To be a traveler or host

What is Auroville community?

Auroville is a city in the making in south-India, dedicated to human unity, and based on the vision of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. Members of Auroville comprise the Auroville community. To know more about Auroville please visit

Who can travel?

This homestay network is meant for the people of the Auroville community traveling outside of Auroville, Auroville International (AVI) members, and members of organizations related to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. It is a safe and easy way for potential travelers to connect, by email, with and possibly stay with other Auroville-related people around the world. Please read the Travelers Guidelines and Hosting Guidelines below. (Note: Aurohost is not meant for travelers who want to stay in the Auroville community. For that purpose please visit

The first step is to register as a friend or potential Traveler, giving an appropriate Reference Person from one of the above groups who knows you and who can approve your registration. You will be notified by email when your acceptance as Traveler or Host is complete. All other email communications would be private, and just between Travelers and Hosts.