Kanyakumari

Vivekananda Rock Memorial palace in Kanyakumari, India.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a most popular tourist palace in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. That is very beautiful and attraction tourist Palace located about 500 meters east off mainland of Vavathurai, south India. Vivekananda Rock Memorial Palace was construct in 1970 through the Vivekananda Rock Memorial Committee in honour of the visit of the Hindu spiritual teacher Swami Vivekananda to Shripada Parai during the month of December 1892.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial Kanyakumari, India.

Temple architecture is different styles from all over India. The merger of three seas – Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean can be seen from these rocks. A meditation hall (Dhyana Mandapam) is also attached to the memorial for visitors to meditate. This led to protests by the Hindu population who said the Rock was a place of worship for Hindus.

The Kanyakumari Committee, realising its limitations as a mere District Committee in dealing with the Government, formed an All India Committee consisting of prominent persons in the country. But they felt the need of an important person at the helm of affairs, who could approach and wield his influence in both the Central and State governments.

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