Auroville / Matri Mandir

Auroville / Matri Mandir

Auroville is an experimental township which was founded by Mirra Alfassa (known as ‘The Mother’ by her followers). She was one of the disciples of Sri Aurobindo Ghosh and was instrumental in setting up Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry / Pondicherry. After his death in 1950, Mirra Alfassa used to run the ashram. In 1968, she envisioned a township where men and women of all countries can […]

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Bullet Baba Temple

Bullet Baba Temple

You can hear many unusual stories in India. The most recent one I came across is “Bullet Baba Temple”. It all started when I was travelling from Jodhpur to Udaipur, when the driver said “Sir, May I stop here for for some time? I want to buy a bottle of beer”. I was surprised by this request, and noticing my puzzled face, he said “Its not […]

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