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News & Notes #902 (25 December 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Aloke MAJUMDAR aka Al (USA) staying in Auromode and working at Talam

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Allan Lawson BENNETT (British) staying in Hope and working at Auro Orchard
  • Bondeepa PATOR (Indian) staying in Humanscapes and working at Svaram
  • Shilpi GUPTA (Indian) staying in Kalpana and working at AHA Kindergarten & Matrimandir

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Alexandre MANGANO (Italian)
  • Gopal DALAMI (Indian)
  • Irene DAOUST (Canadian)
  • Seul Ki JANG (Korean)

RETURNING AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Arabinda PARIDA aka Aravind (Indian) staying in Serendipity and working at Dreamers Cafe

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Sabari THIRUMAVALAVAN (Indian) staying in Windarra (wife of Thirumavalavan ELUMALAI)
  • Santha FRANC (French) staying in Courage (husband of Lila Franc)

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Bhakkiyalakshmi RAJ (Indian)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE ANNOUNCED:

  • Michel DANINO (Indian) & Nicole DELAPORTE aka Elfi (Indian) – Nicole came with the second “French caravan” in 1974 and Michel came in 1977. They were Aurovilians until 1982.
         They have been involved in the publication / editing / translation of works related to Sri Aurobindo, Mother and Satprem, as well as research on Indian culture and history and authored a few books. Michel is a visiting professor at IIT Gandhinagar (Gujarat), where they are living and he recently became a member of the Auroville International Advisory Council.


News & Notes #901 (18 December 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Karan WILSON (Indian) staying in Celebration and working at Aurinoco and Language Lab
  • Mahalakshmi PRABHAKAR (Indian) staying in Petite Ferme (Auromodele) and working at Auroville Consulting

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Elisa TUCCI (French)
  • Raquel SANCHEZ (Spanish)
  • Satheeshkumar GAJENDRAN (Indian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Isabel Maria TORRES MORALES aka Isabella (Spanish) staying in Sunship and working at Quiet

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Manikandan GANESAN (Indian)
  • Sriman KOTA (USA)

RETURNING AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Doris TAOUCI (French)


News & Notes #900 (11 December 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Manimozhi JAYAMOORTHY (Indian) staying in Agni and working at Transition School.
  • Mohd Umair Azmi ABBAD AHAMED AZMI (Indian) staying in Prayatna and working at Art Service and Theatre group.

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Dakshani KUMAR (Indian)
  • Nilima BARDE (Indian)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Helen Yasmin Magdalene Keller (British) staying in Hope and working at Deepam, Thamarai & Auro Orchard.
  • Thirumavalavan ELUMALAI (Indian) staying in Windarra and working at Sunship.

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Cleo Tanja Marianne LUKKARINEN (Finnish)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE ANNOUNCED:

  • Soma ROY (Indian) – Soma comes from a family of devotees of Mother and Sri Aurobindo. She has been coming to AV since 2016, contributing to Savitri Bhavan and Udavi school and sponsoring some children from the village.

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Pedro LEGUINA (Spanish)
  • Victoria BONNEAU (French)


News & Notes #899 (4 December 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Daniel RABIN (Canadian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Ramana JAYARAMAN (Indian) staying in Realisation and working at Arka

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Wanjung KIM (Korean)

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Barath Kumar SIVACOUMAR (Indian) staying in Kailash and studying at Future School
  • Jayapriyan LAKSHMANAN (Indian) staying in Sangamam Community working at Kinisi
  • Mahindra CORDONNIER (French) staying in Udyogam and working at TreeHouse Community
  • Nadir SKOLES (Dutch) staying in Miracle and working at Eternal Divers
  • Sudarsana RAMAKRISHNAN (Indian) staying in Slancio and studying at Future School
  • Yugasri PALANI (Indian) staying in Prarthana and studying at Last School & Acharya college (Pondy)

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Abitha ANBU (Indian)
  • Reshma Maria AROCKIARAJ (Indian)
  • Raul Mattia PROIETTI (Italian)
  • Sauman SURESH (Indian)


News & Notes #898 (27 November 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Elisa TUCCI (French) staying in New Community (Certitude) and working at Divine Arts
  • Raquel SANCHEZ (Spanish) staying in Soffio and working at Pitanga & Auroville Language Lab
  • Satheeshkumar GAJENDRAN (Indian) staying in New Creation and working at Bread and Chocolate

CHILD OF NEWCOMER:

  • Thao DOUMINGE (French) Born on 17/12/2016 (Son of Elisa TUCCI)

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Gijs VAN DEN BROECK (Belgian)
  • Jens TORP (German)
  • Rosemarie DEMELLO aka Rose (British)
  • Sankarshan KINI aka Shanks (Indian)
  • Vincenzo CAFARELLI aka Enzo (Italian)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Anand RAJARAM (Indian) staying in Humanscapes and working at Help Animals and Elderly care
  • Marvin Joya II Panganiban aka Zech (Hong Kong SAR) staying in Saylam and working at Svaram

