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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  • There is lovely plantation when you enter the ashram. phones have to kept strictly on switch off mode. the premise is not that big and basically you go in and sit and meditate. Else you can see some b...  more »
  • Aurobindo Ashram is always filled with the followers of Sri Aurobindo Ghosh & Maa. The moment you enter the bungalow, you have to keep pin drop silence. Most of the people working here are offering th...  more »
  • Place is neat and clean ..I can’t find peace there ....except a book shop I can’t find anything there .  more »
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  • Serene, silent and profound. These words sum up my experience. On ones own birthday one is allowed to meditate for about 20 minutes in Sri Aurobindo's room. That is the room in which the great Yogi spent more than a decade on his yogic mission. To spend ones birthday in the room is a rare opportunity. For entering the room one has to be at the ashram by 9am and take a pass/card for entry.
  • Serene wonderful place of spirituality...one need to visit such places once in a life time and you need to meditate morning and evening in the holy place after taking off from work for minimum 1week to experience the aura,peace, contentment and joy.... your perspective of life will change in this place.... good books available... Pondicherry is awesome place one should never miss in their lifetime...it has wonderful beaches.... good meditation centres.... good food and weather... especially in September to January......
  • Nobel place with wonderful vibrations. you can feel the blessings of Sri Aurobindo and the mother. All the inmates of the ashram and the connected people are very nice and humble They should improve on the overall information display and the activities that happening in the ashram Maybe a short film on the life of Aurobindo and the mother will be a great addition. and also highlight present activities of the ashram. If there are not much happening around- add a few activities which will helps highlight the goal and the mission of Aravind and the mother. This all will add some more life into the wonderful place
  • A place where you can find so many devotees to pray on the samadhi. People sit here for longer time and do meditation. It's a calm and quiet area. Photography is not allowed inside. Mobile phones should be in switched off mode. It's a completely silent zone. People and the staffs interact with sign language. There are lots of beautiful flowers in and around the ashram. And it is well maintained. A library is located inside where you can get books in almost all the languages. This place holds an epic history which is still unknown to most of the people in India. Foreigners also spends longer time doing meditation here.
  • It's a very good place to walk around. The place is very clean and quiet. Houses here are very colourful and of old French architecture. You'll get a different type of ambience while walking through the streets.
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