Growing In Power

Did you see a Kali on the road, Under protective hands of Durga, Not letting her go free, To rampage around in town, Sword in hand, All in black? Will you be the same again, The sleeping beauty, For centuries, Waiting for a kiss from the prince, To fulfil your…

Poetry Meeting of Indigenous Peoples

First World Poetry Meeting of Indigenous Peoples Poetry is, for the indigenous cultures of the world, the word that enlightens and inspires towards the encounter with beauty, towards the understanding between human beings, towards the harmony with Mother Earth. Facing the failure of the rationalist project, facing the absence of…

Poetry reading for Peace

... and more. The World Poetry Movement again joined us and has invited poets from all over the world. And already 50 countries are going to join us at this Month of Peace... and Poetry. Meenakshi is inviting the Tamil Poets and Anu would try to contact others. We hope…

How to measure the swirls between the stones

poetry by Rod Hemsell How to measure the swirls between the stones: Let your gaze relax into the width and breadth of the stream that you see Where you sit and listen to the crashing falls above and below the wideness of your view Gazing upon the ever-flowing patterns ever-changing…

“My Burning Heart” at your home

AN INTIMATE THEATER EXPERIENCE AT YOUR HOME..? Francesca and Moghan would like to share with you their production of "MY BURNING HEART" from Satprem, a monologue adapted from an interview. This innovative experiment will run through the month of October. How about inviting a few friends and neighbours to our…

Rajasthan Kabir Yatra 2016

from Rajasthan Kabir Yatra: Dear friends, Greetings! We are happy to announce the second edition of the Rajasthan Kabir Yatra from 11-16 November, 2016, a travelling music festival in which we will journey over 6 days in and around Bikaner taking the power of Bhakti and Sufi music and poetry…

Paola’s presentation in Ferrara

Once again Aurovilian Paola de Paolis has been requested to present her new book "Savitri - La scoperta dell'Anima e la vittoria sulla Morte" ("Savitri, the finding of the Soul and the victory over Death"). This time her presentation and talk will be in the city Ferrara in northern Italy,…

poetry session by Sabarna Roy

from TASMAI: Happy to invite you for the poetry session by poet Sabarna Roy on Sunday 11th September 6 to 7.30 p.m. at Tasmai. Kindly see attachment for details

Solstice Moon

Solstice Moon by Rod Hemsell   The solstice moon has risen bright and alone, standing still, where everything is moving and truth and illusion are one.   This “time” is no longer mine nor yours nor anyone's but the One's. That's just the way it is, standing here within the…

poem by Anu Majumdhar

No one knows why this road never stops. At noon, when the sun burns your feet... there is a waterlily somewhere dozing with the frogs. When the road changes it happens without warning: like a kingfisher striking through water shaking up the frogs. You watch the world roar through your…

5 Smiles by Rod Hemsell

5 Smiles (sumi ink w/color, and words, Seattle, May 2016) by Rod Hemsell   Smiles # 1 The Lotus Pond See the frolicking lotus pond with its singing and dancing colors, its shapes resembling nature's forms, yet nothing is really there but smiles, in rice paper and ink tints, progenitors…

two poems by Rod Hemsell

I sat within the lotus today, its petals were perfectly pink and white, its pillars stood in their fathomless glow supporting the hemisphere of heaven; one could see the form of the Idea engendering the body of Time, swirling into birth from the silence, filling our lives with grace and…

Silence is All

Special Performance on Monday 4th April, to celebrate the 106th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo's arrival in Pondicherry SILENCE IS ALL - a poem by Sri Aurobindo will be performed in MIME by Drupad along with the students of Deepanam School from 7.30 to 8.15 pm in the amphitheatre of Savitri…

My Autopsy

MY AUTOPSY A riveting dark poetic comedy, with original music A compelling search for the truth of life and death Written and Performed by Hamish Boyd* Directed by Fif Fernandes* Saturday, January 9 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Adishakti Theatre Edayanchavadi Road Free admission My Autopsy, is an autobiographical self-evisceration,…

Light in Darkness – inter­-disciplinary performance

LIGHT in DARKNESS Inter­‐disciplinary performance Created and performed by Hamish Multimedia by Christoph Directed by fif venue: Pavilion of Tibetan Culture date: Friday, January 8th 8:00 pm -­ 9:00 pm - Exhibition of Original Poetry and Photographs runs till Wednesday, January 13 -

Norman reads Satprem

NORMAN reads SATPREM an adaptation of the book “My Burning Heart” directed by MOGHAN audio-visuals by CHRISTOPH March 25th, 7.30 pm Unity Pavilion

De Sidere 7 – an ensemble videocontemplation

Kala Kendra & Bharat Nivas present De Sidere 7 HD, 2014, 38 minutes Nicolas Grandi and Lata Mani Venue: AV room, Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas Time: 5:30 pm , 21st Feb, Saturday De Sidere 7 is an experimental work that interweaves performance, dance, poetry, storytelling and text to reflect upon…

Ras Barse

We welcome you to 'Ras Barse' - An evening to spend listening, to the words of poets, saints and believers, in the voice of Swati Srinivas singing for us, Ghazal & Bhajan in Hindi, Urdu, Bhoj Puri and Marwadi on Sat. 31st Jan '15, 8PM at Unity Pavilion :: Harmonium:…

Life at Zero Distance – new book release

New book release! “LIFE AT ZERO DISTANCE – The freedom of being nothing and none” by Anamika Borst Anamika is happy to inform you that her book “Life at zero distance” is available at Freeland bookshop in a limited edition. And also on amazon.com as POD (Print on demand) while…

book reading at Tasmai

Author Sabarna Roy will read from some of his books at Tasmai, on September 5th at 6 pm. Tasmai is an art gallery in Kuruchikuppam, Puducherry.

Trovadores in August

​T​ROVADORES IN AUGUST​ ​As every month, we meet the last Friday of the Month to read poems and sing songs, of our own or the ones we like; in different Languages. This month we are going to get in a lot of languages : "One day we will sing together"...…

Trovadores in July

TROVADORES IN JULY​ Once more we join the WORLD POETRY MOVEMENT FOR 1000 years of PEACE. Reading poetry the last Friday of July. Bring your own poem or the ones you like or a song. If possible in your own language. Get together with people from all over the world…