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Sublime atmosphere, very serene!

Far away from the hustle-bustle of mundane schedules, arrived in a peaceful place. Very quiet and serene environment filled my soul!

Reviewed 3 days ago
DrMurugesan R
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Far away from the hustle-bustle of mundane schedules, arrived in a peaceful place. Very quiet and serene environment filled my soul!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sri Aurobindo Ashram is a nice place which served Sri Aurobindo and Mother. We can find their immortal presence in the whole Ashram. No words to explain it's only to experience. Just be there and enjoy their light, love and blessings.

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Thank Vijaypeace
Agra, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some of the pictures shown here are of Auroville and not of Aurobindo Ashram Ashram is small and you can visit it completely in 30 mins , 2 min distance from Ganesh temple and beach ... with out visiting Aurobindo ashram , your visit to pondy is incomplete . As you have to maintain complete silence inside , avoid small... More 

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Thank Sunand_sharma
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Silence- thats the main word! Its a beautiful and peaceful place. You can go in and stay there sitting near the "samadhi" of Sri Aurobindo and Sri Maa which is decorated with flowers. They have book shop and photo shop there. People can easily buy those as the prices are quite reasonable. Overall a must visit place if you are... More 

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Thank Sourav G
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great place for those who follow Aurobindo. It's a very serene and calm place. You are requested to keep silence and even switch off the phone. Kids below 3 aren't allowed and we weren't allowed to take our 4 year old inside.

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Thank ramchabi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very Nice Place to see. Its our pleasure to see this. very clean, Quite Place. Nature is very good. very nice.

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Thank Amit P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ashram is located in the city of Pondicherry and is a place where the mortal remains of Sri Aurabindo and mother were buried. U enjoy your visit to the ashram if u do some research about the life of Sri Aurabindo. (well paid barrister to revolutionary freedom fighter to spiritual teacher). The place has very positive vibes. The aroma of... More 

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Thank bhavana h
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading so many reviews and visiting the place I must caution that Auroville and Aurobindo Ashram are two different entities. Aurobindo Ashram is located in White town and is very close to the Pondicherry beach. Also a temple and the basilica is close by. It's just a 5 to 10 minutes worth visit. If you are interested in meditation... More 

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Thank Abhinishv
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ashram is not a tourist place and hence you should visit the ashram only if you want to learn more about the organization and Shri Aurobindo. You can meditate peacefully within the Ashram as it offers good tranquility. The Ashram also has a small book store having books related to the spiritual leader Shri Aurobindo, Yoga and spiritualism. A... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you don/t know this place and the person, I suggest to read something about Shri Aurobindo and the Mother. Then you have different view on this place. We didn/t know before nothing about this ashram and it was pitty.. Take time and seat there in ashram just for 10 minutes or more, if you have enough time..

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