Programme

Auroville

Festival

Knowledge

“In each man she answers and handles the different elements of his nature according to their need and their urge and the return they call for, puts on them the required pressure or leaves them to their cherished liberty to prosper in the ways of the Ignorance and perish.

…Even her rejections are only a postponement, even her punishments are a grace. But her compassion does not blind her wisdom or turn her action from the course decreed; for the Truth of things is her one concern, knowledge her centre of power and to build our soul and our nature into the divine Truth her mission and her labour.”

Sri Aurobindo

Concentration

7:00 am

Science & Spirituality

With Sensai Vijay

Duration: One Hour

Discussion

2:00 pm

Knowledge: Lifelong Learning & Pursuit of Synthesis

In this session we aspire for a deep comprehension of the power of Maheshwari embedded in knowledge. Which aspects of Integral Education need to be strengthened in Auroville to pursue the path of unending education and constant progress and a community of youth that never ages?

Duration: One Hour

City Circle

4:00 pm

Knowledge: International zone

In this session we aspire for a deep comprehension of the power of Maheshwari embedded in knowledge and the role of the International Zone in illustrating a living example of unity in diversity applied on a global-scale, at the level of various nations and cultures which comprise today’s humanity. We will explore the path of integral education and constant progress and lifelong learning, in the context of the International Zone.

Duration: One Hour

Discussion

5:00 pm

History of Tamil Temple Architecture

Duration: One Hour

Expression

7:00 pm

Kathak & Bharatnatyam Jugalbandi

By Danseuse Ruchi Sharma (Kathak) and

Sujatha Nair (Bharatnatyam)

Uttar Dakshin classical music series is one of the known chain of concerts featuring fine nuances of two prominent styles of northern and southern India. Presenting this evening two renowned Danseuse Ruchi Sharma (Kathak)and Sujatha Nair (Bharatnatyam). While Ruchi Sharma is a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi awarded Guru and performer, Sujatha is graceful confluence and respected Odissi mohiniattam and Bharatnatyam exponent. We expect a great collaboration of these two artists on the day.

Duration: One Hour

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