If you are planning to travel to Pondicherry then extend your break for a while and experience the beauty of Auroville in Tamil Nadu, by staying there. Located at a distance of just 11 km from Pondicherry, Auroville is an altogether different world in itself. As the charter of Auroville says that it belongs to nobody in particular, Auroville belongs to humanity as a whole, where one can get acquainted with the realities of life. As they say, Auroville will be the place of an unending education, of constant progress and a youth that never ages.
The community of Auroville, which was formed in 1968 has been expanding to over 2800 permanent residents from India and some 54 other countries, together with an ever-changing number of interns and volunteers. Once a barren plateau of largely red earth and now with an ...
Away from the bustling city life, amidst nature, Auroville aims in transforming the human race and create a place on earth, which no nation could claim as its own.
Place where human beings of goodwill can live freely, follow the path of supreme truth, peace, and harmony. They want that place to be where the needs of the spirit and the concern for progress would take precedence over the satisfaction of desires and passions. The place where children would be able to grow integrally without losing contact with their soul.
Thus experiencing the realities and conquering the devil within can be attained at Auroville.
Matrimandir is not a tourist site, as visitors should keep in mind that its a place to meditate and to get connected with your soul. So one should plan and visit the place inappropriate physical and mental state. The bookings for Matrimandir are free of cost and one has to make advance bookings to visit inside the Matrimandir.
-Staying at Auroville will give you an experience of a lifetime, so make up your mind to be the part of nature and to connect with your soul completely. To orient yourself a bit, visit the visitor’s center. One can also enroll for Auroville guest service above the solar kitchen.
-Enroll yourself for volunteer work and integral yoga.
-Participate in the morning Matrimandir introduction tour that includes a short sitting in its Inner Chamber
-Enjoy organically cooked food in Auroville eateries, browse through libraries, take part in the cultural programmes and exhibitions.
-Be the part of their many healthcare and other activities that are open to the visitors at Quiet Healing Centre, Pitanga, Verite' and Arka.