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Devotee of Sri Kanchi Matam and Mahaperiyava and a strong believer in advaita and guru parampara. We all are blessed to live in the time period of Maha Periyavaa. Let His grace be on us at all times to guide us and elevate us to next level.

  • Mahaperiyava Trini vaibhavam – Bangalore – May 19th

    With the grace of HHH Maha Periva @ JP Nagar, Bangalore Anusham monthly Vaibhavam is going on since Jan 2015. Rayapuram Sri. Balu mama (Swamigal) gave HHH Maha Periva’s Padhuka during that time , since then JP Nagar Periva  Gruham… Read More ›

  • A Stuthi on Kanchi Guruparampara by sAnuPuthran

    பெரியவா சரணம். அத்புதமான திருவருட்பா பாடலைப் படித்துக் கொண்டிருந்தேன். அமுதமாய் ஆன்றோர் அதற்கான அர்த்தத்தையும் தெளிவாக தந்துள்ளனராயிற்றே! ஆயினும் பாடலைப் படித்து முடித்ததும், அம்மையப்பனை அருட்பெருந்தெய்வத்தை அழகுற போற்றிய முறையிலேயே, அம்மையப்ப ஸ்வரூபியான எம் மஹாபட்டாரகனான, முப்பெருந்தேவரின், மூவனிதையின் ஓருருத் தேவனான எம்பெருமான உம்மாச்சீயை, ஸ்ரீஆதிசங்கர பகவத்பாத மூலாம்னாய ஸர்வக்ஞ பீடத்தின் இன்றுவரையிலும் சம்பூர்ணமாக விளங்குகின்ற… Read More ›

  • Thayumanavar slokam for pregnant women

    Thanks to Sri Kaushal Bhargav for the share. I am sure most of you know Thayumanavar story in Trichy where Shiva came in the form of the mother of a pregnant lady to handle the delivery of the child. This… Read More ›

  • First Padha Puja for Sri Periyava?

    After Sri Jayendra Periyava attained siddhi, I guess this may the first Padha Puja for Him or one that must have happened for His jayanthi? In either case, there must be an official ashtothram written for Him by Sri Matam…. Read More ›

  • Silver kavachams on Sri Jayendra Periyava’s brindavanam

        Thanks to Ajay Srivatsa Aiyer for the banner image. Nice photo! Thanks to Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Matam for other photo share in FB ‪Brindavanam of HH Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal- with Mannargudi Sri Rajagopalaswamy in the East,… Read More ›

  • Mahaperiyava’s rare and serene pose

      Thank you Sudhan for the share!What a beautiful photo – hats off to the photographer who captured this great photo! Some photos make you think a lot – this is one of them! It is normally rare to see… Read More ›

  • Conversation on Dendukuri Vajpayee Parampara

    Few days back, I shared an invitation to a great yegnam going to be conducted in Andhra Pradesh in West Godhavari Dist by Dendukuri family. Sri Bharath sent me this video that covers more about the greatness of the family,… Read More ›

  • யுகதர்மம் காத்த ஸ்ரீ ஜெயேந்திர குரு

    Thank you Sri Ganapathysubramanian for the FB share…What a wonderful 3 Mts on Sri Jayendra Periyava’s service to our sanatana dharma! Thank you Smt Sindhuja! Periyava Sharanam!

  • Sri Pradosham Mama by Umesh

    Thanks to Umesh for this beautiful painting of mama. I love his creative selection of the pose and fine execution of this painting. Apparently, he handed over this painting to Sri Sriram. Periyava Sharanam

  • Note to all KGF US Donors

    First of all thank you for your continued support. Without your support, it would not be possible for us to carry out any of our kainkaryams.As you know, KGF as an organization is run by few Kanchi devotees who selflessly… Read More ›

  • Mahaperiyava Mantra & Yantra

    Do you know that Srilanka is the first country outside of India to have Mahaperiyava Vigraham installed in a temple and that too couple of years back? During that process, they had created a mula mantra and a yantra for… Read More ›

  • தோசை!

      Thanks Sri RVS for sharing this in FB. அருணாசலமே அசந்து போகும்படி சலனமேயில்லாமல் அமர்ந்திருப்பார் பகவான். நீண்ட நேரம் அப்படி இருந்தவர் சாப்பிடுவதற்காக டைனிங் ஹாலை நோக்கிச் செல்வதற்காக எழுந்திருக்கிறார். நிறைய பக்தர்கள் கண்ணில் தென்படுகிறார்கள். அன்று ரமணாஸ்ரமத்தில் தோசை இரவு உணவு. தோசை என்றால் அது ஸ்பெஷல் உணவு. எல்லோரும்… Read More ›

  • திருக்கோடிக்காவல் – Kshetra Mahimai

    #திருக்கோடிக்காவல் ஷேத்ரத பத்தி சுருக்கமாக தெரிஞ்சிகிடுவோமா 🙏 (அருள்மிகு ஸ்ரீ திரிபுரசுந்தரி அம்பிகா ஸமேத ஸ்ரீ கோடீஸ்வர ஸ்வாமி ஆலயம்) நன்றி சிவஸ்ரீ Thiyagaraja Gurukkal அவர்கள் Thirukodikkaval temple is special to me. It was around the time that I was not known to Smt Mahalakshmi mami and somehow Sri… Read More ›

  • Karadayan Nonbu – காரடையான் நோன்பு by Brahmashri Dr.VG Subramanya Ghanapadigal

    Karadayan Nonbu Special!  

  • Invitation to Athyagnisgtoma Ukthua Maha Yaagam – Apr 5-20 in Andhra

    On behalf of Sri Yagneswara Bakta Brindam, I am sharing the invitation for the yegnam that has been planned for 15 days in West Godhavari District. The entire event is conducted and hosted by the family of somayajis….Very rare to… Read More ›

  • Brindavana Pratishta of Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal

      Brindavana Pratishta of Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswati Shankaracharya Swamigal was performed this morning (10 Mar. 2019). Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal performed abhishekam with Kalasa teerthams followed by offering of Prasadams from various temples and Deeparadhana. Thanks to Sri… Read More ›

  • Shri Dhruba Das, the master sculptor who made first Mahaperiyava murthi

    Thanks to Bharath for giving us all an opportunity to see the person behind and the magic hands that have made several vigrahams of great saints from our country. We have seen from great painters like Silpi that without swami… Read More ›

  • Why do we do this in Pillayar Sannidhi?

    பிள்ளையார் சந்தியில் குட்டிக்கொள்கிரோமே அது எதற்காக குட்டிக்கொள்கிரோமே எப்படி குட்டனும், அதன் தாத்பரியம் முனைகிறார் சிவஸ்ரீ இராஜசோகர சிவாச்சாரியார் அவர்கள் எடுத்துறைக்கிறார்.  

  • Shiva, Hari, God – all one and the same

    Thanks to Sri Ganapathysubramanian for the share. It is interesting that Dr S. Radhakrishnan’s article is referred in Harvard site and we are reading it through them 🙂 “Vellakkaaran sonna sariyathaan irukkum” logic?! Jokes aside, great quote to show our… Read More ›

  • Complete Narayaneeyam parayanam by Sri Govinda Damodara Swamigal

    On this auspicious day (March 7th, 2019 (Maasi Poorattadi)) – Jayanthi of Sri Govinda Damodara Swamigal (Sri Triplicane/Angarai Periyava) – I am extremely pleased to share all the 100 Dasakams of “Sriman Narayaneeyam”, chanted by Swamigal. This entire set has now… Read More ›