Sunday, March 27, 2016

Matrimandir Auroville (Pondicherry)

Early February 2016 we traveled to Chennai by road - a distance of 500 kms and a world class multi-lane highway. After spending a few days in Chennai we left for Auroville in Podicherry and spent a while there.The major spectacle there is the Matrimandir - a massive spherical domed structure constructed primarily for meditation. We had pizza`and fruit juice at a French managed eatery named Tanto. We drove on to Cuddalore and spent the night at the Circuit House.
Pizza at Tanto
The Magnificent Matrimandir Dome- Above and below

The Matrimandir Dome peeping through the shrubbery


  1. Both the pizza andt the domed structure are beautiful sights. Both are essential to human beings. The pizza fuels the body, gives it energy; the Matrimandir fuels the soul, the spirit, through meditation.
    Excellent shots!

  2. Welcome back! Beautiful pictures. We had been here many times. Feel like visiting once more after seeing these beautiful pictures!

  3. I am glad you are back, Ram! I miss your wonderful post!
    The Matrimandir Dome is just gorgeous, stunning!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Have a lovely week ahead.

  4. Very impressive building and nice photos of the same!
    Pondicherry is a beautiful place to visit - agreed.
    Have a Happy Week!!
    Peace :)

  5. Sorry about the long absence. I got too preoccupied with FB and whatsapp.So much so I ignored blogging. Shall endeavour hereafter to keep blogging without fail.

  6. Nice photos from there! I love auroville and i have been inside the matrimandir while it was nearly complete.


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