Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarasvati, the 68th Peethadhipati of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti pitha, was pre-eminent among the realised souls, a true brahmavadin, whose grace is felt even now by inumerable devotess across the world. he 122nd jayanti of this "Walking God", who adorned the pitha for 87 years is to be celebrated on 2nd June.

Come and imbibbe his teachings which is a source of inspiration for the upliftment of mankind. Hear Him speak in his dynamic Voice.


Periyavaa (the other name of "Periyavar") is credited with transforming the prominent Indian National Congress pioneer F. G. Natesa Iyer from Tiruchirappalli, amid the Indian autonomy development. Periyavaa is recorded to have reconverted F.G.Natesa Iyer from the Christian religion back to Hinduism. It is recorded that, F.G. Natesa Iyer, as a young man of ten years, "brought protect with Englishmen who conveyed him up and changed over him to Christianity. After twenty years, disappointed with the capacity of the ministers to clear up his questions, he met the Kanchi Sankaracharya and, finding attractive solutions from him, reconverted to Hinduism."

The Indian National Congress, in the time of the 1920s, began arranging the Non-Cooperation Movement, which included getting many individuals to dissent in the city. F.G.Natesa Iyer, the main Congress dissident of Tiruchirappalli at that point, as additionally the chose Mayor, accepted this open door to change over the development to likewise demonstrate bolster for the Periyavaa. He portrayed the event, in this manner: "I was designated by the general population as the director of the Reception panel for organizing a gathering for the Acharya of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. As the metropolitan director , it was my obligation to give a legitimate welcome and regard to Swamigal who was going to after quite a while. The chance to welcome His Holiness in a way that was exponentially more prominent than gatherings given to lords and emissaries, was concurred to me, alongside my supporters: Sri M.Kandaswamy Servai, Sri. R.Srinivasa Iyengar, the legal advisor and the bigger open. The parade that was seven miles in length, was gone before by seven gatherings of nadaswaram players, three band gatherings, four elephants, many stallions and camels, instrumental players, Bhajan artists, Seva Samitis. I had the gift to hold the front side of the ivory palanquin where our master for the entire world , Sri Sankaracharya Swamigal was situated. He offered darshan to various individuals lined on the two sides of the streets, in each floor, regardless of their religion, position or statement of faith. There was no tally of arathis, Poorna kumbams, wreaths, asthika goshams. The parade that began at 6 pm finished at 10 pm before the mutt at Thiruvanaikkaval. I was enchanted in my administration to Swamigal as administration to Lord Shiva himself".

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