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Auroville – a community for peace and harmony in the middle of Indian chaos

DSC_0997Utopian communities were extremely popular in XIX c., when people wanted to create a better world – free from social stratification, injustice and restrictions. However, most of them didn‘t last more than a few years.

Auroville, established in 1968 is a place where people from all over the world come to live, volunteer or just visit. The main values of this community is equality, diversity of all religions, nations, and peace. There are about 2500 people who can call themselves as Aurovillians, also you can find a lot of local Indians working here, international volunteers and tourists. Continue reading