Varkala (Kerala) | The 82nd Sivagiri pilgrimage at Sivagiri Math, where social reformer and sage Sree Narayana Guru was enlightend and got salvation, began with fervour today.
Inaugurating the pilgrimage, Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam said teachings of the late Guru were very relevent today.
There would be 12 conventions on various topics during the three-day pilgrimage. State Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala was the Chief Guest at the inaugural function.
The Samadhi of Guru located here attracts thousands of devotees every year during the Sivagiri Pilgrimage days from 30 December to January 1. The Sivagiri Mutt is the headquarters of the Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham, an organisation established by the Guru to propagate his doctrine ‘One Caste, One Religion, One God for Man’.