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Donald Mac Pherson ROBERTS aka Don (USA)
  • Elham VALI (Iranian)
  • Pablo CUESTA (Spanish)

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Suresh SENGENI (Indian) staying in Aspiration Community (Spouse of Lavanya)


News & Notes #897 (20 November 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Dakshani KUMAR (Indian) staying in Mir and working at Auro-Orchard
  • Nilima BADRE (Indian) staying in Moongate Guest House and working at IPK Activities
  • Purushothaman ELUMALAI (Indian) staying in Auromode and working at MG Eco Duties

CHILD OF NEWCOMER:

  • Sara BADRE (Indian) Born on 28/07/2009 (daughter of Nilima)
  • Ekvira BADRE (Indian) Born on 31/01/2014 (daughter of Nilima)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Cibin THOMAS (Indian)
  • Sathya ARUMUGAM (Indian)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Alexandre MANGANO (Italian) staying in Auromode and working at Arka
  • Irene DAOUST (Canadian) staying in Surrender and working at Matrimandir
  • Seul Ki JANG (Korean) staying in Courage and working at Nowana & Upcycling Studio

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Sandhiya PANNEERSELVAM (Indian)

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Bhakkiyalakshmi RAJ (Indian) staying in Inspiration (Spouse of Raj Elumalai)


News & Notes #896 (13 November 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Daniel RABIN (Canadian) staying in Serendipity and working at AV Arts Services and Serendipity

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Rajesh SHAH (USA)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Manikandan GANESAN (Indian) staying in Creativity and working at Isaiambalam School
  • Sriman KOTA (USA) staying in Petite Ferme (previously Maitreyi 2) and working at Yuvabe

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Induja GANDHIPRASAD (Indian)

NOT READY TO JOIN AUROVILLE:

  • Rajinikanth RATHINA PILLAI (Indian)


News & Notes #895 (6 November 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Gijs VAN DEN BROECK (Belgian) staying in Serendipity and working at Sadhana Forest
  • Jens TORP (German) staying in Creativity and working at Creativity Guest house, African Pavilion, Matrimandir
  • Rosemarie DEMELLO aka Rose (British) staying in Auromode and working at Unity Pavilion
  • Sankarshan KINI aka Shanks (Indian) staying in Luminosity and working at AV Arts Service
  • Vincenzo CAFARELLI aka Enzo (Italian) staying in Maitreye 1 (Swaha US house) and working at Auroville Language Lab (ALL)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Cleo Tanja Marianne LUKKARINEN (Finnish) staying in Pitchandikulam and working at Land Board
  • Rishi DAMANI (Indian) staying in Samasti and working at Botanical Garden

NOT READY TO JOIN AUROVILLE:

  • Ganesh Shanmugam (Indian)


News & Notes #894 (30 October 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Cibin THOMAS (Indian) staying in New Community, Certitude and working at PTDC
  • Sathya ARUMUGAM (Indian) staying in Shanti and working at ACUR (Town Hall) & Matrimandir

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Saipriya CHANDRAMOHAN (Indian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Wanjung KIM (Korean) staying in Courage and working at Nowana

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Avinash RAVI RAGHAVAN (Indian)

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Abitha ANBU (Indian) staying in Windarra and studying currently
  • Reshma Maria AROCKIARAJ (Indian) staying in Aspiration and studying currently
  • Raul Mattia PROIETTI (Italian) staying in Baraka and working at Gastronomica
  • Sauman SURESH (Indian) staying in Harmony and studying currently

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Alexander SOKOLOV (Russian)


News & Notes #893 (23 October 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Rajesh SHAH (USA) staying in Invocation and working at Matrimandir & Waste Without Borders

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Alena DEMIDENKO aka Amrita (Russian)
  • Anuradha SENGUTTUVAN (Indian)
  • Vallari SHAH (USA)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Donald Mac Pherson ROBERTS aka Don (USA) staying in Douceur and working at Savi & Hang Out
  • Elham VALI (Iranian) staying in Citadines and working at Auroville Unity Fund & BCC
  • Pablo CUESTA (Spanish) staying in Quiet and working at Aspiration team (Yucca) and ATB

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Monique GAUTHIER (USA)
  • Rajeev NATARAJAN (Indian)

ERRATA:

  • Richard EGGENBERGER aka Narad (USA) – Announced in ES# 102 (NN dated 9/10/2021) with the place of work as Matrimandir Garden by mistake


News & Notes #892 (16 October 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Emma MANI (British)
  • Poovizhi PATCHAIYAPPAN (Indian)
  • Saravanan MUNUSAMY (Indian)

CHILD OF NEWCOMER:

  • Evangel Ray Mani (British) Born on 28/01/2007 (daughter of Emma MANI)
  • Luca Joy MANI (British) Born on 03/03/2010 (son of Emma MANI)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Sandhiya PANNEERSELVAM (Indian) staying in Matrimandir Nursery and working at Matrimandir

