Want To Live In A City Without Money, Politics, Or Religion? You Can

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Hey everyone, how are you today? Yes, you got that right – in this amazing and incredible city, people live without money, without politics and without religion!

Sounds great, right? Well, take a look at the article below and find out more about this amazing city! Here’s what you need to know – the name of this amazing city is Auroville! Auroville is a universal township in the making for a population of up to 50,000 people from around the world.

How did Auroville begin?

Well, first you should know that the concept of Auroville (an ideal township devoted to an experiment in human unity) came to the Mother as early as the 1930s.

In the mid-1960s the Sri Aurobindo Society in Pondicherry proposed to Her that such a township should be started. She gave her blessings. The concept was then put before the Govt. of India, who gave their backing and took it to the General Assembly of UNESCO.

In 1966 UNESCO passed a unanimous resolution commending it as a project of importance to the future of humanity, thereby giving their full encouragement.

As we said, the person who designed and managed to found this wonderful city was: Mirra Alfassa, better known as “Mother”.

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“There should be a place on Earth that no nation could claim as their own; where all human beings of good will who have a sincere aspiration could live freely as citizens of the world, obeying one single authority, that of the supreme truth. A place of peace, concord and harmony where all the fighting instinct in man were used exclusively to overcome the cause of their sufferings and miseries, to overcome their weaknesses and ignorance, and to triumph over their limitations and disabilities. A place where the needs of the spirit and interest of progress precedence over the satisfaction of desires and passions or the pursuit of pleasure and material enjoyment, “was the idea of Alfassa.

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Why Auroville?

The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity – in diversity. Today Auroville is recognized as the first and only internationally endorsed ongoing experiment in human unity and transformation of consciousness, also concerned with – and practically researching into – sustainable living and the future cultural, environmental, social and spiritual needs of mankind.

When did Auroville start?

When did Auroville start – here’s what you need to know: on 28th February 1968 some 5,000 people assembled near the banyan tree at the center of the future township for an inauguration ceremony attended by representatives of 124 nations, including all the States of India. The representatives brought with them some soil from their homeland, to be mixed in a white marble- clad, lotus-shaped urn, now sited at the focal point of the Amphitheatre. At the same time the Mother gave Auroville its 4-point Charter.

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Where is Auroville?

Here’s what you need to know – well, this incredible city is located in south India, mostly in the State of Tamil Nadu (some parts are in the State of Puducherry), a few kilometers inland from the Coromandel Coast, approx. 150 km south of Chennai (previously Madras) and 10 km north of the town of Puducherry.This city is positioning itself as a model of sustainable eco-city. It is a method developed by the multi-cropping, combining fruit trees, cornfields and orchards, organized into 15 farms, reaching an area of 160 hectares. In this way, they ensure much food, so supply the population.In these farms work 50 villagers and 300 neighbors, producing 2% of rice and cereals consumed and 50% of vegetables.Also, the village is also self-sufficient in milk and dairy products, and fruits in season.

Who are the Aurovilians?

The people in this city come from some 49 nations, from all age groups (from infancy to over eighty, averaging around 30), from all social classes, backgrounds and cultures, representing humanity as a whole. The population of the township is constantly growing, but currently stands at around 2,400 people, of whom approx. one-third are Indian.

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Source: superhv.com

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