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Address: Sivagiri Road | 3 Km from Varkala, Varkala, India
Phone Number: 91 470 2602807
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We were really struck by the peace, tranquility and beauty of this memorial to social reformer and sage Sree Narayan Guru. He promoted the view that all were equal irrespective... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Illogan, United Kingdom
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Illogan, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really struck by the peace, tranquility and beauty of this memorial to social reformer and sage Sree Narayan Guru. He promoted the view that all were equal irrespective of caste or religion and his tomb is located here. It is festival season at present and the quietness here is in marked contrast to the temples. A great place... More 

Thank davensue2016
Carpi, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there during the Sri Narayani festival, it was great to partecipate to celebration with all the people.

Thank 924max
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the architecture of the place is good but besides that did not have anything to do or see there. you can enter the place from both sides of the town

Thank RahulShwetaAnnika
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sivagiri Mutt is most likely to be missed in most itineraries, but the Mutt is an oasis of peace for the battered soul. Located on the Sivagiri Hills, this is a temple that's spell bounding in its simplicity and more so when you get to know about Sree Narayana Guru's teachings on equality, simplicity, and the concept of one... More 

1 Thank jerremee
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

take distance while people execute their rituals. Show respect and Always ask if photography is allowd

Thank bargazimba
Voronezh, Russia
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138 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The place is quiet, pleasant and green, with several places of interest, Guru's samadhi on the hill included. We liked Sarada's temple the most. When we get to Samadhi an army of horrible brown ants attacked us and annihilated all our bliss :( They bites and get under your clothers!!! So be careful.

Thank wichyk
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

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 

Thank Abraham C
Jodhpur, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

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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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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 

Thank Donald D
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

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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