The June-July 2008 double issue of Auroville Today deals with two main topics. The first topic is Auroville's ecological outreach programmes: the restoration of Chennai's Adyar Creek and the progress made in the coastal eco restoration after the 2004 tsunami. The issue also has a portrait of the work of the Shakti nursery
The second main issue is Auroville's refutation of a recent BBC broadcast, in which it was alleged that Auroville condones sexual exploitation of children by Aurovilians.
Other articles in this issue deal with the development of social software systems as tools for community collaboration and consensus; the development of old utopias through human history; and a photo special of Giorgio.
In the section new books there are the announcements of three new books on Sri Aurobindo and The Mother: Sri Aurobindo:
- The Poet of Nature & other writings on Savitri by Asoka K. Ganguli;
- Sri Aurobindo and the Future Psychology by A.S. Dalal with contributions of Brant Cortright, Michael Miovic & Alok Pandey; and
- ‘Auroville patri Sri Annai kooriyavai', the Tamil translation of The Mother on Auroville – References in Mother's Agenda, translated by S. Mahalingam.
Lastly there is A summer's harvest…
Here follow a few of the articles. We wish you happy reading. By following the links you are welcome to read a few of the articles. We wish you happy reading. Please subscribe if you want to read more, or ask for a free copy. Details are elsewhere on this web page.