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The Souvenir : Contents

The "Souvenir" is a set of collections the experiences of various devotees and personalities with His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi MahaSwamiji.

Aradhana Mahotsavam of Jagadguru Mahaswamigal - 8 to 10 Jan. 2021
An article on Sri Adi Sankara ByHis Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Chandrasekharendra Sarasvati Mahaswamigal Sri Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
Aradhanaa Mahotsavam of HH Pujyasri Mahaswamigal performed 8-10 Jan21
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Sarasvathi Svamigal Sri Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham on Guru Bhakti, dedication to the Guru.
Aradhanaa Mahotsavam commences with Veda Parayanam
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sankara Vijayendra Sarasvathi Svamigal on Sri Sri Sri MahaPerivaa
Dhanurmasa Puja- Margazhi Bhajans
An interesting article on Sri Adi Sankara, written by Prof. P. Sankaranarayanan
Krithika Somavaram
Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on the System of Sri Sankara, and his philosophies, etc.
Sri Sankara Bhagavatpada
An interesting article by Dr. Will Durant, on the teachings of Sri Adi Sankara
Guru Bhakthi
Various reactions and thoughts of the West with respect to the teachings and philosophies of Sri Adi Sankara
Let His Grace Protect us
A collection of tributes to Sri Adi Sankara by well known persons, including: various Acharyas, Sri Appayya Dikshita, Swami Vivekananda, Sister Nivedita, Annie Besant, Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Rajaji, etc.
The life and work of Sri Sankara
An article on Kanchipuram, the Holy City, describing what makes Kanchipuram an important city, and what makes it a sacred site (mokshapuri)
A grand Social Idealist, Dr. Radhakrishnan
A list of particulars of all the Jagadgurus at the Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham; the names, place of birth, place of attainment of Samadhi, Year of Siddhi (Christian era), and the duration of Pontificate
The System of Sankara By Dr. Will Durant
An article on Sri Adi Sankara and His association with Kanchipuram
Sankara and the West By Prof. Ninian Smart
H.H. Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Mahaswamigal recounting a real story that occurred at the time of the 64th Acharya.
Tributes by Ancient and Medieval Saints
Rarely do saints like our Paramacharya talk about themselves. But he did so and what he said was marked by humility of which he is never tried of speaking. Said the Acharya: God has created some souls to live for others only.
Kanchi - The Kamakotipuri
A short but moving article on Sri Maha Perivaa by Shri Allur Sri Viswanatha Sivachariar
The Acharyas of The Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
A short and moving article on The Jagadguru Sri MahaPerivaa by Shri A. R. Venkatraman
Sri Sankara and Kanchipuram
A must read article. Contains a moving and very interesting article that shows the simplicity and boundless Grace of The Jagadguru
The episode of The 'Arrest' of the Kanchi Math! By Sri MahaPerivaa
Another interesting article on The Jagadguru Sri MahaPerivaa, the experiences of a family. A small example of some of His Miracles and boundless Grace !
What Life has taught Me: Sri MahaPerivaa
A rather moving article showing the simplicity of Faith and Belief, yet another example of Guru Bhakti and how priceless, invaluable and precious it could be.
God Incarnate By Allur Sri Viswanatha Sivachariar
A touching example of Sri MahaPerivaa's concern for his devotees.
Let His Grace protect us
Another short article on The Jagadguru
The Sub-Judge of Kumbhakonam and His Holiness
Sri MahaPerivaa's Grace and experiences of a family with Him
Some family reminiscences by Kalyani Rajagopalan
Some touching experiences and incidents with The JagadGuru.
Paramacharya an Avatar of Lord Sankara Himself by C.N. Kuppuswamy
Another incident that shows the simplicity and value of faith and belief in The JagadGurus.
Paramacharya's boundless concern by J. Sudha
A very interesting set of Experiences with Him that remind one of The Jagadguru's unique ways !
