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Pondicherry Attraction

The Indian Union Territory of Puducherry, commonly called Pondicherry, is among the most popular tourist destinations of India. Famed for its French Colony, Tamilian style urban architecture, temples and beaches, Pondicherry promises to offer a good time to the tourists. From historical monuments, to magnificent sightseeing spots, this place has something for everyone. A beautiful blend of French architecture and authentic Indian charm is what makes Pondicherry worth visiting.

With so many unique and exciting places to see here, we have compiled the most fabulous places which will help you discover the best of Pondicherry.

Auroville
Auroville, also known as the City of Dawn, is an experimental township situated in the Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu. Founded by Mirra Alfassa and designed by French architect Roger Anger, the term Auroville means a universal town, where people can live peacefully, irrespective of nationality, colour, caste and creed. Its purpose was to establish human unity. For those who want to learn more about India and its spirituality must visit Auroville. Visiting this spot is going to be a memorable experience for you.
In the current scenario, Auroville is recognised as the first and only internationally endorsed ongoing experiment in human unity and transformation of consciousness, also concerned with - and practically researching into - sustainable living and the future cultural, environmental, social and spiritual needs of mankind.

Aurobindo Ashram
Sri Aurobindo Ashram is one of the favoured tourist places in Pondicherry. The Aurobindo Ashram is famous for seeking spiritual harmony and enlightenment. People from all around the world visit the ashram to achieve inner peace. It once served as a spiritual community and is known for being the abode of spiritual guru, Sri Aurobindo. The ashram gained its popularity for developing the concept of peaceful co-existence. The Aurobindo Ashram preaches the concept of internal yoga which helps in bringing a transformation in life.

Navagraha Temple
Navagraha, as the name suggests, symbolises the nine grahas (deities) in Hindu mythology. Located in and around Karaikal in Pondicherry, the temple evinces architectural styles of Chola Empire. All statues here are gigantic and amazing. The main God Saneeswara effigy is about 27 feet tall and all other star effigies are 15 feet tall. People from all over the world come here to witness the marvel.

On Saturday, the temple is packed with devotees as this is the day preferred by Lord Saneeswarar. Sani Prathosam, and New Year are the festivals celebrated in this temple.

The temple stands popular among the spirituality seeker, and those suffering from adverse planetary effect visit here to offer special poojas to their corresponding deities.

Another interesting part about this temple is that there are 108 trees of different breed and of different age around this temple. There are statues of all 27 stars, Siva, Ganesha and even Vastu Bhagavan, all above 15 feet tall. These factors make this temple unique in its own way.



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