Tourist Attractions of Pondicherry

Auroville, PondicherryAuroville is a celebrated tourist destination which is popularly known as the 'City Of Dawn'. It is located in the Viluppuram district of Tamil Nadu which is 10 km from the north of Pondicherry. It was established with a vision of making it a Universal town where people from different nationalities , beliefs and traditions could live in perfect harmony.

Do you nurture a desire to break free from the mundane life and achieve a much higher state of life; which is characterized by being one with the divine? This is the lofty aim of Sri Aurobindo Ashram founded by Sri Aurobindo, a great yoga teacher, on the 24th November 1926. Here people are taught to achieve higher state of life so that they can experience true happiness and peace in their life.

The beautiful Pondicherry is the blissful place where the Navagraha Temple is located. The temple is dedicated to the nine planets. It is a group of nine temples which had been built in the most admirable style. Navagraha is a sanskrit word. Nava means nine and Graha means planets. Hindu astrology describes Navagraha as Nine Planets which are cosmic influencers. These nine planets have a great influence in our lives.

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