Auroville is located in South India in Tamil Nadu, 150 km south of Chennai (Madras)) and about 10 km north of the city of Puducherry (Pondicherry).
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The city was inaugurated in 1968. Initiator of this project, Mother wanted that Auroville is a place where human unity know his directorial debut. Nearly 2,300 residents from some 51 countries have come join the laboratory of evolution based on the teachings of Sri Aurobindo.
The environment is wide and flexible. It is meant to evolve and change according to the individual and collective consciousness. The foundations of life in Auroville are aspiration, trust, sincerity, responsibility and good will. Every citizen of the world can participate in its development.