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Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Pondicherry is synonymous with the Sri Aurbindo Ashram.It isthe place where the great Indian philosopher Aurbindo lived and died.The Ashram is in Rue de la Marine. It is also the place where Aurbindo's disciple and companion Mirra Alfassa who was from Paris and who later cameto be known as the mother lived and died. The Ashram was set up in the year 1926 by Sri Aurbindo Ghose. His philosophy is derived in a combination of yoga and modern science. The ashram has received a lot of fame in India and abroad. The devotees come from all over the world. The Ashram is one of the richest in the country. The Ashram has been instrumental in giving Pondicherry the name of a spiritual town. The Ashram has been instrumental in creating the spiritual feel of the city. The Ashram consists of several buildings. The main Ashram building is the place where the Samadhi of Sir Aurbindo and the Mother are kept. This place is covered with flowers daily. It is open to the public daily between 8:00 am to 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. However, some of the ashram's facilities Library and the Main Building(during collective meditation) can be accessed, only after obtaining a gate pass from the Bureau Central, also guides visitors find accommodation in the ashram guest house.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Information Center 3,
Rangapillai Street,
Pondicherry 605001
Phone: +91-413-2233604
www.sriaurobindoashram.org

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