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Address: Auroville, Auroville, India
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nice place to go to have a walk

I went here with my work to go in to the shamber and to meditate. I also went here to just walk around in the gardens and to sit and relax.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Matrimandir is a nice state of the are meditation hall in Auroville. You can go into the hall by applying permission. Need advance registration for it. Get info from Sri Aurobindo Ashram. You can see from outside in visiting times. Hope you enjoy.

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Lund, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my work to go in to the shamber and to meditate. I also went here to just walk around in the gardens and to sit and relax.

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Thank simicanna
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ultimate Meditation International Center. Pleasure to see. Nature is awesome. Golden Globe is nice to see. Very Clean. must watch.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Auroville is not the Ashram, it's the township and matrimandir is considered as the soul of matrimandir. Thats why it's not so easily accessible. You can go visit matrimandir from a km far by taking the passes and walking for around 2-3km from the visitor's center. Even if u have your own vehicle u have to park it at visitor's... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maitrimandir is part of Auroville, which is located few km outside Pondicherry. You have to take a slight walk from the reception after you get the passes for the visit. Buses are provided for women with babies and old folks. The monument can be seen from a viewpoint. Entry into the monument is controlled and only given to serious visitors.

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Thank Abhinishv
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good relaxing walk through flower garden to visit the matrimandir. Requires reservation. The meditation requires one or two days advance planning too. But it's worth the wait and the pain

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matrimandir is not a tourist spot but a meditation centre where people come to soak in the spirit and bathe in the spirit of peace and purity. One can visit as a guest or if you decide to stay and take the meditational journey, you will need to book in advance.  Visitors are allowed only until the viewing gallery which... More 

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Thank TheWickedSoul
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lucky us to be the guests of an Aurovillian and enter the Mandir prior to the tourist crowds. It was peaceful and we were able to obtain a sense of what the mother and Sri Aurobindo intended. Lovely visit. :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take time to visit this interesting place. My suggestion if you want to visit Matrimandir, that you make a reservation on his internet site. They have just twice a day to go inside. They have this visits just for meditations!

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Thank Tjasa C
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place on 26 jan 2017.That day it was drizzling and we walked till matrimandir.Road till that mandir is so scenic.while returning from this place we took a bus till the auroville cafe.

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