Matrimandir, Auroville

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A place of meditation for practitioners of Integral yoga, Matrimandir features a huge golden sphere enveloped by twelve concrete "petals." The four main pillars symbolize wisdom, strength, beauty, and intimacy. The sphere, plated with golden discs, resembles a space ship that landed on an open field next to a large banyan tree--a scene right out of a '70s science fiction movie. The surrounding gardens, also called the Park of Unity, are as peaceful as the temple itself. Put Matrimandir at the forefront of your travel plans using our Auroville driving holiday planner .
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  • A must visit place in Southern part of India. It is located in Pondicherry or Puducherry. Matrimandir is located inside the Auroville. When we visited Auroville, we feel the Inner Peace.  more »
  • The place that defines architecture with the calmness in meditation!!! A well maintained place with sufficient place to sit and relax!!! A long walk is needed before the destination, so be prepared fo...  more »
  • Matri Mandir - The temple of the Mother. This is where one gets to practice and learn about Meditation. In order to get an entry one had to pre book a slot at the visitors area either in the morning o...  more »
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