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Address: Sivagiri Road | 3 Km from Varkala, Varkala, India
Phone Number: 91 470 2602807
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Sri Narayana lies Forgotten

We grew up reading about the great work of Sri Narayana Guru. A religious Guru who fought the anti ident caste system. A great thinker, he was a liberal and preached every... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Abraham C
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We grew up reading about the great work of Sri Narayana Guru. A religious Guru who fought the anti ident caste system. A great thinker, he was a liberal and preached every individual has the right to worship any God or religion. Sadly, 50 meters away the local did not know where his Samadhi was. The samadhi and the temple... More 

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Jodhpur, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

elaborate timings nothing to bring you back saw fantastic ant leaves house sin front of the samadhi ,shook them to see them covered with brownish red ant soldiers the drive is good not much to really see except the view the old architect from far with no information and no water or food

Thank ringsonmysole
Kollam, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This place situated just in the vicinity of Varkala is famous for pilgrimage to the tomb of Sree Narayana Guru who was a great social reformer and a Guru who got enlightened.The chapel stands on the highest spot where a huge statue of the Guru is kept. His view on One Caste, One Religion, One God made devotees to believe... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This place is open to people from all faiths. It is the final resting place of Sri Narayana Guru, a great saint and a great social reformer. If you are in Varkala, please don't miss this place. Try to spend some time in the Ashram and there is a lot to see and experience. There is a Temple of Sharada... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Sivagiri Mutt is one of the most prominent pilgrim destinations in Kerala and is located in Varkala a mere 35 kms from the capital of the state, Trivandrum. The place attracts pilgrims from all over the world as not only was this the place where Sree Narayana Guru achieved enlightenment and got salvation, but also the place where his tomb... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place houses the tombs of many old saints related to hindu religion. The winding slope up the hill and the tomb has been built in a way that preserves the wild life around it. Peaceful atmosphere when there arent many weddings going on. You can park at the base, walk up the hill and take the steps down.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We reached in this holy place in the late afternoon while dark clouds hovering above in the sky. It was a quiet place and you can meditate here in an uncluttered mind. Great Pligrim place close to Varkala in Kerala, we were engulfed in silence barring the tweets of a few birds. You have to climb on a few steps... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have been here a few times. Established by Sree Narayana Guru, Sivagiri Mutt has now become a large pilgrim center. Guru's tomb also situated here on the top of the Sivagiri hills. Better to visit sometime around 10 am. We can participate in poojas and if you have the Guru Pooja done, the lunch will be provided as prasadam... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A pilgrimage centre in varkala, which also has the final resting place of Sree narayana guru swamy. Considered as the most divine place for Ezhava community in Kerala.

Thank djchandu
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

In Sivigri we met Guru Prasad and ask him to teach us how to meditate. He spoke perfect English, and gladly and calmly told us about the place, about Sri Naranaya, about meditation. he also gave us some helpfull advices and sat with us for a meditation lesson. It was a Great Experience, both interesting and spiritual. since than I... More 

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