Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Auroville
28.02.1968 to 28.02.2018
Complete continuous reading of the text of Sri Aurobindo’s revelatory epic Savitri – a legend and a symbol by 471 readers representing 99 locations around the globe,starting in India at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram where the poem was written from 1916 to 1950, moving around the country and then travelling westward with the sun through countries in Central and Western Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Oceania, East and South East Asia, before returning to India and ending in Auroville.
This filmed ‘parayan’, lasting about 48 hours, will be screened in Savitri Bhavan’s Sangam Hall from 3am IST (i.e. early morning – ‘the hour before the Gods awake’) on Monday 19.02.2018 onwards. Everyone is invited to drop in and enjoy the readings at their convenience until the sequence comes to an end on 21.02.2018. The whole event can also be viewed on internet wherever you are at: