His Holiness Sri Rangapriya Swami attained Acharyan Thiruvadi this afternoon (about an hour ago) 29th of March 2012, its a great loss for Srivaishnavas, More news to follow as and when we receive further information…..
Sri Rangapriya Swami’s Vaikunta Prapthi to take place tomorrow at Hedathale near Nanjungud,the place has already been instructed by Sri Rangapriya Swami to his shishyas.
H H Parakala Swami is attending rituals tomorrow at Hedathale and the rituals to begin by 10:30 A:M
March 30th Morning updates:
Swami’s Thirunakshatram was recently celebrated on the 7th of March
About HH Sri RangaPriya Swami
H H Sri Rangapriya Maha Desikan
Swamiji was born in the year 1927 in the month of Thai under the star constellation of Makham in the Hedathale village in Mysore district of Karnataka in the family of learned Sri Vaishnava Brahmins. Swamiji was known as H H Varadha Desikacharya in poorva Ashram. He learned the Sanskrit and Vedic education at the feet of his father Sri Thirumalai Sathyagalam Srinivasa Desikacharya.
He is a Gold Medalist for his Sanskrit Lyrics at an early age.
Graduated at Maharaja’s college , Mysore University and Sagar university and did his Master’s degree in Sanskrit at sagar University, Madhya Pradesh. Obtained faculty Gold medal.
Sanskrit studies on traditional lines in Maharaja’s Samskritha college Mysore.
Master of Different languages.
Retired as Head , Department of Sanskrit at National College Bangalore., Visiting Professor at Dravidian University.
Disciple of His Holiness Mahayogi Sri Sri Srirangamahaguru , the founder and Master of “Ashtangayoga Vijnana Mandiram with centres at Hedathale , Mysore,bangalore and Basarikatte and initiated into yoga and Bharatheeya culture at his His holy feet.
President of “Bharatha Darshana” institute which has edited and published the entire “Mahabratha”, “Ramayana”, Srimadbhagavatha and Harivamsha with translation.
Initiated into Sanyasa ashram in the year 1988 assuming the new name of of Sri Sri Rangapriya Mahadesikan”.
Now helping aspirants at Ashtangayoga Vijnana Mandiram, Hanumanth Nagar, Bangalore.