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Matrimandir

Auroville, Auroville, India
201-420-7423
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  • Average11%
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Auroville, Auroville, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

By the time we reached Matrimandir it was noon. From the Auroville office they issue tickets and take you to Matrimandir. One must go with some time in hand and evening or mornings are better. Soak up the serenity that envelops the surroundings.

Thank Mona G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being aware is the most important thing in life. Come and explore the ways to meditate in a peaceful environment. It is basically a free guided tour of about 1-2 hrs, where they will tell you why matrimandir was build and what it is used...More

Thank arghya87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Matrimandir (Temple of the Universal mother) is a unique concept, and unlike anything you would have experienced in India or anywhere else. More than just a tourist location, it is an experience, and therefore, I suggest that any visitor to this site devotes ample time...More

Thank Harpreet_Chd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Auroville last Saturday noon.... had to park our taxi at the car park and leg it through a designated, ushered path.... all the way to the Matrimandir. We enjoyed the natural environs along the way. Came across and engaged with a few cute little...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to be considered for a chance on 4th to be at the place and immerse yourself & soak the tranquility & peace of the place , a marvel made by sheer determination of humans dedicated to the place, and what one can...More

Thank KSP61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reached the Mathri Mandir around noon and it was very hot. We have to walk more than 1 KM to the viewing spot from the Visitor's center. There are free buses to take you back which was a big relief. During the walk we...More

Thank Kumar311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is 13 km from Puducherry city. You can hire a two wheeler and visit this place. Use your Google Maps you will be find the place very easily. It is beautiful place for nature walk and mediation. First you need to watch the...More

Thank Deepak K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is about 25 min from Pondicherry Located at the center of Auroville, its a magnificant architectural marvel. we could not get in as we did not take prior appointments for the meditation session. After reading the reviews from people who have been here,...More

Thank Rajeev K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like the temple very much, the facts of the matri is awesome, i don't the full history of it. but really a awesome place

Thank AndamanTourOperator
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful but a place for foreigners. Local French people behave as if it's there motherland and are rude to the core.

Thank shivaodayar
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butterflypostage
Hello previous visitors....can any of you inform me what the outside of the Golden made of?Is it gold painted concrete or glass with gold painting.Inside the dome are there tables and rooms?Let me know please.
13 February 2017|
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Response from YogiFeet | Reviewed this property |
From my recollection the outside is gold (perhaps plated because its SO huge!) but the inside has no tables, chairs,or anything of that sort. You cannot touch anything, and must observe silence the entire time. Its all white... More
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lydiabefort
can pass be booked online?
8 December 2016|
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Response from sidney c | Reviewed this property |
There is no online pass. But it is quite simple. One has to go there and watch a 10 minute briefing video after which the pass is issued free of charge.
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sahoosunilkumar
How to get ticket for meditation? and what is the timing for meditation?
17 December 2015|
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Response from bumshiva | Reviewed this property |
Complete and full info about visiting the Matrimandir in the Auroville website at : contents/252
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