Purnam Centre for Integrality

Areas of Work: Integral Higher Education, Self-development

Purnam Centre for Integrality has a two-fold purpose:

  1. To facilitate the emergence of Auroville as an International Univers-city Campus for Transformative Living. Towards this goal, Purnam is holding Campus Platform (https://edu.auroville.org), Integral Education Portal (https://ie.auroville.org) as well as the Disha Desk for Auroville Youth.
  2. Its second mission is focused on creating transformative long-term higher educational learning courses for youth of all ages.

Some of its present courses are:

  • Swadharma (https://swadharma.auroville.org),
  • Svadhyaya (https://svadhyaya.auroville.org),
  • Savitri Painting (https://savitripainting.auroville.org),
  • Prayoga (https://aci.auroville.org/prayoga). for an Integral Living.
Accepting Volunteers: Yes
Website: https://www.purnam.auroville.org/
Email: purnam@auroville.org.in

Courses

Self-development

Swadharma: Find your true calling - An Adventure of Self-discovery!

Jan 08, 2022 . 5 Weeks . Remote

Swadharma builds people who are capable of creative, holistic and innovative thinking, people who are self-aware, and whose identity is grounded in their relationship to the whole. The Swadharma program is a response to the call for an education for our times. It offers young seekers – age 18 to 28 – the opportunity to embark on a transformative learning adventure with the goal of self-discovery. The program is based on the idea that helping young people discover who they are and what brings them alive is not only meaningful at an individual level, but also essential for building a socially just, environmentally sustainable and consciously awakened future. The learning process will be: Self-referential - finding the inner guide Self-directed - choices based on inner guidance Experiential - learning by doing Immersive - in your own context, full-time Integral - touching all parts, wholesome The pedagogy simultaneously enables the learner to be: In harmony with one’s inner nature In harmony with one’s outer work In harmony with the larger whole of which the individual is a part.

Self-development

Swadharma: Find your true calling - An Adventure of Self-discovery!

Jan 08, 2022 . 5 Weeks . Remote

Swadharma builds people who are capable of creative, holistic and innovative thinking, people who are self-aware, and whose identity is grounded in their relationship to the whole. The Swadharma program is a response to the call for an education for our times. It offers young seekers – age 18 to 28 – the opportunity to embark on a transformative learning adventure with the goal of self-discovery. The program is based on the idea that helping young people discover who they are and what brings them alive is not only meaningful at an individual level, but also essential for building a socially just, environmentally sustainable and consciously awakened future. The learning process will be: Self-referential - finding the inner guide Self-directed - choices based on inner guidance Experiential - learning by doing Immersive - in your own context, full-time Integral - touching all parts, wholesome The pedagogy simultaneously enables the learner to be: In harmony with one’s inner nature In harmony with one’s outer work In harmony with the larger whole of which the individual is a part.

Self-development

The Beautiful Diwali Journey

Oct 17, 2021 . 4 Weeks . Remote

With Diwali, the Festival of Lights and Beauty approaching, we are pleased to invite you to join The Beautiful Diwali Journey, a 4-weeks hands-on journey for bringing a deep sense of beauty in life, inspired by the works of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother ✨✨ The following is the Schedule of the Online Journey 🌷17 Oct, 8-9 PM, The Beautiful Diwali Inaugural Session 🌷 W1, 18-24 Oct Diwali Cleaning 🌷 W2, 25-31 Oct Diwali Decluttering 🌷 W3, 1-6 Nov, The Diwali Week with Sacred Beauty of Flowers & Diyas 🌷7 Nov, 10 AM - 12 Noon Special Live Savitri Painting Session 🌷 W4, 8-14 Nov, Diwali Inner Beauty with Savitri Painting 🌷14 Nov, 8-9 PM The Diwali Journey Celebration Each week will have a theme: with one practice of the week, that will be the soul of the journey, supported by quotes of the day as well as short videos of the week on beauty. The group will share their experiences, insights and pictures on the WhatsApp group. 🖼️🌷🌼❤️💗☀️ The last date to join the group is 15th October, 2021 (Friday). Look forward to having you all join this journey with us.🌹🌷💐 This Diwali Let Us Bring the Light of Inner and Outer Beauty in Your Life 🙏🏻🌷

Self-development

The Beautiful Diwali Journey

Oct 17, 2021 . 4 Weeks . Remote

With Diwali, the Festival of Lights and Beauty approaching, we are pleased to invite you to join The Beautiful Diwali Journey, a 4-weeks hands-on journey for bringing a deep sense of beauty in life, inspired by the works of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother ✨✨ The following is the Schedule of the Online Journey 🌷17 Oct, 8-9 PM, The Beautiful Diwali Inaugural Session 🌷 W1, 18-24 Oct Diwali Cleaning 🌷 W2, 25-31 Oct Diwali Decluttering 🌷 W3, 1-6 Nov, The Diwali Week with Sacred Beauty of Flowers & Diyas 🌷7 Nov, 10 AM - 12 Noon Special Live Savitri Painting Session 🌷 W4, 8-14 Nov, Diwali Inner Beauty with Savitri Painting 🌷14 Nov, 8-9 PM The Diwali Journey Celebration Each week will have a theme: with one practice of the week, that will be the soul of the journey, supported by quotes of the day as well as short videos of the week on beauty. The group will share their experiences, insights and pictures on the WhatsApp group. 🖼️🌷🌼❤️💗☀️ The last date to join the group is 15th October, 2021 (Friday). Look forward to having you all join this journey with us.🌹🌷💐 This Diwali Let Us Bring the Light of Inner and Outer Beauty in Your Life 🙏🏻🌷