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Rupam MISHRA (Indian)

RETURNING AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Doris TAOUCI (French) staying in Grace and working at Laboratory of Evolution Research and Kindergarten


News & Notes #891 (9 October 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Saipriya CHANDRAMOHAN (Indian) staying in Kalpana and working at Auroville Radio

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Patrick DOUMINGE (French)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Induja GANDHIPRASAD (Indian) staying in Creativity and working at Sunlit Future
  • Sathish MACHAKETU (Indian) staying in Kriya Youth Housing and working at Nowana
  • Zinab Beygom TAHERI aka Marjan (Iranian) staying in Surrender and working at Aha Kindergarten

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Anbarasan VIJAYARANGAN aka Anbu (Indian)
  • Gomathi DEVARAJ (Indian)
  • Sathyanarayan BHAMBORE (Indian)

RETURNING AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Richard EGGENBERGER aka Narad (USA) staying in Madhuca and working with Matrimandir Garden team, conducting OM choir & Satsang

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Sumadi ANBARASAN (Indian)


News & Notes #890 (2 October 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Alena DEMIDENKO aka Amrita (Russian) staying in Douceur and working at Savitri Bhavan
  • Anuradha SENGUTTUVAN (Indian) staying in Future School Staff Quarters and working at Future School
  • Vallari SHAH (USA) staying in Invocation and working at Matrimandir & Savitri Nursery

CHILD OF NEWCOMER:

  • Akshay Kumar (Indian) Born on 11/05/2005 (Son of Anuradha SENGUTTUVAN)

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Anne MADINIER (French)
  • Sophie BAPTISTE (French)

NEWCOMER RESTARTING THE PROCESS:

  • Victoria BONNEAU (French) staying in Humanscapes and working at Nandanam

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Anitha DHARMALINGAM (Indian)
  • Kowsalya ASHOK (Indian)
  • Lesley BRANAGAN (Australian)
  • Michael LEE aka Mike (South African)


News & Notes #889 (25 September 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Poovizhi PATCHAIYAPPAN (Indian) staying in Udavi Staff Quarters and working at Stem Land
  • Saravanan MUNUSAMY (Indian) staying in Staff Quarters (Protection) and working at Aikiyam School

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Mohamed Abdelrahman ALSADEG MOSTAFA aka Batoo (Sudanese)

NEWCOMER RESTARTING THE PROCESS:

  • Ksenia NUGAEVA (Russian) staying in Transformation and working at PTDC

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Avinash RAVI RAGHAVAN (Indian) Staying in Realization and working with BCC & PATH Architects-Planners

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Divya Bharathi ARUNACHALAM (Indian)


News & Notes #888 (18 September 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Patrick DOUMINGE (French) staying in Certitude and working at Auro Dental

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Roberto PANICHI (Italian)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Monique GAUTHIER (USA) staying in Citadines and working at Sante & AV Arts Service

Rajeev NATARAJAN (Indian) staying in Pump House and working at Talam

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Saravana DEIVASIGAMANY (Indian)


News & Notes #887 (11 September 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Anne MADINIER (French) staying in Fraternity and working at French Pavilion & Botanical Gardens
  • Sophie BAPTISTE (French) staying in Realisation and working at PTDC

CHILD OF A NEWCOMER:

  • Gopi DAS-MADINIER (French) Born on 23-03-2006 (Son of Anne MADINIER)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Gopal DALAMI (Indian) staying in Courage and working at Surya Performance Lab & ALA Activity
  • Rupam MISHRA (Indian) staying in Humanscapes and working at Theatre Group & Language Lab

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Anupama JAGADEESH (USA)
  • Chitra PALAKODETI (Indian)
  • Sony CHIM aka Surya (Cambodian)

RETURNING AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Minpyo JEON aka Namu (Korean)

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Adhavan MURUGAN (Indian)
  • Surya LOKUTA (Spanish)


News & Notes #886 (4 September 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Mohamed Abdelrahman ALSADEG MOSTAFA aka Batoo (Sudanese) staying in Kriya Community and working at TLC

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Cesare FASSI (Italian)
  • Shivangi GADIA (Indian)
  • Vatsla SHARMA (Indian)
  • Vivekan BRUNSCHWIG (French)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Anbarasan VIJAYARANGAN aka Anbu (Indian) staying in La Ferme working at Isaiambalam School
  • Gomathi DEVARAJ (Indian) staying in Fraternity and working at Pre-Creche
  • Sathyanarayan BHAMBORE (Indian) staying in Bharat Nivas Staff Quarters and working at Bharat Nivas Trust

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Gopa KOTA (USA)

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Sumadi ANBARASAN (Indian) spouse of Anbarasan VIJAYARANGAN aka Anbu


