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Sivagiri Road | 3 Km from Varkala, Varkala, India
+91 470 260 2807
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Tranquility and peace

This is a wonderful Shrine to the enlightened social reformer Sree Narayana Guru. He worked to... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
London, United Kingdom
Great place where a great man RIP

Sreenarayanaguru who lived for the poor and whose main words, 0ne caste, one religion, one god is... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Chandra B
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Sivagiri Road | 3 Km from Varkala, Varkala, India
+91 470 260 2807
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

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 palpable in the temple and the tomb. The grounds are beautiful with...More

Thank AnneCampbell48
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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 sivagiri and try to understand about it...More

Thank Chandra B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

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 not to seek money; to work hard etc etc. There...More

Thank traveltottie1954
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

It's a divine place and can be visited alone as well as with family. It's like a temple and one of my favourite places

Thank Rana R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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...More

Thank Sunand S
Reviewed 26 December 2016

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....More

Thank jenifer_amrita
Reviewed 24 December 2016

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
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

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

Thank vmsatheesh22
Reviewed 30 October 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

Thank m1ss1ife
Reviewed 16 October 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...More

Thank Trogs2
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Julie P
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29 August 2015|
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Response from Kaleshkumar | Reviewed this property |
Hello Julie, This is a tough question. Sivagiri is a holy place, which consists of a temple and the last resting place and memorial of a Social reformer Sree Narayana Guru, who is considered as God by atleast one-fourth of... More