NATURAL BUILDINGS

 

As a kid I have spent almost every vacation at my grandmother’s place. This house is in the farms where milk is got from cow every morning, vegetables from the farm, a little water pond close to the house and a lot of trees to play on.… READ MORE...

Many hands make light work

Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together. – John Ruskin
How hard is it to build a wall seamlessly flat? If you ask a skilled tradesman, they might respond with “why are you even asking me…”; if you ask an average white collar employee with relatively no understanding of building walls, they may be stumped at ‘how hard is it to build a wall…’.… READ MORE...

Learning from each other

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In this ancient illustration from the medieval Spain we can see sitting under the
trees, neatly labelled a Gentile or pagan; a Jew; a Saracen or Moslem and a Christian; the
lady whose horse wades in the stream represents Intelligence. They are together and they
are learning from each other philosophical and spiritual traditions.… READ MORE...

Hearty Welcome to Open Day

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Open Day and Valentine’s Day comes together on a joyful event at SacredGroves.  ‘Love’ was definitely in the air… Many people who spent the day here have touched our hearts. We thank all the Aurovillians and guests who have participated in our work and helped us revitalize the spirit and energy of the SacredGroves Team.… READ MORE...

Another Day of Hard Work

     Working here under the hot afternoon sun, I sometimes imagine we’re building the Matrimandir. Sacred Groves has a lot in common with the Matrimandir, the building that represents the soul of Auroville. Both projects take incredible vision, physically-demanding labor and an unforgiving tenacity in order to reach success.
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Waking up from one dream into the other

I was not really a morning person and I liked to believe that it’s a trait that holds strong in most people of my generation (or at least that’s what I have observed). I liked to have my mornings open ended and subjected to what I feel like doing ‘after’ I wake up.… READ MORE...

The New stewards of SacredGroves :D

Welcome to SacredGroves!
L – R —- Matthew, Solal , Ajay, Meera, Veedushi, Rahul.

Hello grovers ! I am Meera, an architecture student from Bhopal on a year long vacation from college and a new Sacred Grove intern. I wrote the previous post and then figured that you folks don’t really know me or any of the new members of our family, so I thought I would take the pleasure of introducing them to you.… READ MORE...