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Sivagiri, Varkala

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Experience the tranquility of Sivagiri, a pilgrimage center which hosts a famed sage’s enlightenment place and tomb. The ‘Samadhi’ (resting place) of Sree Narayana Guru attracts many devotees over the year who come to give their respects to the renowned social reformer. Learn about the story that follows his life and work, and get a glimpse of the house he lived in, as well as his belongings. Enjoy the serene ambience of this Ashram situated on a hill and stroll through its open halls to see the pictures and writings of the guru. No photos are allowed. Put Sivagiri into our Varkala vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This is a wonderful Shrine to the enlightened social reformer Sree Narayana Guru. He worked to break down the caste system and founded schools for the poor. The energy, peace and tranquility are palpa...  more »
  • Sreenarayanaguru who lived for the poor and whose main words, 0ne caste, one religion, one god is now well spread across the globe. It is very difficult to narrat what he has done for the wold. Go to ...  more »
  • This is a short tuk tuk ride from Varkala and is well worth visiting. The saint advocated the abolishing of the caste system and there are many interesting signs in the trees advising the followers no...  more »
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  • A big pilgrim center with piece of mind and happiness. Visited this place with my family members.
  • Wonderful place if you are looking for peaceful atmosphere instead of just looking at the building. Loving vibe.
  • Piece of mind and happiness that no other place can offer.
  • u will get what u r looking in terms of peaceful and silent life
  • It's the resting place of Sree Narayana Guru Kerala's foremost social reformer