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1931 Map of Auroville Area

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Drawings showing the tracing of a 1931 map of the area around Pondicherry, which shows the Auroville area as well.

The Urn

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The Urn at the Amphitheater was a central feature of Auroville’s inauguration ceremony. Into it was poured soil from most of the countries of the world, as well as each state of India. It still stands today at the center of the Amphitheater.

Delegates and Placards at the Inauguration

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The photos of delegates arriving at the venue for the inauguration gives a sense of the activity, excitement and human energy of the occasion. Once the event began, a more sombre energy would have prevailed.
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