Auroville

Why to visit?
  • ‘City of dawn’, a place of research into the ideal of human unity by the mother[Mirra Alfassa].
  • Designed by French architect Roger Anger.
  • Aim : To build a futuristic city where people of goodwill can live together in peace and harmony.
  • Matrimandir is a place for individual silent concentration at the center of township.
  • Seen as a ‘symbol of the divine’s answer to man’s aspiration for perfection’
  • Globe is surrounded by 12 meditation.
  • Soil from 124 countries was placed in a lotus shaped urn, located at center of Amphitheatre in Matrimandir.
  • Permanent exhibition, 3 boutiques, a bookshop, cafeteria, brochure and leaflets on aspects of Auroville.
Location:
  • 10 kms from Puducherry  airport
Timings:
  • Auroville timings : 9:30am-5:30pm (All days of the week)
  • Matrimandir timings : 9:30am - 12:30pm, 2pm - 4:30pm (Monday to Saturday)
Entrance Fees:
  • FREE Entry (Permission to Matrimandir is by request through Auroville center.)
Restaurants Nearby:
  • Tanto
  • Well cafe
  • Naturellement garden cafe    
Gallery
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