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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

6 comments:

  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!

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

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  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.

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

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  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.

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

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