This magnificent painting was done by Vijayashree Krishnan. She says she had been wanting to sketch Pudhu Periyava HH Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal Kanchi Shankaracharya for many years. And then she decided she will draw on Feb 28th, 2020, which is His mukthi day as per the English calendar. But she could not, as she … Continue reading Beautiful art of Pudhu Periyava!
Shankara, what a beautiful picture! The above is the picture of HH Shri Shri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal that was in Orikkai, inside the temple. My grandfather late Shri P T Paani Iyer was an ardent devotee of Kanchi Mahaperiva. He used to celebrate Maha Anusham every year with the blessings of HIS HOLINESS. During one … Continue reading How the picture of Pudhu Periyava made its way to Orikkai temple!
This is my second drawing. I tried to sketch Kanchi Shankaracharya HH Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal. Periyava seemed to be in His 30s ie in the 1960s. It was quite challenging for me to bring out His face, this being a small picture. Hope you all like it. Submitting at His Lotus Feet. A blessed Guruvaram … Continue reading My 2nd Drawing – Kanchi Pudhu Periyava
Occupying the top place among the plethora of rituals practiced by a grihasta is Agnihotram — worshipping fire through the performance of a yagam. Fire is the source of energy and the fountain head of life. “The Vedas give it a noble place enjoining upon a grihasta to do it daily,” says Shri Balakrishna Rangarajan, … Continue reading Should have meeting of Agnihotris — Kanchi Pudhu Periyava in 2005!
The below been written by my wife Saraswathy: ***** I have always loved Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi, He was a part of my growing up, with my mother's side of the family having spent much time with Him. My parents revered all Acharyas. Probably around 2011-2012, my mother, after watching Sringeri Mahasannidhanam Periva's bhashanams on Sri … Continue reading My wife: Sringeri Periyava gives Meru in dream, Pudhu Periyava gives in real life!
In Yogi Ramsuratkumar-SPARKS published by the Yogi Ashram containing 108 of His Sayings, saying # 86 contains the below gem about Pudhu Periyava Kanchi Shankaracharya HH Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal: "This beggar is not able to take part in politics. This beggar is useless. Sri Jayendra Saraswathi has made a great sacrifice - a great sacrifice … Continue reading Nobody can sacrifice for the nation like Pudhu Periyava! – Yogiar
Kanchi Shankaracharya HH Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal Pudhu Periyava is seen during His Vijaya Yatra to Assam. Not sure of the date, must have been in the late 1990's. Here below are some beautiful pictures, thanks to Shri Vasant Raj. Dibrugarh is located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra river: A beautiful day to Everyone. … Continue reading Pudhu Periyava in Dibrugarh, Assam!
The below picture of Kanchi Shankaracharya HH Jayendra Saraswati Swamigal (Pudhu Periyava) was taken on July 8th, 1998 when He did pratishta (installation/consecration) of Adi Shankara at Kailash Manasarovar. Thanks a ton to Shri Vasant Raj for this precious picture. Shankara, how beautiful it is. A close devotee of our Acharyas, Raji Jayaraman was blessed … Continue reading Unseen pictures of Pudhu Periyava and Bala Periyava!
'We may belong to the Royal family of Greece, but we want only You, Periyava. We want nothing else. We just want to have Your darshan all the time. It does not matter which place. We will come flying to wherever You are camping, be it in small villages near Sholapur or the dusty road … Continue reading Princess Irene of Greece and her Amma, with our Shankaracharyas!
HH Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Swamigal, 68th pontiff, travelled extensively across Tirunelveli at least twice, says HH Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswati Swamigal, present Pontiff. Mahaperiyava’s first visit happened in 1922. Starting on December 12, from Madurai, He reached Tirunelveli via Triumangalam, Srivilliputhur, Rajapalayam and so on. At Veeraraghavapuram, He presided over the anniversary celebration of Vivekasamvardini … Continue reading Thirunelveli Vijaya Yatra of Swamigal in 1922!