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,...
Silambam

Silambam

Silambam is a traditional Dravidian martial art used today for mental and physical health and is popular in the dramatic arts due to the speed, skill and coordination of experienced Silambam practitioners. Come and learn moves based on those of the eagle and the snake...
Marbling and Paper Lampshades

Marbling and Paper Lampshades

Paper marblingis an intricate and beautiful art form. This class will be with a craft unit that not only will teach you the skill involved in marbling paper but will then show you how to use the piece of paper you have marbled to create a handmade lampshade that you...
Candle Making

Candle Making

Allow us to take you on a creative journey to one of our artisan candle makers. Not only will you see how the handmade candles are made with scents and flowers, but you will also have the opportunity to make one for yourself under his guidance. Whatever you create is...
Ceramics class

Ceramics class

If you’ve never tried your hand at the potter’s wheel, this is a perfect opportunity to test your skill and focus.We will take you to a well-established craft unit where you will be given a lesson in how to make one of the smaller items such as a simple cup or small...
Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Mohanam Cultural Center is organizing every year a summer camp, which takes place during the months of April and May. During this time, when children and youth have theirs summer vacations and many times they spend their time being idle, playing outside and or...
Arts Class

Arts Class

To provide week end classes for the children and the youths on the chosen genres like Traditional street theatre, Traditional stick dance, Tamil original music, Tamil folk dance, Traditional martial art, Body movement work, Sculpturing, Drawing and Yoga.   These...