Famous for: Wellness, Meditation, Relaxing, Architecture
Auroville Ashram is an interesting establishment for mind. Auroville endorse human unity and transformation of consciousness. Do check the architectural masterpieces in its compound.
When to visit:
january - december
09:30 - 13:30 : Sunday
09:30 - 17:00 : Monday - Saturday
Concentration time: Inner Chamber( 9.35 AM to 10.05 AM), Petal Meditation Rooms (9.30 AM to 10.45 AM )
Auroville is a universal township in the making for a population of up to 50,000 people from around the world. The purpose of Auroville is to realise human unity in diversity. Today Auroville is recognised as the first and only internationally endorsed ongoing experiment in human unity and transformation of consciousness, also concerned with and practically researching into sustainable living and the future cultural, environmental, social and spiritual needs of mankind.
One of the interesting attraction here is MatriMandir. Matrimandir is dedicated to the Universal Mother, a Presence or Being that has been experienced and worshiped, under different names, in most cultures of the world since time immemorial.The mandir is an architectural masterpiece with a 30m high globe with a lotus-shaped foundation urn.
Auroville town well planned and divided into various zones - Industrial zone, International Zone, Peace Area, Cultural Area, Residential Zone and Green Belt.
Green Belt is a zone for organic farms, dairies, orchards, forests, and wildlife areas, this belt act as a barrier against urban encroachment, provide a variety of habitats for wildlife, and serve as a source for food, timber, medicines etc. and as a place for recreation.