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Sadhana Forest - Auroville

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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I volunteered at Sadhana Forest for a month and it was absolutely life changing. I arrived as a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jasminemarsh93
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Best experience ever

No matter what your interests are, Sadhana Forest is for you. There is something for everyone here... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Georgie222222
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Sadhana Forest is a reforestation project and a sustainable living community in Auroville, Tamil Nadu, South India. Visitors are most welcome to visit Sadhana Forest at any time! Every Friday the community offers a big tour, screens a documentary...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I volunteered at Sadhana Forest for a month and it was absolutely life changing. I arrived as a smoking, alcoholic meat eater. Not only did the community (or Family I'd rather say) offer so much support that it made it easy quit smoking and drinking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jasminemarsh93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No matter what your interests are, Sadhana Forest is for you. There is something for everyone here and if being eco-friendly doesn't interest you in any way... then go anyways! The things you learn here are so interesting that no one ever leaves as the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Georgie222222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadhana forest is an incredibly interesting and very important project in the Auroville region. If you are not able to work there as a volunteer and go there just for a visit, choose Friday afternoon. The free bus, starting at Solar Kitchen is the best...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank martinsL3190RS
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Sadhana Forest gave me the opportunity to connect to both nature and the community living here in a very unique way. After the daily sevas (selfless service) one gets to participate in various workshops, introduce new ideas or spend the afternoon in the neighborhood. My...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Annkathrin K
Reviewed March 4, 2019

A welcoming community atmosphere where we contributed to the reforestation project and volunteered our time to thsi unique community. We enjoyed eating, cleaning and cooking together. We lived in huts and loved spending our time in nature. A beautiful fun mud pool was a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gila N
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

I did the Friday tour which was a great experience. The tour was very informative, the guy taking us round was knowledgeable and presented the information well and in a friendly, welcoming manner. The project itself is great and much needed, and it was nice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gaborp876
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

Sadhana, it's waking up at dawn to hug and plant. It's spending at least 3 hours "eating", to share on various subjects. It's being inspired by dozens of crazy stories from long terms or new volunteers. It's discovering Auroville one afternoon here and there. Sadhana,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Julien H
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

I have visited several times to Sadhana forest, The strongest impression it always leaves on me is HOPE. Just to know that there people on this planet that realy cares and takes care of it and it's multiple habitats, I think the sadhana forest experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Omananda J
Reviewed February 17, 2019

I have recently returned to the UK having had the experience of a lifetime staying at Sadhana Forest. I am disabled and spent three weeks over the New Year with my mobility scooter living in a hut in the forest amongst the kindest and most...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank garymichaelmarsh
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I took a free tour of the forest which was incredible. They are doing amazing things there, and everyone I met was very kind. Delicious free dinner as well!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Hi there, people of all ages can visit Sadhana Forest! The minimum stay for people who wish to participate in Sadhana Forest is 2 nights (for Indian citizens). If you wish to visit Sadhana Forest, you can come by any time to... More
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