Auroville (City of Dawn) is an exploratory municipality in Viluppuram district, generally in the province of Tamil Nadu, India, for certain parts in the Union Territory of Pondicherry in India. It was established in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa (known as "the Mother") and planned by designer Roger Anger. It is one of the special places to visit in Pondicherry.

City of Dawn

History of Auroville

Alfassa was the otherworldly colleague of Sri Aurobindo, who trusted that "man is a temporary being". Alfassa expected that this trial "widespread municipality" would contribute essentially to the "progress of mankind towards its mind-blowing future by uniting individuals of generosity and desire for a superior world". Alfassa likewise accepted that such an all-inclusive municipality will contribute unequivocally to the Indian renaissance.

Peace and Pleasant Place: The Matrimandir

Matrimandir, which was brought about by Alfassa as "a symbol of the Divine's response to man's desire for flawlessness". Quiet is kept up inside the Matrimandir to guarantee the serenity of the space, and the whole region encompassing the Matrimandir is known as the Peace region. Inside the Matrimandir, a spiralling incline drives upwards to a cooled office of cleaned white marble alluded to as "a spot to track down one's cognizance".

How to reach Auroville?

Auroville is made out of a group of properties exactly 12 km (7.5 mi) north of Pondicherry. It tends to be handily reached through the East Coast Road (ECR) which associates Chennai and Pondicherry. The guest place and Matrimandir can be reached by voyaging 6 km (3.7 mi) westwards from the signposted side road at the ECR Bommayapalayam. Turning east leads straightforwardly to Auroville's confidential ocean side called Repos, a few hundred meters away.

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