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Srimad Andavan inaugurates Kalyana Mandapam at Thuvar temple

His Holiness Srimad Andavan Srivaraha Maha Desikan inaugurated a large Kalyana Mandapam (a marriage hall) belonging to the Thuvar Kothandaramaswami temple in Pudukottai District by unveiling a plaque at a ceremony held on 12 February 2020. Srimad Andavan had been visiting Thuvar to preside over the samprokshanam ceremonies at the temple, which had been held …

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Srimad Andavan embarks on Bharat Vijaya Yatra 2020

His Holiness Srimad Andavan Srivaraha Mahadesikan embarked on his Bharata Vijaya Yatra 2020, a tour of India that will last around six months. After completing a month-long stay in Chennai, where His Holiness delivered a series of thirty anugraha-bhashanams (divine sermons) on the verses of the Thiruppavai during the month of Margazhi, he has now …

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Srimad Andavan delivers academic lecture at Madras University

Chennai, 25 January 2020   The Department of Vaishnavism at the University of Madras had invited Srimad Srimushnam Chinna Andavan Sri Srivaraha Mahadesikan to deliver a prestigious academic lecture at the University of Madras on 25 January 2020. Srimad Andavan addressed over 50 academics who had assembled to hear him speak on the topic, ‘The …

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Thousands attend 53rd Thirunakshatram celebrations of Srimad Andavan

Several thousands of shishyas and abhimanis (disciples and well-wishers) attended the 53rd Thirunakshatram (star-birthday) celebrations of Srimad Srimushnam Chinna Andavan Srivaraha Mahadesikan on 24th February in Chennai. The celebrations, which had started on 20th February, featured veda-parayanams and divya-prabandha parayanams everyday by scholars who had travelled from all over India. Disciples from all over the …

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Senior disciple of Srimad Andavan attains acharyan thiruvadi

Sri U.Ve. R. Srinivasan Swami, fondly known as R S Mama, departed to attain acharyan-thiruvadi early morning on 12 February 2020. Srinivasan Swami was very closely associated with the Srirangam Srimad Andavan Ashramam for many decades. He had single-handedly set up the Ashramam website, Yahoo groups and Youtube channels, which he had been running and …

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