News & Notes #885 (28 August 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Emma MANI (British) staying in Maitreye II and working at Future School
  • Roberto PANICHI (Italian) staying in New Creation (Loretta’s house) and working at Gastronomica

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Lucas Louis Vincent POLLET (French)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Anitha DHARMALINGAM (Indian) staying in Humanscapes and working at Auromode Apartments
  • Kowsalya ASHOK (Indian) staying in Caretaker House (SAIIER Transport Service) and working at Dental Clinics in Protection & Health Center
  • Lesley BRANAGAN (Australian) staying in Creativity and working at Auroville Today
  • Michael LEE aka Mike (South African) staying in Auromodele (Harmony) and working at Perceptiveye

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Ganesh GOTHANDAPANI (Indian)

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Logeshwary VINAYAGAMOORTHY (Indian)


News & Notes #884 (21 August 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Senthil PASUPATHY aka Gerad (Indian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Divya Bharathi ARUNACHALAM (Indian) staying in Djaima and working at Udavi School

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Babu VEERASAKTHIVEL (Indian)
  • Patricia ROUSSET (French)
  • Udhayalakshmi RAMACHANDIRAN aka Ramya (Indian)

Errata:

  • Zinab Beygom TAHERI aka Marjan (Iranian) was announced on 7/8/2021 as staying in Angiras Garden by mistake. We will publish a new announcement for her at a later date.


News & Notes #883 (14 August 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Cesare FASSI (Italian) staying at in Swayam and working at Auroservice
  • Shivangi GADIA (Indian) staying in WeDK (Prarthana) and working at Inscapes
  • Vatsla SHARMA (Indian) staying in Citadine and working at Bharat Nivas, Auroville Language Lab & Matrimandir
  • Vivekan BRUNSCHWIG (French) staying in French Pavilion and working at Auro Orchard

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Gopika DAHANUKAR (Indian)
  • Luke MARSH (British)
  • Raquel JOVER (Spanish)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Saravana DEIVASIGAMANY (Indian) staying in Aurobrindavan and working at Palmyra

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Anbazhagan VEERAPPAN (Indian)
  • Arul NARAYANASAMY (Indian)
  • Kshitij BHATT (Indian)
  • Mohamed Ismail JALEEL (Indian)


News & Notes #882 (7 August 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Lucas Louis Vincent POLLET (French) staying in Aurobrindavan (Palmyra) and working at Waste Without Border

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Alexander PEREVERZEV (Russian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Anupama JAGADEESH (USA) staying in Vikas and working at Yuvabe
  • Chitra PALAKODETI (Indian) staying in Promesse and working at Deepanam School & Savitri Bhavan
  • Sony CHIM aka Surya (Cambodian) staying in Kalpana and working at Savitri Hostel
  • Zinab Beygom TAHERI aka Marjan (Iranian) staying in Angiras Garden and working at Aha Kindergarten

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Angelo FRATTI (French)
  • Audrey BARBALAT (French)
  • Ruben BERLANGA RANDALL (Mexican)
  • Sathiya KUMAR (Indian)

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Adhavan MURUGAN (Indian) staying in Courage and working at Windarra farm (Minvayu)
  • Surya LOKUTA (Spanish) staying in Harmony and studying at Last School

RETURNING AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Minpyo JEON aka Namu (Korean) staying in Creativity and working at Nowana

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Chiara MERIANI MERLO (Italian)
  • Nijam BUDIN (Italian)


News & Notes #881 (31 July 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Senthil PASUPATHY aka Gerad (Indian) staying in Terra Soul and working at Terra Soul Farm

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Aurore GALARZA (French)
  • Dmitrii SEMENOV aka Dimitriy (Russian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Gopa KOTA (USA) staying in Maitreye II and working at Mattram

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Balaji SUBBARAJU (USA)
  • Olha BONDAR aka Olga (Ukrainian)
  • Sriranjani BOOBALAN (Indian)
  • Vijaya SAMPATH (Indian)
  • Zhengrong ZHAO aka Lhamo (Chinese)

PARTNER OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Girija PUTHAMPURI MURALIDHARAN (Indian) staying in Petite Ferme (Partner of Manfred Lehnert)

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Nithya VELU (Indian)


News & Notes #880 (24 July 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Gopika DHANUKAR (Indian) staying in Center Field and working at Unity Pavilion
  • Luke MARSH (British) staying in Sadhana Forest and working at Sadhana Forest
  • Raquel JOVER (Spanish) staying in Invocation (Isora’s house in Sadaka) and working at Aire Masks

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Ganesh GOTHANDAPANI (Indian) staying in Aspiration and working at IT 150 DPI

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Logeshwary VINAYAGAMOORTHY (Indian) Spouse of Jayamoorthy Jayakannan (staying in Humanscapes)


News & Notes #879 (17 July 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Alexander PEREVERZEV (Russian) staying in Savitri Bhavan Hostel and working at Savitri Bhavan

