniques (pranayama) will be integrated throughout, to help you feel at ease and to enhance concentration. Each session begins and ends with guided relaxation or meditation. These sessions are suitable for everybody; all exercises can be individually adapted.

Gabriele is a certified Yoga teacher (EFYTA, BYV- Yoga Vidya Germany 700 RYS) and trained meditation teacher from Sarvaguna Yoga India. She has been conducting Yoga & Meditation sessions in Germany for the last 3 years and also assisting in Yoga Teacher Training Programs. Currently she is exploring Auroville as a Savi-registered volunteer.

 

Class /
Savitri Bhavan
04:00 PM

L’Agenda de Mère

listening to recordings with Gangalakshmi

Fridays 4-5pm

at

Savitri Bhavan

Everyone is welcome

Class /
Savitri Bhavan
03:00 PM

Exploring the Bhagavad Gita

led by Dr.Jai Singh

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most revered spiritual texts of India, and played an important role in the spiritual development of both Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. This course aims to share the Sanskrit verses one by one, with word by word explanations, as well as explanation of each verse as a whole in relation to the chapter it appears in and the text as a whole.

This week we are going to study Chapter 14: Gunatraya-Vighagayoga

(The Three modes of Material nature)

Fridays 3-4pm

at

Savitri Bhavan

Everyone is welcome

Class /
ILC Hall
06:45 AM

Every Friday

In this session the practitioner will be guided through a dynamic sequence of asanas, while using the major muscle groups to improve balance and coordination in every posture. The focus of this 1hr 15 minute session will be on centering the mind, the breath and drishti are aids in this practice. The session ends with a short visualisation practice.

Hailing from South India, and currently residing in Auroville, Aishwarya has trained in the traditional methods of teaching yoga, receiving certifications from 1000Yoga (Bangalore) and Yogadarshanam (Mysore). She has been teaching for 1 year. “My yoga practice has taught me that there lies a potential within each one of us waiting to be discovered. I am keen to contribute to our community the meaning of yoga practice, as taught to me by my esteemed teachers.

 

Class /
Vérité Hall
05:00 PM

Every Friday

5 Rhythms – Dance meditation & creative expression(Gabriel Roth s method). Move into new fluid, fresh energy and enjoy a simple way to de-stress, connect to yourself and others, and put a smile on your face. Dancers/movers of all ages are welcome! 

 

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
07:30 AM

Iyengar Yoga with Angela

 

Yoga practiced in the style of BKS Iyengar is a very methodical approach, done with a lot of presision, using alignment principles, props and therapeutic applications. Classes are offered for four different levels of practice and those new to Iyengar should come to the drop-in classes.

 

 

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
04:30 PM

Iyengar Yoga with Angela

 

Yoga practiced in the style of BKS Iyengar is a very methodical approach, done with a lot of presision, using alignment principles, props and therapeutic applications. Classes are offered for four different levels of practice and those new to Iyengar should come to the drop-in classes.

 

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
05:30 PM

Mantra Chanting with Nikhil on Friday 5:30 to 7 pm.

A spiritual practice where we chant/sing mantras filled with Love/Devotion towards divine energy. This practice is aimed to quiet the mind, help improve focus, concentration and balance emotions. Its said to be the easiest and surest way to meditation in the bhakti yoga tradition of classical Indian yoga, best suited for emotional people using feelings as a tool/guide for finding greater alignment/balance within.

 

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
08:00 AM

Regular classes of Yoga Asana with Bala.

On Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 9:15 am: Yoga for core and movement, based on Vinyasa and Ashtanga styles.

On Tuesday and Friday 4 to 5:15 pm: Hatha yoga based on Sivananda style. 

 

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
04:00 PM

Regular classes of Yoga Asana with Bala.

On Tuesday and Friday 4 to 5:15 pm: Hatha yoga based on Sivananda style. 

On Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 9:15 am: Yoga for core and movement, based on Vinyasa and Ashtanga styles.

Presentation /
Solitude Farm
11:30 AM

Dear Friends,

Join us every Friday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm as we explore Solitude farm and the three steps on our road back to Nature. Experience the farm with Krishna as your guide as he shares his understanding of 25 years having started Solitude Farm and studying with Masanobu Fukuoka.

