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Purulia Chhau Dance

Purulia Chhau dance performance by Sri Tara Pada Rajak and Group at Bharat Nivas, Auroville, on August 11, 2012. Video production by Manohar.

Parvati Baul in Auroville (2011) Part 2

Parvathy Baul in Auroville (part 2)

Devotional chanting and rotating dance, Dervish style, of Parvathy Baul, dancer, singer and storyteller from Bengal.
A video clip from her performance in Auroville in 2011, produced by Manohar (PART 2).

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Parvathy Baul in Auroville

Devotional chanting and rotating dance, Dervish style, of Parvathy Baul, dancer, singer and storyteller from Bengal.
A video clip from her performance in Auroville in 2011, produced by Manohar.

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Light Mandala

Light Mandala and meditation at the Tibetan Pavilion, Auroville, on 31 December 2001. Camera and realization by Olivier Barot.

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Bhu – Earth

An interactive performance that gets its roots in the ancient practice of Kararipattu in Tamil Nadu.
Artistic direction: Philippe Pelen Baldini and Thierry Moucazambo.

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What is a Mantra (video)

A short introduction to what is a Mantra, filmed in Auroville, India, in 2012. Gopika offers a reflection on the significance of Vedic Mantra. Nadaka & Gopika sing the Gayatri mantra, an ancient hymn to the Sun.

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Inner Sky (Chidakash)

An installation by Gopika Dahanukar. “In our digitally powered world, our minds are easily distracted as we constantly examine the past or anticipate the future. The practice of being in the now by calming the mind can help cultivate mindfulness and clarity, insight and understanding.”