Founded by Sri Aurobindo and Mirra Alfassa (The Mother) in 1926, Sri Aurobindo Ashram is the star attraction of Pondicherry. People, who visit Pondicherry, never fail to visit this key highlight. The place is visited by thousands of people from around the globe. The ashram has the Samadhi of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Sri Aurobindo ashram has a library which tells much about the lives and teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. There is also a crafts center where people can buy different items like perfumes, handmade dolls, and ayurvedic medicines. The ashram also has a cafeteria which serves lip-smacking snacks, meals and desserts.