Location: Located in the eastern side of Pondicherry, Aurobindo Ashram is a spiritual center, which has become an important destination for tourists and local people.
Description: Sri Aurobindo Ghosh, a great Indian nationalist, established Aurobindo Ashram on 24 November 1926. Visitors can learn Integral Yoga by spiritual aspirants of Aurobindo Ashram. Integral Yoga is a process of transmutation of all jarring elements of a being into a harmonious state of divine. Transforming human nature to divine life is the main motive of Ashram. Every year, thousands of visitors from all over the world visit Ashram seeking peace and spirituality. It is open for visitors from 8 o’clock in the morning to 12 o’clock in the afternoon and 2 o’clock in the afternoon to 6 o’clock in the evening every day. Aurobindo Ashram does not recommend any disciplines or strict instructions, as according to Ari Aurobindo Ghosh, it’s only through self discipline that one can reach the highest, eternal state and continuous help will be sourced from divine and no one else.
Activities: Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry is the one of its kind center in India. Visitors must visit this spiritual center to learn various meditation techniques to lead a peaceful life.