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Address: Sivagiri Road | 3 Km from Varkala, Varkala, India
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Great place where a great man RIP

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... read more

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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 in detail

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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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 is a temple which is very interesting if you go during the prayers - it's... More 

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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

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Mumbai
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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 desserts after the marriage.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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. If you visit around lunch time (12:30 to 1:30) do have a meal here (Rs.... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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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

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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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,

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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 about Sree Narayana Guru

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Littleborough, United Kingdom
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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 Malalayam. It was a peaceful place and enjoyed the visit.

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Reviewed 28 July 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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