For more information, please contact Krishna - 984 331 2960 & krishnamckenzie@auroville.org.in

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Solitude was started in 1996 by a group of young Aurovillians. One of them, Krishna Mckenzie, inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka developed the farm with the ideas of Natural farming and permaculture.

Much like the rest of Auroville, the land needed tending and care. Fukuoka advocated that all the bio-resources around us, such as leaves, weeds, branches, etc., should constantly be returned to the soil to increase soil fertility. We have come to understand, over the years, that a healthy soil is Mother Earth, and through a deepening of our relationship with Her, we now use over 130 different plants in the food we serve at the café.  

No pesticides or fertilizers have ever been used on the land. We practice non-tillage and no machines or tractors are used. Every part of this land is honored and respected.

Solitude Farm is a true example of Masanobu Fukuoka’s philosophy in practice – a road back to nature through eating local food.

Event /
Arka Wellness Center
08:00 AM

Event /
Swayam (near Luminosity)
09:00 AM

Available everyday from 9 AM till 5 PM onwards (1 hour session)

Booking required.

Cultural program /
Swayam or Unity Pavilion
09:00 AM

Discover yourself through sharing joy and peace during this particular tea ceremony.

It will change your awareness regarding tea and life.

Booking required for both venues at(0413) 2622192 or ishaswayam@auroville.org.in

In Swayam available from 9 AM till 5 PM onwards (1 hour session)

Please note that in Unity Pavilion the sessions are every Thursday afternoon in Hall of Peace.

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Sri Aurobindo - A Life-Sketch in Photographs

in the upstairs corridor

Everyone is welcome

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Meditations on Savitri

The entire series of 47s paintings created by the Mother with Huta

from 1961-67 is on display in the newly extended picture gallery

Everyday except Sunday from 9am to 12noon and 2-5pm

at

Savitri Bhavan 

Everyone is welcome

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Glimpses of the Mother : photographs and texts

 

in the Square Hall

at

Savitri Bhavan

Everyday 9-5 except Sundary

Everyone is welcome

Event /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Complete  SAVITRI  Reading  from  November  14   to  18   at  Savitri  Bhavan

On Wednesday 14 November to Friday 16 November the reading of SAVITRI will start at 9am and continue until 12:30noon.

Then there will be a pause and will start again at 2:30pm and will close around 7:00pm.

On Saturday 17 November and Sunday 18 November, the reading will start at 9am, but will continue throughout the day.

Important for the complete SAVITRI Reading is to keep the concentration and the field of aspiration uninterrupted. For this reason, no one should join or leave the group while a Canto is being read. When a Canto is finished, there will be meditation and concentration and a short pause around 5min. During that time people can join or leave.

Which Book and Canto of SAVITRI are scheduled on what day and approximately on what time is in the file and also can to be look at the Savitri Bhavan  entrance desk.

You are most welcome to join for part or the whole of this SAVITRI  Reading  or ‘parayan’. Please write to  savitri-reading-parayan@auroville.org.in

Everyone is welcome

 
 

 

Exhibition /
Visitor's Center
10:30 AM

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

BY

ISAI AMBALAM SCHOOL STUDENTS

 

From 16th to 18th NOVEMBER 2018

Meet the children at 10.30 am at the visitor’s center on 16th

 

Warm Welcome to all

Enjoy & encourage the children

 

5th graders, Iffat Nawaz and the Isai Ambalam Team 

 

You are cordially invited to join "Locating Light, Utilizing Flight," a photo exhibition hosted at the Auroville Visitors Center 16, 17, 18th of November.  The locations are next to Right Path restaurant and in Dreamers Cafe. To find out more about their journey of learning photography and storytelling please read the attached narrative. We will be delighted if you join us on November 16, 2018 at 10:30 am at the exhibition spaces and meet the children.
 

 

Saturday
17
Nov
Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
04:30 PM

Iyengar Yoga with Angela

 

Yoga practiced in the style of BKS Iyengar is a very methodical approach, done with a lot of presision, using alignment principles, props and therapeutic applications. Classes are offered for four different levels of practice and those new to Iyengar should come to the drop-in classes.

