Theatre

Therukoothu , the Theatre art of Tamilnadu, is usually conducted during village festivals where three or four streets meet; in open air, the place being lit by gas lights. Only men take part; the female roles also played by them. The performance consists of story...

Cultural Activities

The center has identified some of the last living exponents, elders and resource people of the communities in performing and martial arts, festival customs and crafts. The idea is to document their skills and techniques and expose selected youth to workshops and...
AV-Bioregion Tour

AV-Bioregion Tour

  Every Saturday Tour will only take place once a minimum of 5 bookings has been received. We aim to run this tour every Saturday, depending on number of bookings received. Transportation will be arranged according to the number of people. Meeting point: 8.00am at...
The Spirit of Tamil Village Cultural Program

The Spirit of Tamil Village Cultural Program

The spirit of Tamil village was developed by the Mohanam Centre for Culture and Heritagein an effort to share the experience of village life with those who are interested in gaining an insight into the local heritage and traditions from Tamil Nadu or, more generally,...
Kolam: a Sacred Mandala

Kolam: a Sacred Mandala

Kolams are geometric designs applied with rice flour at the entrance to a home as a symbol of auspiciousness. It is mostly a South Indian tradition, practiced widely in Tamil Nadu and there are specific kolams attributed to the various deities. The reason for using...
Auroville Camps

Auroville Camps

Our camps pull together everything that our international community of Auroville has to offer. This means that they providean excellent opportunity for the youth to join in on a range of inspiring and motivating activities where they are in an environment of learning,...