By Anuradha Majumdar

ISBN-10: 9352770285

ISBN-13: 9789352770281

In March 1914 humans met in Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo, who had fled arrest via the British and sought shelter there and, Mirra Alfassa, later referred to as the mum, the spouse of a French flesh presser. Their assembly ended in an evolutionary step in non secular cognizance and the delivery of Auroville, heralded because the urban of the long run. what sort of destiny?
Auroville begun from scratch throughout a barren plateau in South India in February 1968 with simply issues: a constitution and a urban plan, welcoming humans from all over the world to create a brand new lifestyles 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 non secular demanding situations and what signposts mark it unambiguously as a urban for the long run? instructed by way of an individual who has lived the journey for thirty-six years, this publication explores no longer utopia yet a residing laboratory: a urban being cast by way of many demanding situations and a dream.

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