Aruvippuram

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Aruvippuram
village
Shiva temple Established by Sri Narayana Guru at Aruvippuram
Shiva temple Established by Sri Narayana Guru at Aruvippuram
Aruvippuram is located in Kerala
Aruvippuram
Aruvippuram
Aruvippuram is located in India
Aruvippuram
Aruvippuram
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°25′19″N 77°05′48″E / 8.4219000°N 77.096750°E / 8.4219000; 77.096750Coordinates: 8°25′19″N 77°05′48″E / 8.4219000°N 77.096750°E / 8.4219000; 77.096750
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration KL-

Aruvippuram is a village in the southern district of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India. It is famous for the Siva temple established by Sri Narayana Guru. The Guru consecrated the Siva idol,the first non brahmin to do so in Kerala society, in the year 1888. Aruvippuram Sivarathri is a very popular event attended by a large numbers of devotees and followers of Guru. Sivarathri also marks the anniversary of the Aruvippuram Siva temple. Koduthooki Mala is a rocky hill nearby the Aruvippuram Siva temple. There is a cave on top of this hill, where Guru used to visit for rest, solitariness and meditation tapas.[1] SNDP Yogam is formed at Aruvippuram , which was a historical event in Kerala history ,

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-26. Retrieved 2012-01-02.