Firstly, the Kalki Boutique in Auroville Pondicherry is another large shop in the Visitor Centre. They have another big branch in the Tamil Quarters in Pondicherry. The Kalki Boutique shop stocks many of the products that are manufactured in Auroville.
There is, however, a strong emphasis on candles and personal care products in this store.
The candles are scented and available in a range of colours & shapes. These include perfumed red rose candles, jasmine candles, lotus candles, firangipani candles, lemon grass candles, cypress candles, Mysore sandal candles, orange mist candles, perfumed lavender candles and perfumed champak mist candles. You will find all these specialized candles beautifully packaged and presented at Kalki Boutique. There are pillar candles with patterns and images of deities. There are a variety of candle holders and candles in glass that are available too in this popular shop.
These candles are great for gifting purposes. Candles add an elegant touch to any room they are placed in.
On the personal care products, Maroma products line the shelves in this Kalki shop.
Ma-from Mother, Aroma-the fragrance, Om-the universal sound, and finally back again to Ma-mother. -WIKI
Face creams, moisturizers, face scrubs, hand creams, body and bath essentials are some of the very inviting items available here.
There are soap sets with Apricot, Bamboo Charcoal, Moringa, Turmeric, Lavender, Lemongrass, Rose and Sandal soaps. Moreover, there are incense sets with Champak, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lotus, Lemongrass, Musk, Rose, Sandalwood, Patchouli and Vetiver.
The soap sets and the incense sets are popular items in the Kalki shop.
They have aromatherapy gift sets -The bamboo charcoal bath shampoo, conditioner and shower gel is their unique collection. However, the coconut gift set with shower gel, shampoo & conditioner are their popular products. Spa essential oils , roll-ons and SPA incense sticks are all available in this Auroville shop.
There is a section for home fragrances. You need to insert the fragrance mat into the diffuser and plug it on for a lingering perfume. They are available in the following fragrances: Lavender, Lemon Verbena, Oceans, Orange Cinnamon, Sandal Vetiver, Vanilla and Opium. Additionally, they also stock reed diffusers in Jasmine, Lotus, Orange cinnamon, Vanilla, Frangipani, Lemongrass, Opium, Rosewood, Rose and Sandal. This is certainly one of their best-selling items.
In addition, the colibri mosquito repellent in gel and lotion form are much sought-after items.
Walk into the Kalki store in Auroville. You will surely discover the need to buy several of their products. Their colourful paper lanterns are attractive too.