An archive of the works by and on Chattampi Swamikal. Chattambi Swami’s religious quest and discovery, his austere simplicity and great self-denial, his humble sharing with others the light with which he was. ABSTRACT. Sree Vidyadhiraja Parama Bhattaraka Chattampi Swamikal, shortly known as Chattampi. Swamikal was a Hindu sage and social reformer.

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They are most reluctant to display their spiritual power. But although Chattambi had ranged freely over a wide area of xhattampi knowledge, he had yet to find cnattampi proper guru frofn whom he could learn I he way to enlightenment Even this rare fortune came to him before long. My teacher Sree Swami Thapovanam had a great reverence for Sree Chattampi Swamikal and it is in fact from Sri Gurudev that I heard so often of the spiritual and mystical glory of this rare sage of Kerala. In J Swamiji’s birth centenary was celebrated in Panmana Asram in a fitting manner and the chzttampi was inaugurated by His Highness the Maharaja of Travancore.

His wife was afflicted by two incurable diseases — epilepsy and a stomach ailment.

Chattampi Swamikal | Kerala Renaissance Leaders in Malayalam

Chattampi Swami was born on 25 August at Kollur in southern Travancore. The animal pounced ferociously on the Swa r miji.

He also learnt Tamil vedic works from Pandit Swaminatha Desika. Kesava Pifiai used to get for the Swami’s use costly books from Calcutta, Kasi and other places. He was never again seen in that seat. The aim of this new order was to propagate the methods chzttampi Yogajnana in accordance with the culture of Kerala. With his abundant love for all, he created a new era in spiritual regeneration.


The total impression that is left in me chattwmpi this great scholar-saint, who chose to remain in- cognito all cbattampi time, in his own native land, is chatttampi sunshine of laughter, his irrepressible joy can I say ecstasy? It was in this way that he wrote at severat places and several periods the three parts of Prachina Malayalam. He could read a deep meaning even into the simplest nursery rhymes.

In the rites of Mantravada he was known to have banned the sacrifice of animals and to have suggested the use of cucumber in their place. When the walk was continued the puzzled Krishna Pillai sought from Swamiji an explana- tion of the strange scene he had witnessed.

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Kunjan Pillai was introduced into the science of swamiial by the Thycaud Ayyavu Swamikal [2] a scholar and yogi who used to give lectures at ‘Jnanaprajagaram’.

Most of this disciples belonging to different strata of society were house-holders. The fire of another conflict that had the possibility of growing into a conflagration was fortunately extinguished in time. He would come to the river early in chhattampi morning and return before the sun grew warm.

In Kalladakurichi again he became an ex- pert in playing on all the musical instruments then in use. The Theertha order is the first in the Dasanami sannyasa order established by Adi Sankara.

Nayar, Name of a community in Kerala, occupying a position immediately below the Brahmans.

Chattampi Swamikal

As the boat moved from the jetty at CChakkai, he told his 56 disciples. The boatman was an inexperienced Christian, Kochu Devassy. He was very skilful in opening the eyes of foolish people to their folly. Name of a community in Kerala. To his host who viewed the scene with astonishment Swamiji said: In my wsamikal when I was staying there studying in the Maharaja’s College I have heard his astonished and appreciative contemporaries describing his unusual accomplishments.


The crowd of spectators enjoyd the scene, and Menon hung his head in shame and begged forgiveness of Swamiji. That very moment my hand was released from the timepiece.

There after he never again set foot in his house. They are unable to range freely in the open.

Swamiji alone remained unmoved, humming a tune. EngvarB from August Use dmy dates from December Articles with hCards Articles having same image on Wikidata and Wikipedia All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with unsourced statements from May Commons category link from Wikidata. He was obviously no more than a dummy, one who could just move his hands up and down without the energy demanded of a player on this exacting percussion instrument.

The proceedings roused the interest of some mischievous boys who reacted by raining stones on the old man. The reputed Professor Sundaram Pillai who was then a college student was a member of this society Here was an opportunity for Kunjan Pillai to get to know in detail the philosophical classics in English.

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