Matrimandir, Auroville

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A place of meditation for practitioners of Integral yoga, Matrimandir features a huge golden sphere enveloped by twelve concrete "petals." The four main pillars symbolize wisdom, strength, beauty, and intimacy. The sphere, plated with golden discs, resembles a space ship that landed on an open field next to a large banyan tree--a scene right out of a '70s science fiction movie. The surrounding gardens, also called the Park of Unity, are as peaceful as the temple itself. Put Matrimandir at the forefront of your travel plans using our Auroville driving holiday planner .
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  • It is a bit of walk but it feels good during a good weather. I loved visiting it. The viewing area was quite peaceful  more »
  • Great monument built by a superb initiative called Auroville. Visiting inside the matri mandir is not allowed without advance booking the previous day. So, we visited only the view point. Its a long w...  more »
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