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Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam First Acharyal :  Sri Sarvajnatmanendra Saraswati (407 – 364 B.C.)

Acharyal After having conquered the leaders of many heretic sects prevalent in many parts of India, Sri Sankara Bhagavatpada reached Kanchi, the southern Mokashapuri to spend the evening years of His life in that holy city. One of the famous incidents of Sri Sankara’s stay at Kanchi in his Sarvajna Peethahoranam or ascending the seat of Omniscience. Read More…

PRASNOTTARA RATNA MALIKA of Sri Sankara Bhagavatpada

 

Acharyal Adi Sankara Prasnottara Ratna Malika is one among the many works by SANKARA BHAGAVATPADA. In this work,he enlightens and clears our doubts about various issues, in the form of simple question-answers. Read More…

Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Second Acharyal – Sri Suresvaracharya

 

AcharyalSri Sureswaracharya was the most learned and aged of Sri Bhagavatpada’s disciples. He was a native of Mahishmati. He was known as Mandana Mishra before He was initiated into the ascetic order by Sri Sankara Bhagavatpada. History of how Sri Sankara had a long debate with Sri Mandanat Mishra on various topics… Read More…

Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam FifthAcharyal – Sri Jnanandendra Saraswati

 

AcharyalHe was known as Jnanottama before Sanyasa. He was the son of Nagesa, a Dravida Brahman. He was a great tarkika and wrote a commentary called Chandrika, on Sri Sureswaracharya’s Naishkarmya Siddhi. He, in his Chandrika commentary, has spoken of his guru Sri Satyabodha and Parama Guru Sri Sarvajnatman… Read More…

Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Sixth Acharyal -Sri Suddhanandendra Saraswati

 

AcharyalHe was the son of Bharvu Pandita and a native of Vedaranyam. His former name was Viswanatha. He was a Dravida Brahmin. Sri Suddhanandendra Saraswati attained mukti at Kanchi on Sukla Shashti in the month of Jyestha of the cyclic year Nala (124 BC).