A Unique Seer by Prabha Devi
Yet another set of examples that show His Boundless Grace and Compassion
Paramacharya's grace in a devotee's life by K.S. Padmaja
An incident in the life of R. Seshaiah showing the power of belief
Mahaswamigal of Kanchi by Srimathi Sarojini Varadappan
A tribute to The MahaSwamiji, Sri Sri Sri MahaPerivaa by Shri T M P Mahadevan, an ardent devotee of The Peetham
Solace in faith by Mrs. Rajalakshmi Sastry, M.A., B.ed.,
A very moving and touching tribute to the JagadGuru, Sri Sri Sri MahaPerivaa by Shri. A. Kuppuswami
My experiences with Sri Paramacharyal by Srimathi Radha Sadasivam
An article about the Aadheenam and Their relationship
His Holiness and Sri Lalita Geetha Narayanam byt Smt. Kalakkad R. Seethalakshmi
Sri-la-Sri Shanmugha Desika Gnana Sambandha, Paramacharya Svamigal, Dharumai Aadheenam
Invisible power by R. Seshaiah
A tribute by Sri-la-Sri Kasivasi Muthukumarasvami Tambiran Svamigal, Tiruppanandal
Grace of Sankara Incarnate by Dr. T.M.P. Mahadevan
By Poojya Sri Vamadeva Muni Rajaguru of Thailand
(Life sketch of His Holiness from His 75th Year) , The Evening of an Epic Life by Shri. A. Kuppuswami
A tribute by His Holiness Paramahamsa Om Tat Sat Ananda of Rishikesh
Kanchi Paramacharyal , Sri-la-Sri Sivaprakasa Desika Paramacharya Svamigal , Thiruvavaduthurai Aadheenam
Acharya Vinobha Bhave's tribute to The Acharya, a warm and inspiring article
Kanchi Paramacharyal
A tribute to The MahaSwamiji by Shri R. Venkataraman (Former President of India)
Kasi Math's Tribute to The Sage of Kanchi
A tribute by Shri Marco Pallis
The MahaPerivaa of Kanchi: A rare phenomenon of this Yuga
By Frithjof Schuon. A spiritual encounter between His Holiness the Jagadguru and a Red Indian holy man
The Mahapurusha of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
An article by Robet Walser, after his meeting with His Holiness in November, 1993
The Wandering Sannyasi
Arthur Koestler's moving and inspiring article recounting an encounter with His Holiness
The Sage of Kanchi
A tribute to His Holiness by Milton Singer, from the University of Chicago
A Buddhist garland for The Jagadguru
A tribute to His Holiness by Dr. A.B. Franklin, Former American Consul-General
His Holiness and the Red Indian
Interview of Dr. S.I. Tulaev with His Holiness
The Master I found
Arthur Isenberg's meeting with His Holiness
Jnana Yogi with Bhakti
A very motivating and inspiring article by Miss Eugenia Borghini
Excerpts from the well known interview, with The Jagadguru answering questions in His own inimitable style
His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Kanchi
Sir Paul Dukes and M. Philippe Lavastine, Feb' 1958
From a Russian Indologist
An article by Shri Dagmar Liechti (Zurich)
Evening with A Sage
Yet another tribute by an ardent devotee of His Holiness
My experience with His Holiness
N.A. Palkhivala pays a tribute to The JagadGuru
Dr. J.W. Elder's interview with H.H. Kanchi Paramacharya
The experiences of Dr. K.R.V. Rao with His Holiness
An interview with His Holiness
Experiences that bring forth the Magic of the boundless Grace and Blessings of His Holiness
Spiritual quest- A challenge to the Physician
An emotional tribute to The Jagadguru by Shri. H.V.R. Iyengar
Meeting with Perfection by Dr. T.M.P. Mahadevan
Shri Kripanandavariar writes about some moving incidents on the infinite Compassion of The JagadGuru. A must read article.
A few moments with Paramacharya
Agnihotram Ramanuja Tatachariar's tribute to His Holiness. An interesting article on some of the tasks undertaken under the Blessings of His Holiness
A few moments with Paramacharya
Sastra Ratnakara S.R. Krishnamurthi Sastrigal brief article on His Holiness
A few moments with Paramacharya by Dr. Raja Ramanna
An interesting set of incidents with His Holiness by Kulapathi S.Balakrishna Joshi
Why am I so moved by this Swamiji?
