AD 1855 - 1928: Sree Narayana Guru Period

AD 1855: Birth of Sree Narayana Guru at Chempazhanthi.

AD 1887: Sri Narayana Guru founded Siva temple at Aruvippuram.

AD 1888: In February 1888, Sree Narayana Guru installed a rock from the Neyyar River as Shivalinga at Aruvippuram. Brahmins argued it by citing the condition that only Brahmins can do that. In reply to this, Guru said that he installed an Ezhava Shiva. This incident is also termed as Aruvippuram Revolt.

AD 1903: Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam was registered in May 15, 1903 for the progression of Ezhava Community under the leadership of Sree Narayana Guru (President) and the secretary, Kumaran Aasan (upto 1919). The formation of SNDP Yogam led to the formation of Sadhujajna Pariplana Yogam, Pulaya Samudhaya Parishkarana Sabha, Valasevasamithi, Dheevara sabha,Yogashema sabha and the Nair Service Society.

AD 1912: Sree Sarada Pradishta in Sivagiri by Sree Narayana Guru.

AD 1914: Sree Narayana Guru built Advaita Ashramam at Aluva.

AD 1920: Sree Narayana Guru spread the message as a part of birthday wish “Liquor is poison, make it not, sell it not, and drink it not”.

AD 1922: Rabindranath Tagore visited Sree Narayana Guru in Sivagiri.

AD 1925: Mahatma Gandhi visited Kerala for the second time in March 8, 1924 in order to find a solution for Vaikom Satyagraha. He also visited Sree Narayana Guru in Sivagiri.

AD 1928: Sree Narayana Dharma Sangam was registered in January 9th. Sri Narayana Guru samadhi at Sivagiri was also in the same year (September 20).