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Address: Sivagiri Road | 3 Km from Varkala, Varkala, India
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+91 470 260 2807

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worth visiting from varkala

its worth going there if u are in varkala . tough there is no activity as such happening they do have a good lunch at times. rather serene place

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ravin K
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is located away from the city centre, not much to see. Its usually a place where people get married and marriage ceremony is brief, I happened to attend one there which hardly lasted for like 5 minutes. They do serve tasty food and desserts after the marriage.

Thank Sunand S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend suggested this place, so we decided to visit. For non-malyalis it is difficult to understand what is happening. The significance of the place is nice and it has a meditative feel to it, and seeing all the devotees is a very humbling experience. If you visit around lunch time (12:30 to 1:30) do have a meal here (Rs.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its worth going there if u are in varkala . tough there is no activity as such happening they do have a good lunch at times. rather serene place

Thank Ravin K
Ernakulam, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Sivagiri famous in India with name of sree Narayana Guru, anyone visit varkala must visit and see the sivagiri,

Thank Satheesh V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Those who love the calm atmosphere should visit here. Truely this ashram calms our soul and body with the fresh air at the top of a hill. Temple is also there. Gurupooja facility is also available . Truely a nice place. Visit there to know more about Sree Narayana Guru

Thank m1ss1ife
Littleborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

An interesting place to visit. Again like all other temples and sacred sites it would be much better to have morevsigns in English so you can absorb more of whatbis going on. I was told that signs were posted with spiritual quotes but all in Malalayam. It was a peaceful place and enjoyed the visit.

Thank Trogs2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We wanted to visit the Varkala beach and our cab driver mentioned that we should visit this ashram also. This is an ashram which is on a small hillock. We went there around 1 PM and there was not much crowd. We were able to see the temple and the Samadhi of the guru here. The whole place is very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

The Sivagiri Ashram is situated on a hill and has a serene ambiance.. One could just relax in one of the open halls and feel the continuous breeze or walk around the hill and the temple within. Guru pooja serves a very simple lunch for Rs.50/-

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Still maintained well as it was when Sree Narayana Guru was there. If you go with faith within you, you can feel that energy there, a must visit place when you visit varkala

Thank anoop l
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place and has been Maintained well. It's a good place to visit and spend about half a day.

Thank Prabhu G

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