 

 

Class /
Holistic healing and well being studio- 1st Floor_ Opp Supermarket Blue Basket Auroville Main Road | Kuilapalayam - Auroville
06:45 AM

For any class you want to participate, you have to registered with me previously. By phone/ whats app 9489805493 or mail

Ashtanga Yoga classes -Mysore style

Classes Monday, Wednesday, Friday  and  Saturday from 6.45 a.m
With Christine Pauchard -
 

At Holistic healing and well being studio
Kuilapalayam - 1st Floor_
Opp Supermarket Blue Basket
Auroville Main Road |
 Auroville

Privates classes can be given on request. Contact: 91-9489805493 Or  by mail contact@auroville-holistic.com 

Ashtanga  Yoga

All students commence their instruction in the same manner in which on the first day of class they are taught Surya Namaskar A, followed by Padmasana and deep breathing, and a few minutes of rest to conclude their first day of practice. The next day after Surya Namaskar A has been performed, Surya Namaskar B is taught, and one then again concludes in the same method as the previous day, with Padmasana, deep breathing, and rest. After both of the Surya Namaskar have been learned correctly, each of the various asanas are added one by one. When one asana is correct, the next one is taught. Depending on the age and ability of the student, it can take anywhere upwards of 3 months to learn the primary series.

 From Monday to Friday: the format of the practice always remains the same; one always begins practice on his own with Surya Namaskar, concludes with Padmasana and rest, and the various asanas gradually fill the space between these two poles It is through the daily practice of Ashtanga Yoga that we draw it into ourselves, understand it.
On Saturdays, group guided classes are taught, in which all the vinyasas are counted out loud and all students follow along together accordingly

 

 

 

Christine was born in France in 1967. After completing her studies as Nurse in 1988, she started working as a nurse and soon started

 travelling in India seeking “for the truth” through pilgrims around Rishikesh

A few years later with the financial support of sponsors she  crossed  The Himalays with horses from Kathmandu to Srinagar for 8 month, later on, she followed the Mekong river from his stream in Tibet ( Xining- Kham) though South east of Tibet, Yunnan, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodge.

In 1995 She created Orient explorers a tourism and travelling association and worked within until 2002. She came across Vipassana meditation  and decided to settle in Auroville in 2002,  an intentional spiritual community located in South India.

In 2004, after two years studying  Hatha Yoga and Yengar, she discovered  Ashtanga Yoga  and started to  study with Monica Marinoni until 2016 and  since 2007  under the guidance of Sri Sharath Jois  (Sri K. Pattabhi Jois’grandson)  at the Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India. 
In 2010 she opened “ Yoga et Bien-etre”, where she was teaching for 4 years, running Hatha Yoga class evenings  and daily Mysore style program in the mornings. And the last year, she started to offer workshops on Yoga and meditation including Satsang about Yoga sutra, relaxation and pranayama.
For 13 years she studied the yoga through her own daily practise and teaching, the mind through regular and repetitive meditation retreats, she gave importance to the sadhana, she learned more about the body through her training and experience in Thai yoga massage and about the mind through her training and practise in NLP (sessions, workshop) .   

With deep gratitude and respect she shares the primary series teachings as she has been taught by Monica Marinoni and Sri Sharath Jois.

 

 
Class /
ILC Hall, Vérité
06:45 AM

Every Saturday from 5-6.30 pm

These Hatha Yoga sessions are for everyone, irrespective of age, gender, health condition, & circumstances in life. We will use different kind of equipment, called “props”, which enable you to develop strength, flexibility & control in a posture, helping you to experience your full potential at whatever level of practice you have attained.

Sheida is a certified yoga teacher from the Sport For All Federation of Iran and teaches Hatha Yoga using props. She has been teaching yoga for 7 years, and is also a hydrotherapist, and an aqua yoga and swimming instructor. Sheida is a Savi volunteer, visiting Auroville from her home country of Iran.

 

 

Class /
Arka First Floor
08:15 AM

Partner flow: asana and stretching with a partner

Inversions: basic flying with partners.

Damien 90 47 72 27 40.

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
10:00 AM

Asanas for children - 7-9 yrs with Gala

Every Satruday from 10.00 to 11.00 am

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
11:00 AM

 Discover energy body for children - 7-9 yrs with Gala

Every Satruday from 11.00 to 12.00 noon

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.