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Babu VEERASAKTHIVEL (Indian) staying in Siddhartha Forest and working at Siddhartha Forest & Dehashakti Gym
  • Patricia ROUSSET (French) staying in Transformation (Samata GH) and working at Auroville Health Services
  • Udhayalakshmi RAMACHANDIRAN aka Ramya (Indian) staying in Udavi Staff Quarters and working at Udavi School


News & Notes #878 (10 July 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Aurore GALARZA (French) staying in Surrender and working at Botanical Garden
  • Dmitrii SEMENOV (aka Dimitriy) (Russian) staying in Maitreye I and working at Matrimandir

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Anbazhagan VEERAPPAN (Indian) staying in Udavi Staff Quarters and working at Auroville Institute of Applied Technology (AIAT)
  • Arul NARAYANASAMY (Indian) staying in Aspiration Field and working at Pitchandikulam
  • Kshitij BHATT (Indian) staying in Kalpana and working at Unity Pavilion
  • Mohamed Ismail JALEEL (Indian) staying in Road Service Caretaker House and working at Auroville Road Service


News & Notes #877 (3 July 2021)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Balaji SUBBARAJU (USA) staying in Vikas and working at AV Consulting
  • Olha BONDAR (aka Olga) (Ukrainian) staying in Humanscape and working at Matrimandir & To be Two
  • Sriranjani BOOBALAN (Indian) staying in Djaima and working at Omega
  • Vijaya SAMPATH (Indian) staying in Protection and working at Tanto Restaurant & Guest House (Srima)
  • Zhengrong ZHAO (aka Lhamo) (Chinese) staying in Humility and working at Joy Community
  • Angelo FRATTI (French) staying in Kalabhumi and working at Sakura Sushi
  • Audrey BARBALAT (French) staying in Sharnga and working at Taboo Boutique & TLC
  • Ishay BOTBOL (British) staying in Soffio and working at Perceptiveye & Miniature
  • Ruben BERLANGA RANDALL (Mexican) staying in Dana and working at Auroville.Com & AV Radio
  • Sathiya KUMAR (Indian) staying in Adventure and working at Pre-creche

SPOUSE OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Nithya VELU (Indian) staying in Inspiration (wife of Velu)


News & Notes #876 (26 June 2021)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Balaji SUBBARAJU (USA) staying in Vikas and working at AV Consulting
  • Olha BONDAR (aka Olga) (Ukrainian) staying in Humanscape and working at Matrimandir & To be Two
  • Sriranjani BOOBALAN (Indian) staying in Djaima and working at New Creation Child Development & Sunrise Taxi Service
  • Vijaya SAMPATH (Indian) staying in Protection and working at Tanto Restaurant & Guest House (Srima)
  • Zhengrong ZHAO (aka Lhamo) (Chinese) staying in Humility and working at Joy Community

SPOUSE / PARTNER / CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Nithya VELU (Indian) staying in Inspiration (wife of Velu)


News & Notes #875 (19 June 2021)

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Noe PRIGENT (French)

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Suma HOULDSWORTH (USA)


News & Notes #874 (12 June 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Michel LOPEZ (French)

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Rupan GAJANTHIRAN (Indian)

RETURNING AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Kathryn VAN NOTE (aka) Swaha US (USA)


News & Notes #873 (5 June 2021)

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Geetha SELVAM (Indian)
  • Giovani PARRILLO (Italian)
  • Laure HUYS (Belgian)
  • Rajnarayan ANDAGERE (Australian)


News & Notes #872 (29 May 2021)

The following people have left Auroville on his/her own:

  • Richard PRESLEY (USA)
  • Ulrike STRASSMANN (German)


News & Notes #871 (22 May 2021)

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Marko BOSKO (Croatian)
  • Peter LLOYD (British)
  • Sankar BALAKRISHANAN (Indian)
  • Veronese ROBIN (Canadian)

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Bruno FAUCHER (French)
  • Jorge LOPEZ (Spanish)
  • John Paul LACROIX (aka Phoenix) (Canadian)
  • Mira JOSHI (Belgian)
  • Soyoko AWAZU COLOMBET (Japanese)
  • Xavier COLOMBET (French)
  • Soham COLOMBET (French)
  • Yong Hwi KIM (Korean)
  • Danu KIM (Korean)
  • Sunu KIM (Korean)
  • Yoon KYUNG LEE (Korean)

NOT READY TO JOIN AUROVILLE:

  • Girija Puthampuri MURALIDHARAN (Indian)


News & Notes #870 (15 May 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Michel LOPEZ (French) staying in Auromode and working at Matrimandir

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Luca SERRI (Italian)

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Angelica BERNAL MALDONALDO (Colombian)
  • Archana SARAF (Indian)
  • Carine POISSON (aka) Karine (French)
  • Evgenia GLADKAIA (Russian)
  • Julia PULLEN (German)
  • Nidhin ANAND (Indian)
  • Swati RAJPUT (Indian
  • Tamara Sivan BOTBOL (British)

