In 1928 Sree Narayana Guru was camping at Nangampadam temple, his disciples vallabhasseri Govindan Vaidyer and Kittan writer introduced the idea of piligrimage to Sivagiri. swamiji enquired about the idea of pilgrimage but they coudnt reply. Guru himself explained that the aim of Theerthadana(pilgrimage) must be for the creation of a comprehensive knowledge among the people for their overall development and prosperity and suggested norms to be observed .T.K.Kittan writer put forward the idea of Sivagiri Pilgrimage before Sri Narayana Guru. He describes the background starting such a pilgrimage. This Malayalam book is provided online by Poornna printing & Publishing house.
Sivagiri Theerthadanathinte Udayam