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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Journey To The City of Dawn based in Auroville, India produced by Paul Kakert – Think Free A whole new way to learn
Auroville April 21, 2009 by Auroville: Under Construction by Premasagar

The community founded by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother (Mirra Alfassa) lying just outside of Pondicherry, India, which seems to be a curious hybrid of the old and the new. Young Indian artists migrate there to pursue careers in film and video production, while international seekers use it as a retreat center for meditation and alternative community living.

Lonely Planet’s TV host Justine Shapiro visited Auroville and seemed to imply that it was a haven for foreigners seeking enlightenment while exploiting local laborers. Whether or not this is a fair assessment remains unclear.

On the Web:
“Scenes from the documentary Journey To The City of Dawn based in Auroville, India produced by Paul Kakert of and Storytellers International. Visit the film’s website at”

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June 8, 2008 at 12:02 pm Reply Alina Silva
What are all the westerners doing in a deserted are in India?? That’s quite curious.
on June 8, 2008 at 12:42 pm Reply
Why does anybody do anything? The answer probably differs for each individual.
on April 21, 2009 at 11:16 am Reply documentarytv
Auroville is an interesting mix of people. I am producing a documentary on Auroville. Visit to find out more. If you Subscribe for Free at you will receive an email when the film is released.

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