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Noe PRIGENT (French) staying in Samasti and working at Youth Center

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Aruna ARUMUGAM (Indian)
  • Manisa TAIT (French)

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Cecilie Lanken VERMA (Dutch)
  • Ahana Elva Lanken VERMA (Dutch)
  • Arvind Lanken VERMA (Dutch)
  • Steina OHMAN (Finnish)


News & Notes #868 (1 May 2021)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Geetha SELVAM (Indian) staying in New Creation (Roy/Tixon Boarding) and working at Town Hall Reception
  • Giovani PARRILLO (Italian) staying in Serenity and working at Funding Auroville & Auroville Name Protection Group
  • Laure HUYS (Belgian) staying in Auromode and working at Eco Femme
  • Marvin Joya II PANGANIBAN (Zech) (Hong Kong) staying and working at Savitri Bhavan
  • Rajnarayan ANDAGERE (Australian) staying in Udumbu and working at Upcycling Studio
  • Rupan GAJANTHIRAN (Indian) staying in Creativity and working at Kinisi

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Christopher Peter HARRISON (British)
  • Jegan SANKARDASS (Indian)
  • Valentina GAROZZO (Italian)

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Gregorio Aurelio CORCIONE (Italian)
  • India Letizia CORCIONE (Italian)
  • Mahana CORDONNIER (French)
  • Neha PARTHASARATHY (Indian)
  • Veerle KOSTER (Dutch)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE CONFIRMED:

  • Sumit BAJORIA (Indian)

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Emma PALMER (Swedish)
  • Nils JOHANSSON (Swedish)


News & Notes #867 (24 April 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Luca SERRI (Italian) staying in Soffio and working at Terrasoul Farm and AFI

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Anshul AGGARWAL (Indian)
  • Ashwini Sreedevi TATPATI (Indian)
  • Jeounghee SON aka Rose (Korean) Luca
  • Pavneet KAUR (Indian)


News & Notes #866 (17 April 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Isabelle PIEGAY (French)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Marko BOSKO (Croatian) staying in Auromode and working at Aurofilm
  • Peter LLOYD (British) staying in Angiras garden and working at AV Today & Terrasoul Farm
  • Sankar BALAKRISHANAN (Indian) staying in Matrimandir Caretaker House and working at Matrimandir
  • Veronese ROBIN (Canadian) staying in New Community (Certitude) and working at Upcycling Studio

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Mrinalini SEKAR (Indian)
  • Ramesh SUBBURAYAN (Indian)

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Auromaheshan SHIVA (Indian)
  • Jianghao XU (Chinese)


News & Notes #865 (10 April 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Thuamzading VALTE aka Dingbawi (Indian) [correction: staying in La Maison des Jeunes]

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Carine POISSON (aka) Karine (French) staying in Luminosity and working at Auroville Fashion Studio & Happy Glass Studio
  • Julia PULLEN (German) staying in Creativity and working at Koodam
  • Nidhin ANAND (Indian) staying in Annapurna Farm and working at Annapurna Farm
  • Swati RAJPUT (Indian) staying in Citadines and working at Deepam School & Santé
  • Tamara Sivan BOTBOL (British) staying in Soffio and working at PTDC

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Bernard VUILLOD (French)
  • Chun Whoa LEE (Korean)
  • Gunhui KIM aka Mint (Korean)
  • Harishini MUGUNDAN (Indian)
  • Jin Yeo KIM (Korean)
  • Linda LEE (South African)
  • Manikandan NAGAPPAN aka Sathish (Indian) Tamara
  • Siegfried Hans WERNER aka Siggi (German)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE ANNOUNCED:

  • Sumit BAJORIA (Indian) - Sumit has been involved with Auroville since 2001, supporting different projects like Arulvazhi, Savitri Bhavan, etc. He is also aspiring to work with Luigi (Dynamis) and Torkil (Prakrit). His heart wants to be here now and he is volunteering in Matrimandir.


News & Notes #864 (3 April 2021)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Angelica BERNAL MALDONALDO (Colombian) - staying in Pitchandikulam (Coin de Terre) and working at PTDC, Auroville Earth Institute & Auro-Orchard
  • Archana SARAF (Indian) - staying in Grace and working at AV Arts Service & Roots
  • Evgenia GLADKAIA (Russian) - staying in Nine Palms and working at Nine Palms & Hibiscus

RETURNING AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Kathryn VAN NOTE (aka Swaha US) (USA) - staying in Maitreye I and working at News & Notes

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Manisa TAIT (French) staying in Centre Field and studying at Future School

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE CONFIRMED:

  • Geeta SUD (Indian)
  • Pinky JOWEL (Indian)


News & Notes #863 (27 March 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Isabelle PIEGAY (French) staying in Auromode and working at Upcycling Studio

