Sivagiri Mutt

Situated on a hillock, Sivagiri Mutt founded by the social reformer Sree Narayana Guru is a famous pilgrimage centre near Varkala. Built in 1904, this place is the Samadhi or final resting place of the Guru. Sivagiri Mutt is also the headquarters of Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Sangham (SNDP), Guru’s organisation to spread his ideas and thoughts. Thousands in yellow attire flock towards Sivagiri for the annual pilgrimage which starts on December 30 and continue till January1.