A Guide to Auroville: Slow Life, Volunteering and Organic Food.

695sharesThere’s more to Auroville than Matrimandir and Auro Beach. Over a month, I found that visiting Auroville can be more meaningful. Featured image by Okramesh (CC). Post updated 2020. Back in 2011, when I quit my corporate job to follow my dream to travel the world, I didn’t imagine I would one day land up in a township dedicated to the same ideology. That township is Auroville. A place where people come to live their dreams. I’ve come across countless stories. A market researcher turned organic farmer. A policeman turned village school headmaster. A corporate honcho turned teacher. A teacher turned mechanic. This is a place to ditch the life you’ve lived, and live the life you’ve always wanted, even if for a few days. Here your conviction to follow your passion holds more value than your salary or title. Visiting Auroville on a day trip from Pondicherry is a bad idea. It is a place to stay and soak in the spirit of doing the things you really love. Take my guide and stay … Continue reading A Guide to Auroville: Slow Life, Volunteering and Organic Food.