Auroville, Auroville

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Auroville (City of Dawn) is an "experimental" township in Viluppuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, near Pondicherry in South India. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa (also known as "The Mother") and designed by architect Roger Anger. As stated in Alfassa's first public message about the township, "Auroville is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity."
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  • The Visitors center is the place you need to visit to obtain a pass to go the viewing point to see the Matrimandir. If you need to go inside the Matrimandir a separate pass needs to be taken a couple ...  more »
  • The main attraction of Pondicherry. It's a lifetime experience. Huge parking lot is available. Go early to be on time. The devine silence & serenity, will encircle you and lead you to a sense of holin...  more »
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