Auroville is a small town located in the state of Tamil Nadu. The town is approximately 15km from the city of Pondicherry. This ideal town was found by Mirra Alfassa known as “The Mother” the collaborator of Shri Aurobindo. The purpose behind establishing Auroville was to realize Human Unity. This place was found in the year 1968. Everything about Auroville is encapsulated in the words of “The Mother”, Auroville is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries can live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities.
THINGS TO DO IN AUROVILLE
VISITING SADHANA FOREST
Sadhana Forest is a community that aims towards water conservation, reforestation, and sustainable living. Sadhana Forest aims towards planting trees species that are destroyed in deforestation. Sadhana Forest even received accolades for humanitarian food and water. This place is the best attraction for international tourists.
The soul of Auroville. This temple is located in the middle of Auroville in a large area known as ‘Peace’. This place has a spiritual significance for those who practice integral yoga. To visit Matrimandir you have to book at least 2 days before visiting. The rest of the services are free of cost. Private vehicles are prohibited inside the temple, you have to leave your vehicles at the visiting parking center.