Angad Vohra, who started Mantra pottery has been a potter since 1976. This unit which was started in 1994 has evolved from his work in pottery for over 20 years.
Mantra makes high fired stoneware using a wood fired natural draft kiln. The pots are made on kick wheels and the clay is prepared by hand and so the process provides a viable alternate technology that is very relevant to rural India and in particular to the context of the Auroville project located in South India. Generating employment in good working conditions is a priority along with making high quality pots and tiles.
The pots are safe for use with food and the tiles also of stoneware very durable