Aurobindo Ashram has been named after its creator- Sri Aurobindo Ghosh. The foundation of this ashram was laid on 24th November in the year 1926 when he was surrounded by his disciples all over after he retired from politics and settled in Pondicherry. The day this ashram in Pondicherry was set up is known as the founding day of the ashram which has been described by Sri Aurobindo in his writings as "less been created than grown around me as its centre".
Visitor's Timings: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Arul Ashram, constructed in 1999, 12km from Pondicherry is a spiritual abode for all those looking for spiritual refreshment. The key tenants of the ashram: contemplation, harmony, unity, enlightenment have been carved uniquely for the students at Pondicherry University. This ashram in Pondicherry has been significant in providing care for the needy and opening up a centre for AIDS patients. This further led to the opening of a centre called Jeeva Nivas (Shanti Bhavan Children's Home) in 2006 for orphaned children suffering through AIDS.
Sri Chandru Ahram is founded by Sri Chandru Guruji who has a straightforward philosophy, "Love and Be Blissful". He was enlightened at the age of 13 and started participating in various non-religious philosophical preachings. His leading cause behind Sri Chundru Ashram was to elevate other people to such enlightenment of wisdom, love, and spirituality. He has offered various courses regarding meditation, yoga and other spiritual upliftments himself at his Ashram.
Visit these three ashrams in Pondicherry for an unwinding and relaxing trip. Leave your worries and stress at the doors to learn new ways and manners to rejuvenate the prts of yourself that are burdened by the chores of daily lives.