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Chapter 2: Roy goes Pondicherry-ing

“Hey hello! Yes I can hear your voice. What did you say? No I do not have plans for the next weekend. Pondicherry? I would like to go there, but that’s no adventure trip! 2,428 more words


Auroville – A place which no nation could claim as its own

The first time I visited Auroville was in 1998. I was merely in eighth standard when my grandma held my hands and took me to see the Matrimandir, which according to her was a must see place. 665 more words

2 Backpackers

beauty & the trees

“How beautiful are we?” they said.
“Very,” i replied.


Come happy - go more happy!

1) Organic Farming / Permaculture / Nature

A lot of different farms are based in Auroville. I was staying in Sapney farm which belongs to 3 different families. 659 more words


A few days in Auroville

“Auroville wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. 310 more words


Three grassroots projects that Modi's Clean India campaign can learn from

Narendra Modi has reached out far and wide to get his Clean India campaign off the ground. From industrialist Anil Ambani to former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, the prime minister has called out to prominent Indians—on social media and elsewhere—to galvanize support for the mission, which aims to spruce up India within five years. 617 more words


We had a whirlwind of a weekend. On Thursday, our friend from Pune arrived for a visit. We had a tour of Chennai and visited the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. 854 more words