Sivagiri Mutt

Sivagiri Mutt

  • Varkala
  • Kerala
  • India
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Sivagiri Mutt, Varkala Overview

Sivagiri Mutt is a renowned pilgrimage site located in the city of Varkala in Kerala. This pilgrimage site, built in the year 1904, stands on the hillock of Sivagiri. It houses the temple of Goddess Sharda (Saraswati) that was built by a renowned social reformer, Sree Narayan Guru. He was against the act of untouchable and advocated education for females. He breathed his last near the Sharda temple and his tomb was constructed to commemorate his death. Each year on his birth anniversary, hundreds of his followers visit his tomb and pay homage.


It Is Known For:-

1.  The famous Sharda Temple is located on Sivagiri Mutt

2.  The tomb of Sree Narayan Guru

3.  The celebration of birth anniversary of Sree Narayan Guru


Best Time To Visit:-

Apart from the followers of Sree Narayan Guru, the enthusiastic visitors visit this temple extensively. Keeping aside the monsoons, all seasons are considered as perfect to pay a visit to Sivagiri Mutt. Moreover, if you visit it during the birth anniversary celebration then you will be awe-inspired after looking at the celebrations in this beguiling temple.


Reaching There:-

This mutt is located in the quaint surroundings. Therefore, one has to relish a short trek to reach it. It has the well-established connectivity of roadways, railways, and airways, so there’s no problem in reaching Sivagiri Mutt.


Nearest Railway Station - Varkala Railway Station
Nearest Airport - Trivandrum International Airport

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