Auroville- City with no politics, no government, no religion and no money

  • It was founded in 1968 and was hailed as an international city by UNESCO, as its inhabitants are over 50 nationalities and different cultures.
  • Auroville is located in South India, 150 kilometers from Chennai in Madras.
  • People here coexist without any problem, do not use money and getting all living through the system of exchanges.
  • In this epic city, the buildings are made based on an experimental architecture, as they are constantly changing to optimize the use of renewable energies.
  • The person who designed and managed to found this wonderful city was: Mirra Alfassa, better known as “Mother”.
  • Positioning itself as a model of sustainable eco-city, a method developed by the multi-cropping, organized into 15 farms, reaching an area of 160 hectares.
  • 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.
  • Auroville is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds and politics
  • In the middle of the town is the Matrimandir, which was conceived by Alfassa as "a symbol of the Divine's answer to man's aspiration for perfection".
  • Matrimandir is equipped with a solar power plant and is surrounded by manicured gardens.

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