Laurence Viallard, a French national, born 11.12.1965, left her body on 1.2.2017.She was found injured on the road of Auroville/Utility/Djaima.  She had already passed away and was taken to PIMS in an ambulance by her friends.She was 51 years old. She was the editor of ‘Grains de Sables’, her publishing firm in Noumea, New Caledonia. She has been coming to Pondicherry, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, since 2002 as a visitor and has offered her services in different departments during her stay. Lately she was staying at ‘Inner Peace’, near Auroville, next to Djaima. She was in contact with the Tibetan Pavilion where she was going to conduct her dream-project for women, the ‘Festival du Féminin‘, as she called it.