Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi marks the death ceremony of the Sree Narayana Guru, saint, prophet and social reformer from Kerala. The great Guru attained Samadhi on September 20, 1928. Thus the ceremony is organized to remind world that spiritually he lives forever in the minds of millions of his followers across the globe, though physically Guru disappeared. Its celebrated on the 5th day of Malayalam month kanni.
Sree Narayana Guru lies in a state of samadhi at Sivagiri, Kerala. Thousands of pilgrims visit here each year, to pay homage to the man who drastically changed the face of social life in Kerala and is a source of inspiration for all social reformers.