Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry

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Understand and participate in the spiritual practices of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, which embraces the philosophy of a famed Indian nationalist, guru, and poet. Escape the loud and busy urban streets to relax and find your inner peace at this site, which allows visitors of all faiths to join in meditation and prayers. Stop by the onsite store to buy artisan crafts and writings of Sri Aurobindo. To visit Sri Aurobindo Ashram and get the most from your holiday in Pondicherry, create itinerary details personal to you using our Pondicherry day trip tool .
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  • I have experienced pin drop silence here. thats the first thing you will notice. Also you can do meditation along with the other travellers. There is a tomb of the mother mirra here. You can buy some ...  more »
  • Must visit, if you can relate to spirituality and appreciate peace. Avoid cars if possible, walk or autos for local travel  more »
  • Place where The Mother took samadhi. Read up about the philosophy before visit so that you feel the connect  more »
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  • Peaceful and silent. Very clean and well maintained. Cant post pics since mobiles and cameras are not allowed. There is a spiritual vibe that can be felt. One must read about the Great Master and then go to such a place to pay homage and seek divine connection. There is a book store and a reception that guides courteously. Don’t forget to buy a guide map - just Rs 5/-. But this will show you all the places around that you could cover.
  • A calm and serene atmosphere prevails as you enter the place. It is a silent zone and you are not allowed to talk, carry mobile phones or click pictures. You will be mesmerized by the beauty of the place. There are beautiful flowering trees and flower beds across the place. Even the main hall and the final resting place of Sri Aurobindo is tastefully decorated.
  • The most peaceful place. Very tidy and maintained in an applaudable manner. Beautiful and Serene place. Few things to mention are - Photography is not allowed. Have to switch off the phone when you enter. Children below 3 years are not allowed. Small museum is there where you can view pictures of Mother and Sri Aurobindo. Totally a great place to have a calm and peaceful mind.
  • The ashram was a such a peaceful place that you feel like sitting there and meditate as long as you have time. But kids are not allowed so I had to wait outside with my little one while my husband take his round. When I get my chance I went and saw the beautiful place. The samadhi was a place where many people sat and meditating.
  • Phones have to be turned off.. no photography allowed.. It's a lovely n colourful enterance. Very very beautiful flowers all over. As u enter pin drop silence. It's a grave and consists physical remains of Aurobindo and his wife. Very well decorated. Quite and calm for meditation. All star's to garden.
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