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Calm Place..!

This place is so calm and maintaining cleanliness very well. Can spend some more time on meditation. They close 12 noon to 2 PM .. Tourist make a note of it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Chennai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Aurobindo Ashram is a perfect place for souls seeking serene atmosphere. Anyone visiting the Ashram can know more about MOTHER. One can perform meditation inside the Ashram. People visiting the Ashram expects them to be calm and disciplined. Absolutely moderate or high raised 'talking' is not allowed inside the Ashram. A good place for exerting your mental stress from the... More 

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Jaipur, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For me its a wasta of time only as there is nothing inside except the preachers and followers of aurbindo sir..And childrens below age of 3 are not allowed to enter inside..

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Thank Richs V
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Peaceful n No Noise Place, Situated in mid of French Colony. Well known for Sir Aurobindo, who was a Philosopher and take his last breathe their. Must visit... His Quote, "Spirituality is indeed the master key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinitive is native to it."

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is so calm and maintaining cleanliness very well. Can spend some more time on meditation. They close 12 noon to 2 PM .. Tourist make a note of it.

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were just visiting for an hour or so, but was really peacefull (on a very hot and humid day). One can see it is well runned and taken care of, really clean. Lots of locals go there in the evening. it is pitty though you can't peek inside in residential part. I wish we would have more days, so... More 

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Thank setarca
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very near to the Rock Beach. There is one grave in the ashram and then just some book shops. Since I was not a follower, I did not feel anything inside. They have just made it a way of minting money by selling some books on Auro Bindo. I am a Hindu, I have been to some... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the structure and the setting of the ashram. It was try serene and blissful experience at the ashram. Ispite of being located in a busy area the ashram was very quiet and well managed. We went around the place and got to know some of the history of the place. The book collection in so many languages is... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sri Aurobindo Ashram is located in the French colony. One can visit the Ashram to pay respect to the samadhi of Sri Aurobindo and spend some time quietly. One need to maintain complete silence in the Ashram.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place impresses u from the start when dedicated volunteers ask u to switch off your mobiles at the entrance and to keep quiet inside the shrine. As u go in, the golden silence engulfs u... The shrine is much revered by the local people and u will always find a lot of people here. You can also buy some... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Aurobindo Ashram, is a must visit to every traveller in Pondicherry. Located by the sea side, in the old French colony, the environment takes you back in time. The ashram is very sober, nothing gorgeous, where visitors mainly come to have a look at the Samadhi of Rishi Aurobindo and Mother. Absolute silence has to be maintained and no... More 

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