Class /
Savitri Bhavan
04:00 PM

L’Agenda de Mère

listening to recordings with Gangalakshmi

Saturdays 4-5pm

at

Savitri Bhavan

Everyone is welcome

Class /
Savitri Bhavan
05:00 PM

Satsang

A sharing for spiritual upliftment

led by Ashesh Joshi

Savitri Bhavan Amphitheatre

Saturdays 5.00 to 6.30 pm

Everyone is welcome

Class /
Vérité Hall
05:00 PM

Every Saturday

The practice of yoga Nidra or yogic sleep is one where the practitioner is completely relaxed, the mind is selectively attentive to the verbal instructions. In this session the focus is on tuning inward.

Hailing from South India, and currently residing in Auroville, Aishwarya has trained in the traditional methods of teaching yoga, receiving certifications from 1000Yoga (Bangalore) and Yogadarshanam (Mysore). She has been teaching for 1 year. “My yoga practice has taught me that there lies a potential within each one of us waiting to be discovered. I am keen to contribute to our community the meaning of yoga practice, as taught to me by my esteemed teachers.

Class /
ILC Hall
05:00 PM

Every Saturday

Open Heart Space Meditation is a simple practice of becoming aware of the reality as it is without judgement, interpretation or reaction, and settling into its vast luminous expanse. We learn to embrace and let go each experience as it arises and subsides. Eventually the mind falls silent and sinks into the open heart-space, a doorway to unity-consciousness, where the inner and outer worlds meet and merge.

Along with meditation, there will be some mantra chanting, yoga, interactive dialogue, and whatever arises in the moment.

 

Class /
Pitanga Cultural Center
07:30 AM

Immunity & Hormonal Balancing - Level 2-3 with Tatiana at Pitanga

Every Saturday from 7.30 to 9.15 am

Yoga practiced in the style of BKS Iyengar is a very methodical approach, done with a lot of presision, using alignment principles, props and therapeutic applications. Classes are offered for four different levels of practice and those new to Iyengar should come to the drop-in classes.

Pitanga Cultural Centre, Samasti, (0413) 262 2403 - pitanga@auroville.org.in.

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
07:00 AM

Tai Chi Quan with Lhamo at JOY Guest House Tuesday and Saturday from 7 to 8 am Monday and Wednesday from 5 to 6 pm

Lhamo (Zhao Zhengrong), from China, started her Martial Arts journey at age 11, when she went to a Kung fu school in Shaolin and stayed there for 3 years, practicing 9 hours a day; She learned from different masters such as Chen Style Tai Chi Quan and Tai Chi Sword, she also learned Wu Style Tai Chi Quan from other Master. Lhamo will be teaching 24 forms of Tai Chi Quan (which is simple style) for beginners; but according to the students level she will start advance level of Taichi Quan as 42 style and Wu Style 37.

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
09:00 AM

Awareness Through the Body (ATB) with Stefania on Saturday at 9 to 10:30 am.

Based on the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, Awareness Through the Body is a comprehensive curriculum of exercises that offer practical tools for personal growth, introspection and self knowledge, giving participants the opportunity to discover and explore more about themselves. For More info: joycommunity@auroville.org.in

 

Class /
Joy Hall @ Joy Community Guesthouse
05:00 PM

Regular classes of Laughter Yoga with Nikhil on Thursday and Saturdays from 5 to 6 pm. 

Laughter Yoga is a set of joyful exercises to keep yourself healthy. Like any other exercise for example: gym, aerobics, running, etc. the aim of Laughter Yoga too is to keep your body fit and mind sound. The only exception is that it's a lot more FUN... :) ;) - About teacher/facilitator Nikhil Thapar: CLYT (Certified Laughing Yoga Teacher), trained by Dr Madan Kataria himself, founder of Laughing Yoga movement.

Workshop /
Solitude Farm
09:30 AM

Dear Friends,

This is a closer look at Solitude farm through exploration of local food. This workshop will give you a clear insight on how to re-connect with Mother Nature through the principles of natural farming and permaculture. Held every Saturday, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, includes lunch and refreshments.
Contribution – Rs. 800. 

For more information, please contact Krishna - 984 331 2960 & krishnamckenzie@auroville.org.in

Solitude was started in 1996 by a group of young Aurovillians. One of them, Krishna Mckenzie, inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka developed the farm with the ideas of Natural farming and permaculture.

