Sree Narayana Guru was a Saint, Sage, Philosopher and Social Reformer of Kerala. The Guru was born in 1854 in the village of Chempazhanthi near Thiruvananthapuram in an Ezhava family at a time when people from backward communities faced a lot of social injustices in the caste ridden Kerala society.

Gurudevan as he is fondly known to his followers revolted against casteism and worked on propagating new values of freedom transforming the Kerala Society spiritually and socially.