About this website
This is the third generation of the
We acknowledge here for the work on
this site -as well as on the township itself- all those
Aurovilians before us, - and all of them yet to come..
In particular we thank:
Nilauro Markus and Theo Waalkes who
painstakingly set up, and maintained, the very first editions
of the Auroville site from the mid-nineties onwards;
Ulrich Blass & 'Gateway', and
Larry Tepper, whose encouragement and financial support enabled
us to put together the present version of the site; and Kelly
Oakes & Johnny of 'Reality
Hosting' for freely hosting the site since March '02;
Dominique Darr, Andreas Deffner,
JanPieter Derkstra, David Klammer, Yadid Levy, Martin
Littlewood, John Mandeen, Sven Ulsa and Pino Marchese for the
generous sharing of their photographs;
Illustrator Emanuele for his cartoons
Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Auroville
Archives and Auroville Today for the generous sharing of their
Alan and Carel for occasional advice;
Tim for proofreading and augmenting
many of the pages, and writing the answers to the FAQs;
Ashaman, Jesse and Julietta for their
freely given time and articles,
and of course, we thank ALL Aurovilians who so sweetly supplied
us with their material.
who is no more, for creating art & culture section.
Mauna for being instrumental in piecing
the present site's contents together up till spring 2003;
she was the driving force and the soul of the website since
its beginning. From now on, she will continue to share her
deep knowledge and experience with the team..
There is more to come..
Above all we thank Auroville's
founders, Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, for setting off this
venture, and for calling us here.
Manoj (Kerala, India) - web development
Luigi "Manohar" (Italy) - content