If, after viewing the Matrimandir from the gardens, you would like to meditate inside, you'll need to book one to four days ahead in person at the Matrimandir access office. Those who have already meditated inside t…
The state tourism body's main office takes bookings for its own bus tours, answers questions and hands out leaflets. In the same building are state tourist offices from all over India, mostly open 10am to 6pm. The T…
To get seriously involved, you normally need to come as a volunteer, in any of a wide variety of programs, for six to 12 months. The Auroville Guest Service provides information and help on active participation.
Auroville visitors centre provides information services, exhibitions, Auroville products and a 10-minute introductory video. The on-site shop sells a helpful handbook and map (₹20).
Trichy-based and covering all of India, this professional, reliable travel agency/tour operator is run by an Indian–New Zealander couple.
Exhibitions on the lives and teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, plus information on ashram-run accommodation.
In Chennai, Sahodaran is a support group for gay men. It holds social-group meetings and activities.
Professional agency offering walking tours, day trips and Chennai airport pick-ups.
Just northwest of the train station, via a pedestrian underpass from the platforms.
Very professional, welcoming agency that will help with all your travel needs.