Matrupuri

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Matrupuri is a holy place located at Risida in the Kalahandi district of Odisha, India. It means 'the Abode of The Mother'. The Place has been named after The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, in Pondicherry. This holy place was developed in June, 1968 in a beautiful natural surroundings of hills (Bhaludunguri and Adendunguri). Matrupuri is the brain child of Sri Madhusudan Mishra, now in Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Now the organisation is running the devoties of The Mother, namely, Sri Maheswar Rana, Sri Rajib Lochan Rana, Sri Indramani Rana and others. The Mother has given Her blessings.Matrupuri is coordinates at Coordinates: [20°23'20"N 83°28'57"E][wikimapia.org/12073470/Matrupuri-RISIDA-kalahandi]

Matrupuri is managed and run by Matrupuri Karyalaya [1], a registered society. Now it is running a school, Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre. There is a proposal to set up an Institute of Higher Education and a National Library. Regular programmes are organised in the premises of Matrupuri Karyalaya.

Hamlet named Matrupuri has been developed nearby the Matrupuri Karyalaya. Matrupuri is the seat of J K Mahavidyalaya College, Jagannath Degree College of Risida.