Svaram Musical Instruments
History and today’s organization:
SVARAM is a community enterprise founded 10 years ago in rural Tamil Nadu, in association with the international UNESCO endorsed project of Auroville. SVARAM is recognized in the UN Compendium ‘Music as a Global Resource’ as one of first 100 selected projects working towards achievement of the ‘Millennium Goals’ through a socio-cultural-creative enterprising approach. Initiated as a vocational training opportunity, the youth full project is now established as a sustainable, income gene rating and growing venture managed with the original trainees in a participatory model organization.
More than 20 years of international research in musicology, acoustics, harmonic studies, intangible heritage, pedagogy and healing arts – integrating at the same time traditional craft talents, indigenous skills and community organization systems of Tamil culture – are make SVARAM‘s products and services unique in the Indian and Asian context.
Regular consultancies and directive inputs are offered by experienced resource people. The process is also supported by long term international volunteers, student interns and visiting experts, turning the SVARAM Campus into an exemplary co-creative learning and work field
Vision and Missions:
SVARAM Musical Instruments’ pioneering products, activities and services contribute to the individual and social harmonization and well being, bringing the life enhancing, cultural-creative and value fostering gift of music into everyone‘s heart and hands.
Leaders and team:
With a background in Music Therapy, Aurelio, through manifold explorations on the nature of sound and its effect on the mind/body system and in learning exchange with international experts, has evolved his own unique approach to Sound Healing Work. Numerous exposures incorporating Shamanic techniques of many different cultures, studies in the neo-pythagorean tradition of Harmonic Science, ancient wisdom and cutting edge scientific discoveries are all brought together in a synthesis and novel way to produce effecting relaxation and harmonization of the multi-layered constitution and process of our being.
Our team is composed of 2 executives, 10 craftsmen and other workers.
Location:Saracon campus next to Ganesh bakery, Kottakarai