In this conversation, Aurelio C. Hammer shares with us his rich journey with sound and the gifts that come from deep listening. Aurelio is a musician, ethnomusicologist, and sound designer. For the past 30 years, he has been living in the Indian township Auroville, an intentional community devoted to an experiment in human unity. In 2003 he launched SVARAM with its three main areas of instrument making, sound experiences, and rural youth development programs. The sound garden at Svaram is an open space where one can experience through sound and touch some of the many wonderful instruments they make, including the singing stones. I had the pleasure of visiting Svaram when I was in Pondicherry, India with the amazinGRACE® Healing Camp.