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Sivagiri, Varkala Town

#2 of 6 in Historic Sites in Varkala Town
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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. A visit to Sivagiri represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Varkala Town vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Our yoga teacher brought us here, as he studied and lived here for decades. It is a beautiful place with many trees, bearing fruit and we even saw bats, hanging upside down. The bathrooms are not...  more »
  • Outside Varkala this is a large temple shrine to the guru making it an important pilgrimage site particularly during the season.  more »
  • Nice and well maintained place.. Quite calm if you don't visit in holidays... Nice place to spend some time with family peacefully.. Don't forget to read all the quotes of guru... Which indeed will enlighten you....
  • A Best Place for mind peace. Please visit anybody this place to enjoy your life time. And explore the spiritual knowledge for better living.

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