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Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Rue de la Marine, India
+91 413 223 3649
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Rue de la Marine, India
+91 413 223 3649
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Reviewed yesterday

I had earmarked the Ashram as a place to visit, we arrived early evening, lots of people, we were ushered around the centre, I asked about classes they hold there. I was told they have none available. We were told shortly afterwards to leave as...More

Thank 356lynn1953
Reviewed 2 days ago

Aurobindo ashram was a place a small community of disciples who had gathered around Sri Aurobindo after he retired from politics and settled in Pondicherry in 1910. On 24 November 1926, after a major spiritual realization, Sri Aurobindo withdrew from public view in order to...More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the resting place of Sri Aurbindo. Lots of literature and books are available. Wonderful place to meditate and soak in the tranquillity

Thank tVikasg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is very close to the beach, temple. Place to sit down, keep your mobiles off & rest your mind peacefully. Footwear are kept free of cost outside. Just do not disturb others. There is no specific parking space & you would need to leave...More

Thank AFriend00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A serene and mind relaxing place. So beautiful, worth the visit. Check for timings before going. Great meditation place

Thank Smitha201710
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Photos not allowed. Final resting place of Sri Aurobindo & the mother. Silence only. Meditation space limited. Bookshop available

Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just sit and relax. Feel as if nothing to worry about. Peace and positive energy will flow around the body and mind. Must place to visit and meditate.

Thank Krishanku
Reviewed 16 December 2017

One of the best ashrams in India ....very peaceful and devotional.....prayer timings are to be noted ....Good place for meditation...can get books written by Sri Aurobindo and others

Thank Senthil281281
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This was my second visit to this ashram and I was again mesmerized by its beauty, silence and ambiance. The visit was quite refreshing and peaceful. There is a small arts section where you can view many photos related to the ashram. There is a...More

1  Thank Arun K
Reviewed 9 December 2017

A quiet calm place where you are at peace with yourself amidst the huzzle and buzzle of city. An Ashram dedicated to the mystic saint of India

Thank Jayaram R
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15 December 2017|
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Response from atmanandma | Reviewed this property |
No. Entry is free. But from 8 AM to 12 noon and from 2 PM till 6 PM.
21 September 2017|
Response from JoeldeGraaf | Reviewed this property |
by the sea side close to the park corner of the big hotel there's an eye clinic that apparently trains your eyes with exercises to strengthen your eye sight.
17 September 2017|
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Response from tvsinha | Reviewed this property |
No. You don't need any booking to go there. You can visit the Ashram within the time prescribed, essentially morning to evening, exact hours you can see from their website. You just have to follow the custom, removal of... More