Aurobindo Ashram

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Aurobindo Ashram is an ashram is located at Dandia Bazar in the city of Vadodara, Gujarat, western India. It was the first ever ashram to become so popular in south areas.

Relics of Sri Aurobindo are present here. It is open to all for meditation. It houses a library, study room and sales emporium. Here you can find all books by and on Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.

History

Aurobindo Ghosh lived in this bungalow during his stay in Baroda (1894–1906)as private secretary to HH Sayajirao Gaekwad III, Maharaja of Baroda and then Professor of English and vice-principal of Baroda College (now MSU). During that period few famous people visited this bunglow- like Lokmanya Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, Sister Nivedita, Sakharam Ganesh Dueskar and some Marathi yogi saints. Aurobindo Ghosh's wife Mrinalini Devi, sister Sarojini Devi and his younger brother Barindar Kumar Ghosh-the famous freedom fighter was a frequent visitor. It has 23 big and small rooms and surrounding open land of about 55,000 sq.ft.[1]

References

  1. ^ Template:Bunglow Details "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 21, 2014. Retrieved 2017-07-11. 

Further reading

  • Roshan. Sri Aurobindo in Baroda. Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publications Department. ISBN 978-81-7058-318-9. 

External links

  • Sri Aurobindo Society - India, website
  • Sri Aurobindo Society - Vadodara, website[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 22°18′01″N 73°11′46″E / 22.3004°N 73.1962°E / 22.3004; 73.1962


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