The Matrimandir (Sanskrit for Temple of The Mother) is an edifice of spiritual significance for practitioners of Integral yoga, situated at the center of Auroville initiated by The Mother of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. It was conceived by The Mother as “a symbol of the Divine’s answer to man’s inspiration for perfection”.
The Matri Mandir has been acclaimed as “an outstanding and original architectural achievement”. Silence is maintained inside the Matri Mandir to ensure the tranquility of the space and entire area surrounding the Matri Mandir is called Peace area. It is called soul of the city and is situated in a large open space called Peace. Matrimandir does not belong to any particular religion or sect.