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Dalai Lama to inaugurate Sivagiri pilgrimage in Kerala

Posted on Nov 19, 09:39PM | UNI

Tibetan Spiritual Leader the Dalai Lama will inaugurate the 80th annual pilgrimage season of Sivagiri Mutt at Varkala on November 24, Sree Narayana Dharma Sanghom Trust General Secretary Swami Rithabharananda said in a press release here today.

The event would be attended by Kerala Assembly Speaker G Karthikeyan, Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Metropolitan and Sanghom Trust President Swami Prakashananda among others, he said.

Sivagiri Mutt, one of the popular Ashrams in Kerala, was established by Sree Narayana Guru, the famous philosopher and social reformer.

The premise of the site houses the tomb of the founder and his 'Samadhi', which attracts large number of people.