Self-development

Savitri Painting 4.0 - Paint Your Soul

Aug 15, 2021 . 6 Weeks . Remote

Savitri Painting 4.0 Applications Open | Intensive Online Journey to "Paint Your Soul" from 15 Aug - 30 Sep, 2021 We are happy to share with you that the applications for Savitri Painting 4.0 are open now. Savitri Painting is a method to move inward into greater depths of your being through art, music and poetry. It is a means of sensing your soul movements and expressing them through painting. Know More About Savitri Painting 4.0 Savitri Painting 4.0 will take the Savitri Painting process to a new level. This time it will be a six week intensive learning journey from 15th August - 30th September, 2021, requiring a weekly commitment of 9 hrs [4.5 during sessions and 4.5 of personal practice during the week]. This time, we will not just be receiving the paintings visually but also through our other "inner senses". Like usual, we are giving immense individual attention and importance this time too. We will have 24 students and 8 facilitators, and space for individual guidance. Like usual, this time to participate in Savitri Painting Cohort is only a beginning, an initiation into a lifelong community of "sadhaks of painting". Like usual, Savitri Painting remains also a path of delving deeper into the vibrations of flowers, colours and most importantly, your own deeper self. The course does not require you to be an artist at all, but sincerely commit to the process. We advise you to apply at the earliest possible if you are really interested in participating, since we have a long waiting list and we are taking participants on a first-come-first basis. Look forward to your application

Self-development

Savitri Painting 4.0 - Paint Your Soul

Aug 15, 2021 . 6 Weeks . Remote

Savitri Painting 4.0 Applications Open | Intensive Online Journey to "Paint Your Soul" from 15 Aug - 30 Sep, 2021 We are happy to share with you that the applications for Savitri Painting 4.0 are open now. Savitri Painting is a method to move inward into greater depths of your being through art, music and poetry. It is a means of sensing your soul movements and expressing them through painting. Know More About Savitri Painting 4.0 Savitri Painting 4.0 will take the Savitri Painting process to a new level. This time it will be a six week intensive learning journey from 15th August - 30th September, 2021, requiring a weekly commitment of 9 hrs [4.5 during sessions and 4.5 of personal practice during the week]. This time, we will not just be receiving the paintings visually but also through our other "inner senses". Like usual, we are giving immense individual attention and importance this time too. We will have 24 students and 8 facilitators, and space for individual guidance. Like usual, this time to participate in Savitri Painting Cohort is only a beginning, an initiation into a lifelong community of "sadhaks of painting". Like usual, Savitri Painting remains also a path of delving deeper into the vibrations of flowers, colours and most importantly, your own deeper self. The course does not require you to be an artist at all, but sincerely commit to the process. We advise you to apply at the earliest possible if you are really interested in participating, since we have a long waiting list and we are taking participants on a first-come-first basis. Look forward to your application

Self-development

Swadharma, Find your true calling

Jul 05, 2021 . 5 Weeks . Remote

Swadharma builds people who are capable of creative, holistic and innovative thinking, people who are self-aware, and whose identity is grounded in their relationship to the whole. The Swadharma program is a response to the call for an education for our times. It offers young seekers – age 18 to 28 – the opportunity to embark on a transformative learning adventure with the goal of self-discovery. The program is based on the idea that helping young people discover who they are and what brings them alive is not only meaningful at an individual level, but also essential for building a socially just, environmentally sustainable and consciously awakened future. The learning process will be: Self-referential - finding the inner guide Self-directed - choices based on inner guidance Experiential - learning by doing Immersive - in your own context, full-time Integral - touching all parts, wholesome The pedagogy simultaneously enables the learner to be: In harmony with one’s inner nature In harmony with one’s outer work In harmony with the larger whole of which the individual is a part.

Self-development

Swadharma, Find your true calling

Jul 05, 2021 . 5 Weeks . Remote

Swadharma builds people who are capable of creative, holistic and innovative thinking, people who are self-aware, and whose identity is grounded in their relationship to the whole. The Swadharma program is a response to the call for an education for our times. It offers young seekers – age 18 to 28 – the opportunity to embark on a transformative learning adventure with the goal of self-discovery. The program is based on the idea that helping young people discover who they are and what brings them alive is not only meaningful at an individual level, but also essential for building a socially just, environmentally sustainable and consciously awakened future. The learning process will be: Self-referential - finding the inner guide Self-directed - choices based on inner guidance Experiential - learning by doing Immersive - in your own context, full-time Integral - touching all parts, wholesome The pedagogy simultaneously enables the learner to be: In harmony with one’s inner nature In harmony with one’s outer work In harmony with the larger whole of which the individual is a part.