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Pedro LEGUINA (Spanish)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Christopher Peter HARRISON (British) staying in Isaiambalam staff quarters and working at Botanical Gardens
  • Jegan SANKARDASS (Indian) staying in Kriya and working at Aquadyn & Lilaloka
  • Valentina GAROZZO (Italian) staying in Serenity and working at Art Service & Miniature

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Amy LUCKSTED (British)
  • Fanny AVIER (French)
  • John DANDREA (USA)
  • Rivu LAHA (Indian)
  • Saifuddin KHARAWALA (Indian)
  • Tushita GANDHI (Indian)

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Gregorio Aurelio CORCIONE (Italian) staying in Sukhavati and learning piano and music
  • India Letizia CORCIONE (Italian) staying in Sukhavati and teaching swimming to children
  • Mahana CORDONNIER (French) staying in Udyogam and teaching yoga at Auromode
  • Neha PARTHASARATHY (Indian) staying in Maitreye I and studying in Future School
  • Veerle KOSTER (Dutch) staying in Gaia’s garden and studying in Future School


News & Notes #862 (20 March 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Thuamzading VALTE aka Dingbawi (Indian) - staying in Citadines and working at Kinisi

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Jayaprakash JAYABALAN (Indian)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Anshul AGGARWAL (Indian) - staying in Pitchandikulam (Coin de Terre) and working at AuroOrchard & Citizens Assembly
  • Ashwini Sreedevi TATPATI (Indian) - staying in Aspiration and working at Verite
  • Jeounghee SON aka Rose (Korean) - staying in Future School and working at PTDC & PARA Agency
  • Pavneet KAUR (Indian) - staying in Center Field and working at TDC (Environment Monitoring Cell)

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Giovanni CITO (Italian)
  • Nadia LABIOD (French)


News & Notes #861 (13 March 2021)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Mrinalini SEKAR (Indian staying in Maitreye 2and working at Udavi School and TLC
  • Ramesh SUBBURAYAN (Indian) staying in Sangamam Community and working at Spirulina Farm

Mrinalini

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Richa HUSHING (Indian)

YOUTH TURNED 18 ANNOUNCED:

  • Aruna ARUMUGAM (Indian) staying in Arya and working at Avision
  • Auromaheshan SHIVA (Indian) staying in Matrimandir Nursery and studying in Future School
  • Jianghao XU (Chinese) staying in Swayam and studying in Future School

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Ranjini BOOBALAN (Indian)


News & Notes #860 (6 March 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Pedro LEGUINA (Spanish) staying in Certitude and working at Unitary Design Studio

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Bernard VUILLOD (French) - staying in Surrender and working at PTDC
  • Chun Whoa LEE (Korean) - staying in Realisation and working at PTDC & Dehashakthi
  • Gunhui KIM aka Mint (Korean) - staying in Sukhavati and working at Korean Pavilion and SquareDot
  • Harishini MUGUNDAN (Indian) staying in Kalpana and working at AV Child Protection
  • Jin Yeo KIM (Korean) - staying in Realisation and working at Shradhanjali
  • Linda LEE (South African) staying in Auromodele (Agni Jata) and working at Quiet Healing Centre
  • Manikandan NAGAPPAN aka Sathish (Indian) staying in Kriya and working at Unity Transport Service
  • Siegfried Hans WERNER aka Siggi (German) staying in Auromode and working at Housing Service.

AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Helen EVELEIGH (British)
  • Idoya TOBAR (Spanish)
  • Stefano CESCA (Italian)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE ANNOUNCED:

  • Geeta SUD (Indian) - Geeta comes from a family of long time devotees who have contributed, through the years, towards the building of Matrimandir. She is now able to fulfill her long-standing dream of being part of the Auroville experience, and as a first step, to become a "Friend of Auroville".
  • Pinky JOWEL (Indian) - Dr. Pinky Jowel is an IAS Officer presently posted as Special Secretary of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department, Gov’t of Tamil Nadu in Chennai. She has been visiting Auroville since 2015 and developed a deep connection with its spirit. More recently, she has been offering support to various situations and projects relating to Auroville. Going forward, she is willing to help wherever she can and act as a bridge between Auroville, the State Government and even the Central Government in relation to issues/projects.

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN: • Audrey Serre (French)


News & Notes #858 (20 February 2021)

NEWCOMERS CONFIRMED:

  • Charles ZANON (French)
  • Gayathiri SUDHAKAR (Indian)
  • Valarmathy DAMU (Indian) - missed her additional works at Matrimandir Gardens & AV Puncture Service in the previous announcement on 16/01/2021 (ES # 067)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Amy LUCKSTED (British) staying in Isai Ambalam staff quarters and working at Housing Service
  • Fanny AVIER (French) staying in Dehasakti Sports Ground (Dana) and working at Last School
  • John DANDREA (USA) staying in Citadines and working at Matrimandir
  • Rivu LAHA (Indian) staying in Felicity and working at Auroville Art Service & Aurofilm
  • Saifuddin KHARAWALA (Indian) staying in Citadines and working at Mattram
  • Tushita GANDHI (Indian) staying in Horizon and working at Studio Naqshbandi

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Nadia DOWLAT ABADI FARAHANI (Italian)
  • Raju SHANMUGAM (Indian)

SPOUSE / PARTNER / CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER OF AN AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Sandhiya BALANAND (Indian)


News & Notes #857 (13 February 2021)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Giovanni CITO (Italian) staying in Maitreye I and working at Upcycling Studio.
  • Nadia LABIOD (French) staying in Citadines and working at Kid’s cafe (Certitude) & Auromode as Naturopath and Psychosomatologist

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Giri THIRUMAL (Indian)
  • Kardash ILIAGOUEV (Australian)
  • Matthias POMMERENING (German)
  • Nandalal SHERPALI (Indian)
  • Prajnya RAO (Indian)
  • Sathyamoorthy KRISHNAMOORTHY(Indian)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE CONFIRMED:

  • Gaurav VIG (Indian)

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Jiaqi Liu (German)
  • Marc BAUCHET (French)
  • Elise BAUCHET LIU (German)
  • Felix BAUCHET LIU (German)
  • Shang Chuan CHIANG (Spanish)

NOT READY TO JOIN AUROVILLE:

  • Amutha VEERAPPAN (Indian)


News & Notes #853 (30 January 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Gayathiri SUDHAKAR (Indian) staying in Humanscapes and working at Gas Service

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Iodya TOBAR (Spanish) staying in Maitreye I and working at Cynergy
  • Richa HUSHING (Indian) staying in Felicity and working at Auroville Digital Archives and Auroville Film Institute (under Art Service)

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Jan BUDIN (Italian)
  • Renuka POOT DIRK (Indian)

LEFT ON HIS/HER OWN:

  • Christopher SMITH (British)
  • Pankaj Arunkumar JANI (Indian)


News & Notes #854 (23 January 2021)

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Marzia LOCHIS aka Samantha (Italian)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Helen EVELEIGH (British) staying in Soffio and working at Auroville Research Platform (Project under SAIIER)
  • Stefano CESCA (Italian) staying in Serenity and working at Auroville Radio

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Krista MUDD (USA)
  • Nithya VEERAPPAN (Indian)
  • Prakash VENKATESAN (Indian)
  • Rebeca LOPEZ (Spanish)

FRIEND OF AUROVILLE ANNOUNCED:

  • Gaurav VIG (Indian) volunteering with Sanskrit Research Institute

NOT READY TO JOIN AUROVILLE:

  • Stephane LEFEBVRE (Canadian)


News & Notes #853 (16 January 2021)

NEWCOMERS ANNOUNCED:

  • Charles ZANON (French) staying in Gaia and working at Earth Institute
  • Valarmathy DAMU (Indian) staying in Kalabhumi and working at Klara’s House (Auromodele)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Nadia DOWLAT ABADI FARAHANI (Italian) staying in Serenity and working at AV Radio, Pitanga & Verite
  • Raju SHANMUGAM (Indian) staying in Humanscapes and working at Sacred Groves

AUROVILIANS CONFIRMED:

  • Elisabeth CAMILLE (French)
  • Georgia BENNER ROSS (Canadian)
  • Jean-Luc BUREAU (French)
  • Neetha JOTHI (Indian)

SPOUSE/PARTNER/CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER OF AN AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Sandhiya (Indian) Spouse of Balaanand, staying in Courage and working at C3STREAM Land Designs, Udavi and Isaiambalam

NOT READY TO JOIN AUROVILLE:

  • Dianna PURDUE (British)


News & Notes #852 (9 January 2021)

AUROVILIAN ANNOUNCED:

  • Giri THIRUMAL (Indian) staying in Fertile East and working at NESS & Fertile East Forest


News & Notes #851 (2 January 2021)

NEWCOMER ANNOUNCED:

  • Marzia LOCHIS aka Samantha (Italian) staying in Swayam and working at M & M Cheese

NEWCOMER CONFIRMED:

  • Vignesh KANDASAMY (Indian)

AUROVILIANS ANNOUNCED:

  • Kardash ILIAGOUEV (Australian) staying in Soffio and working at Buddha Garden
  • Matthias POMMERENING (German) staying in Humanscapes and working at Savitri Bhavan
  • Nandalal SHERPALI (Indian) staying in Auromics Staff Quarters and working at AUROMICS/AMANO
  • Sathyamoorthy KRISHNAMOORTHY (Indian) staying in Mantra Staff Quarters and working at Mantra Pottery

YOUTH TURNED 18 CONFIRMED:

  • Raghul KATHIRAVAN (Indian)

SPOUSE / PARTNER / CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER OF AN AUROVILIAN CONFIRMED:

  • Muthu SUBBURAYAN (Indian)


See also