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Advaithashramam Kolathur

Sree Kolathoorappan Kshetram, a temple having a history of thousands of years is situated in this village. Main deity of this temple is Lord Narasimha.

Sree Vallorakkavu Kshetram is another hoary temple in this village, the main deity being Kiratha Siva with Bhagavathi, Ganapathi and Dharma Sastha

The then owner of the land, Sri Mangalassery Narayana Swami handed over Sree Vallorakkavu Kshethram along with a land of 56 cents around the temple to a committee, named Sri Vallorakkavu Kshethra Samithi, registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act in the year 1992.

Swami Chidananda Puri, the Patron of this committee from its very beginning. Besides conducting the daily services in the temple, the committee is running the Advaithashramam, a centre for the propagation of the Sanathana Dharma and Vedanta Philosophy. The Ashramam offers an opportunity to study the profound knowledge of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutras, and other classical Vedic texts in the traditional way.


Sri Sankara Charitable Trust

Sri Sankara Charitable Trust was formed in the year 2003 to work widely and meaningfully in our society to spread Sanatana Dharma and render services in our society. Swami Chidananda Puri , Swamini Sivananda Puri and Swami Sathyananda Puri are the Managing Trustee, Secretary and Treasurer respectively. The President, Secretary and Treasurer of Sri Vallorakkavu Kshethra Samithi are other Trustees.

The trust started Sri Sankara Balasadanam in the year 2005 to take care of underprivileged boys and it was functioning well till 2018. We closed it in the year 2018 considering many practical aspects.