L'État indien et le statut «spirituel» d'Auroville

Brême, David (2016) L'État indien et le statut «spirituel» d'Auroville. Religiologiques, 34. pp. 295-324.

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The Auroville Acts of 1980 and 1988 constitute an interesting case study for our understanding of the correlation between India’s Rule of Law and one of its minority heterodoxies. This article looks at Parliament debates over the religious or spiritual nature of Auroville, an international agroforestry ecovillage located near Pondicherry in Tamil Nadu (South India), established in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa, called “the Mother” (its founding charter’s author). Parliament eventually legislated over the spiritual, rather than religious, nature of the Auroville community (Minor, 1999). This article expands on Minor’s work to highlight the national and international importance “the Mother” had for a number of officials of the Indian state.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: History > History (General)
Spirituality > The Mother
Spirituality > Sri Aurobindo
Depositing User: Admin User
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2020 06:36
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2020 06:36
URI: http://aurorepo.in/id/eprint/118

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