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Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Rue de la Marine, India
+91 413 223 3649
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  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“peaceful place” (32 reviews)
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Rue de la Marine, India
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"book shop"
in 15 reviews
"aurobindo ashram"
in 36 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 32 reviews
"resting place"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 9 reviews
"visiting hours"
in 7 reviews
"maintain silence"
in 16 reviews
"pin drop silence"
in 12 reviews
"incense sticks"
in 9 reviews
"for sale"
in 8 reviews
"different languages"
in 7 reviews
"peace of mind"
in 15 reviews
"must visit place"
in 25 reviews
"collection of books"
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"buy books"
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"guest house"
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"divine place"
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Reviewed yesterday

an excellent revelation of our mind and a new way of thinking about our soul and all the creatures and nature.

Thank Sajan E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ashram is located near the beach and is well maintained. Allways crowded. Need to remove the footwear before entering. Maintain silence when inside. A good place to meditate. Well decorated with flowers. Has a book shop inside. Parking is an issue and need to...More

Thank chitharanjanl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ashram is a quite and serene place, a place for contemplation, peace and meditation. It is neat and well maintained and is one of the places that is a must for any tourist visiting Pondicherry. The well stocked bookstore in the premises is a...More

2  Thank vmraghunath
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was a nice peaceful and relaxing visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram. You are requested to turn off Phone. This place of spiritual retreat, was founded in 1926 and has today over 1,200 members. Well worth a visit here.

Thank omega132857
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

A beautiful Ashram built by Sri Aurobindo. Mother joined after wards. Place for spiritual experience. Follower from all over the World visiting this place.

Thank PSChanda
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

I visited this place with my family. good place to meditate and find some quiet time. One thing they can improve is staff behavior. As this is a place for meditation, all visitors were asked to switch off mobiles. but the person standing at the...More

Thank Ankit K
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Sri Aurobindo Ashram is located in the middle of the Heritage town. The place is very peaceful & good for meditation. We were traveling with our 8 month old daughter. Kids are not allowed inside and hence we had to take turns. Footwear, mobile &...More

1  Thank Memoirs-Sachin
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

It was calm & peaceful. Staff did a good job of ushering people around. The library showcased some history. Worth a visit.

1  Thank FaisalShb
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Right next to the promenade road the place is calm and peaceful. You can visit the ashram sit peacefully and meditate , a definite place to go and relax. You might feel a bit awkward at first but then yo get used to the calmness...More

Thank Sandeep G
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place is good for meditation. You have to follow the ashram rules. specially maintain silence around the place.

Thank sivananthan k
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Pranay G
28 March 2018|
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Response from 356lynn1953 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, so sorry, I have been on holiday not much WIFI, didnt check this. You can visit in the early morning around 8am, they close in the middle of the day, not sure what time, only for 1-2 hours, then open again until around... More
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Eshita P
10 February 2018|
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Response from SURAJSMILE | Reviewed this property |
yes.You need to book in advance. High rush.Do you need no
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15 December 2017|
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