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Sivagiri Mutt

Sivagiri Mutt is a memorial of Shri Narayana Guru, located at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. The Mutt is about 3 km from Varkala on the banks of the Thiruvananthapuram-Shoranur canal.

Every year the ashram celebrates Guru Deva Jayanti (in August) and the Guru Deva Samadhi (in September). During these occasions, the mutt organizes seminars, public meetings, cultural shows, community feasts and special rituals. A large number of devotees donned in yellow attire stream to Sivagiri from different parts of Kerala and outside.

Janardhana Swami Temple and Varkala Beach are the nearby attractions.

Varkala is about 50 km north-west of Thiruvananthapuram, where the nearest airport is. The railhead close to the mutt is Varkala Railway Station.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Thiruvananthapuram
Location: Varkala    


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