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Birth Place Of Sri Shankra

Birth Place of Sri Shankra

Kaladi is quiet little village, the birth place of great Sage Sri Sankarachrya, the great Indian Philosopher who lived in the 8th century, lies on the bank of Periyar river. It is 10 km from Kuruppampady and Aluva and 5km from Perumbavoor and the International Air Port, Nedumbassery and the nearest Rail way station Angamaly are about 10 km away and 45 Km from Cochin, Kerala, India.

Kaladi is a very important pilgrimage place having 3 temples, one of them dedicated to the great expounder of the Advaita Philosophy of India. The Sharadadevi temple is a prominent land mark of Kalady. Sri SANKARACHRYA STUPA (Pillar) is located nearby. This Stupa gives the life history of Sankaracharya. It has168 feet height and bottom diameter of 62 feet .Sree Shankaracharya Sanscrit University is also located here. Temples dedicated to Sri Sankara, Sarada Devi, Sri Krishna and Sri Ramakrishna add to the sanctity of the destination



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On the right bank of the river Periyar, or 'Poorna' as it is also known, there is a tiny village cradled in green fields, called Kaladi.Kaladi village, located near Cochin city of Kerala . Kaladi is an important pilgrimage centre since it was the birth place of Sri Adi Sankaracharya, one of India's foremost philosopher saints who preached the monistic or 'advaita' philosophy.




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