AUROVILLE

"Auroville wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realise human unity."
THE MOTHER

Auroville Charter
  1. Auroville belongs to nobody in particular. Auroville belongs to humanity as a whole. But to live in Auroville, one must be the willing servitor of the Divine Consciousness.
  2. Auroville will be the place of an unending education, of constant progress, and a youth that never ages.
  3. Auroville wants to be the bridge between the past and the future. Taking advantage of all discoveries from without and from within, Auroville will boldly spring towards future realisations.
  4. Auroville will be a site of material and spiritual researches for a living embodiment of an actual Human Unity.
THE MOTHER

Beauty of Supramental love (Flower of Auroville)
It invites us to live at its height

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
  1. Large single salmon pink flower with broadly overlapping rounded petals, a small pink centre and a pale pink aura.
  2. Another form is medium to large with each petal delicately shaded yellow and a pale pink aura.
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Photo Courtesy: Nemo's great uncle

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Photo Courtesy: Kimberlyfaye

Power of Spiritual Beauty (Spiritual beauty of Auroville)

Spiritual beauty has a contagious power.

Hibiscus Hawaiian
Medium-sized or large single salmon-orange to golden-yellow flower with soft crinkled petals, deep magenta centre and silver-white aura.

Photo Courtesy: Mark Aurel

Beauty of the New Creation (Beauty of Auroville)
The new creation strives to better manifest the Divine.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Debbie Ann'
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Large single crimson pink flower with soft heavily crinkled petals that shade to pale pink on the edges and a dark red centre.


Charm of the New Creation (Charm of Auroville)
The New Creation is attractive to all those who want to progress.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Large single light pink flower with crinkled petals and a centre that varies from white through dark pink.

Photo Courtesy: Bret Annet

Blossoming of the New Creation (Blossoming of Auroville)
The more we concentrate on the goal, the more it blossoms forth and becomes precise.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose-of-China
Large semi-double flower of the cup-and-saucer type with rounded outer petals and a tufted centre, in bright orange or bright yellow with a fire red centre.

Photo Courtesy: RogerR00

Concentration of the New Creation (Concentration of Auroville)
Concentration on a precise goal is helpful to development.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Medium-sized single cup-shaped flower with thick crinkled yellow petals with orange blotches and red orange at the edges, and a light yellow centre.

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Progress of the New Creation (Progress of Auroville)
Each must find the activity favourable to his progress.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Sturdy medium-sized single cup-shaped flower with a frilled yellow border and a firelike reddish orange centre that radiates out over much of the petals.

Photo Courtesy: Sriaurobindoashram.com

Manifold Power of the New Creation (Manifold power of Auroville)
The new creation will be rich in possibilities.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Splash'
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Medium to large single bright red or orange red flowers with firm thick velvety petals splashed with white as if with irregular brush-strokes; the edges of the petals shaded cream yellow to light gold.

Photo Courtesy: Sriaurobindoashram.com

Firmness of the New Creation (Firmness of Auroville)
The new creation wants to be steadfast in its manifestation.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
  1. Large single yellow flower intricately veined with orange, the small veins gradually fading to yellow, with a striking deep red or bright pink pinwheel centre and a radiating pink aura.
  2. Another form is a large single yellow flower speckled orange with orange on the edge of each petal and a large tricoloured pinwheel centre that is bright red shading to grey lavender, then to rose; the mature flower loses its orange colour and turns solid golden yellow while the centre remains the same.
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Photo Courtesy: 3sth3r

Usefulness of the New creation (Usefulness of Auroville)
A creation which aims at teaching men to surpass themselves.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Medium to large solid single deep pink flower with flat rounded petals and a reddish pink center.

Photo courtesy: Mira
Realisation of the New Creation (Realisation of Auroville)
It is for this that we must prepare.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Vasco'
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
  1. Large single lemon yellow flower with a white centre.
  2. Another form is a large bright yellow flower with a white centre tinged pink.
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Photo Courtesy: Nemo's great uncle
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Photo Courtesy: Bill and Mavis

Sweetness of Power Surrendered to the Divine (Sweetness of Auroville)
Sweetness itself becomes powerful when it is at the service of the Divine.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Large single light gold to apricot yellow flower with crinkled petals and a striking white to light pink pinwheel centre.

Photo Courtesy: Gaeti



Power of Effort
(Effort of Auroville)

Efforts well-directed break down all obstacles.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Large single grey lavender to deep lavender with delicate petals and a magenta purple centre.

Photo Courtesy: Swami Stream


Power of Success (Success of Auroville)
The power of those who know how to continue their effort.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Large single cream white flower with crinkled petals and a deep rose pink or magenta pinwheel centre.

Photo Courtesy: Forest & Kim Starr


Ideal of the New Creation (Ideal of Auroville)
The ideal should be progressive so that it can be realised in the future.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Medium-sized single cup-shaped flower with delicately or heavily crinkled petals of violet mauve with nearly white edges and an intense pale mauve or violet centre.

Photo courtesy: Dinesh Valke

Miracle (Air of Auroville)
Marvellous, strange, unexpected.

Memecylon tinctorium
Ironwood
Tiny mildly fragrant intense blue flower with four rounded petals and exserted stamens tipped cream white; the flowers are held in rose pink calyces especially prominent in the bud stage and borne in small tight rounded clusters along the stems. A shrub or small tree with leathery leaves.

Photo Courtesy: Budak


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