Much like the rest of Auroville, the land needed tending and care. Fukuoka advocated that all the bio-resources around us, such as leaves, weeds, branches, etc., should constantly be returned to the soil to increase soil fertility. We have come to understand, over the years, that a healthy soil is Mother Earth, and through a deepening of our relationship with Her, we now use over 130 different plants in the food we serve at the café.   

No pesticides or fertilizers have ever been used on the land. We practice non-tillage and no machines or tractors are used. Every part of this land is honored and respected. 

Solitude Farm is a true example of Masanobu Fukuoka’s philosophy in practice – a road back to nature through eating local food.

Event /
Arka Wellness Center
08:00 AM

Event /
Swayam (near Luminosity)
09:00 AM

Available everyday from 9 AM till 5 PM onwards (1 hour session)

Booking required.

Cultural program /
Swayam or Unity Pavilion
09:00 AM

Discover yourself through sharing joy and peace during this particular tea ceremony.

It will change your awareness regarding tea and life.

Booking required for both venues at(0413) 2622192 or ishaswayam@auroville.org.in

In Swayam available from 9 AM till 5 PM onwards (1 hour session)

Please note that in Unity Pavilion the sessions are every Thursday afternoon in Hall of Peace.

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Sri Aurobindo - A Life-Sketch in Photographs

in the upstairs corridor

Everyone is welcome

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Meditations on Savitri

The entire series of 47s paintings created by the Mother with Huta

from 1961-67 is on display in the newly extended picture gallery

Everyday except Sunday from 9am to 12noon and 2-5pm

at

Savitri Bhavan 

Everyone is welcome

Exhibition /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Exhibition

Glimpses of the Mother : photographs and texts

 

in the Square Hall

at

Savitri Bhavan

Everyday 9-5 except Sundary

Everyone is welcome

Workshop /
ILC Hall
09:00 AM

Saturday 9 am - 4.45 pm - advance registration required

Fate or Choice? An episode in an unremembered tale it s beginning lost, it s motive and plot concealeda once living story has prepared and made our present fate, child of past energies - Sri Aurobindo, Savitri

In our lives Hidden Dynamics can cause results we never intended. Unconsciously these Dynamics create our Fate. To become aware of them, can bring back Choice. Applying (family) constellation techniques we can, in an intuitive way, find the insights and energy to choose consciously for the changes we want.

YUVAL is an experienced life and business coach.

 

Event /
Savitri Bhavan
09:00 AM

Complete  SAVITRI  Reading  from  November  14   to  18   at  Savitri  Bhavan

On Wednesday 14 November to Friday 16 November the reading of SAVITRI will start at 9am and continue until 12:30noon.

Then there will be a pause and will start again at 2:30pm and will close around 7:00pm.

On Saturday 17 November and Sunday 18 November, the reading will start at 9am, but will continue throughout the day.

Important for the complete SAVITRI Reading is to keep the concentration and the field of aspiration uninterrupted. For this reason, no one should join or leave the group while a Canto is being read. When a Canto is finished, there will be meditation and concentration and a short pause around 5min. During that time people can join or leave.

Which Book and Canto of SAVITRI are scheduled on what day and approximately on what time is in the file and also can to be look at the Savitri Bhavan  entrance desk.

You are most welcome to join for part or the whole of this SAVITRI  Reading  or ‘parayan’. Please write to  savitri-reading-parayan@auroville.org.in

Everyone is welcome

 
 

 

Exhibition /
Centre d'Art - Citadines
02:30 PM

Centre d'Art Citadines presents:

     "Moving Towards"

Photoproject by Marco Saroldi

Opening Saturday, November 17th

          4 to 7 PM

   Daily: 2.30 to 5.30 PM

       Sundays closed

Cultural program /
CRIPA
07:30 PM

Shradhanjali 

 

an offering to The Mother on Her Mahasamadhi day.  Hindustani Light Classical and Bhajans (vocal) by Sohini Mojumdar and Sitar by Sujoy Basu. Accompanied on Tabla by Arindam Chakravarty and Harmonium by Sanghita Mojumdar. 

 

Saturday , 17th November 2018  from 7:30 to 8:30 pm at CRIPA , Auroville. 

 

Organised by ARPANAA , Geeta Creativity & Mona Yantra. arpanaa@auroville.org.in