Justice T.S. Arunachalam 's tribute to His Holiness, includes an incident, an example of His Compassion and Kindness
Embodiment of Enlightenment by Dr. Kripanandavariar
Justice R. Sengottuvelan narrates an incident that shows a glimplse of His perceptions
The Ideal Prophet of our Age
Yet another tribute to The JagadGuru by Late N. Chandrasekhara Iyer (Retired Judge, Supreme Court of India)
The Light that shines in Kanchi
Dr A.C. Muthiah's tribute to His Holiness. Also includes some rather moving incidents.
A Few moments with Paramacharya
Dr. M.A.M. Ramaswamy's article on His Holiness, expounding one of the most simple messages of His Holiness.`
Globe's beacon light at Nagareshu Kanchi
Dr. K. Venkatasubramanian's moving article on His Holiness
Paramacharya's Perception
Dr S.V. Chittibabu's tribute to The JagadGuru, contains some excellent quotations and thoughts of His Holiness.
The Sage of Kanchi
Dr. Mandana Mishra's experiences with His Holiness
The Universal Guru
Dr. N. Mahalingam's tributes to His Holiness
Obeisance of the Paramacharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
Mahavidwan Dr. S. Arunaivadivel Mudaliar's tribute and experiences with The JagadGuru, yet more glimpses of His Compassion
The Paramacharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
Dr. P.K. Sundaram's inspiring article on His Holiness
The Sage of Kanchi-A vision of divinity
Dr. S. Padmanabhan's tribute to The JagadGuru
My experience with His Holiness
Dr. S.O. Ramakrishnan's moving article on his experiences with The JagadGuru
Kanchi Mahaperiaval
Kainkarya Siromani Dr. S.V. Narasimhan, D.Litt.'s experiences with His Holiness. A set of emotionally inspiring Divine incidents narrating The JagadGuru's Foresight and Divinity.
My blessed experience
Ra. Ganapati's tribute to His Holiness and to Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharishi. A must read article.
Compassion and objectivity of H.H. Paramacharyal
Ra. Ganapati's article on the two Saints, shows more of His initimable and unique style
A living God on earth
Some moving incidents with His Holiness, by C.V. Narasimhan, I.P.S. (Retd)
The Paramacharya- The confluence of compassion
Pon Paramaguru, I.P.S. (Retd) writes on the boundless Kindness and Concern of The JagadGuru
The Saint amongst Saints
P. Sitapati I.A.S.(Retd.), on the Great Saint, more incidents with The MahaSwami
The Maha-Svami and The Maharishi
B.Viswanatha Reddi's tribute to The MahaSwamiji
The Chandrasekhara of Kanchi and The Chandrasekhara of Sringeri
Mantri Ratnam A.R.Seshiah Sastrigal's tribute of His Holiness showing glimpses of His boundless powers and compassion
Paramacharya's benign grace
P.Chennarayudu's experiences with The MahaSwamiji, yet more glimpses of His infinite Kindness and Compassion
Paramacharya of Kanchi
K. Balasubramanya Iyer's tribute to The MahaSwamiji
The Sage of Kanchi
T.S.Parathasarathy's experiences with The JagadGuru
Embodiment of the essential Indian spirit
R.Subbaramaiah's incidents with The MahaSwamiji, a set of quite emotional and moving experiences.
My experiences with His Holiness
Silpi: A tribute to The Saint
Mahaswamigal's Grace
Bhimarao Jahagirdar's moving memories of his experiences with The JagadGuru
Our Great Jagadguru
Shri P.Balakrishnan's moving incidents with The MahaSwamiji
My experiences with the Paramacharya
Shri S.Balakrishnan's tribute to The Great Saint, showing a few instances of His Miracles.
Master in our personal lives
By Shri R.Krishnan
My experience with His holiness
Encounters with His Holiness by Shri T.R.Krishnamurthi Sasi & Sekar. A very interesting set of incidents
A cherished memory of Pujyasri Mahaswamy's stay
Shri V.J.Chandrasekharan narrates incidents portraying the The MahaSwamiji's inimitable and unique sense of humour.
My experiences with the sage of Kanchi
Shri V.Ganapati Sthapati's tribute to His Holiness and some incidents.
Paramacharya and miracles
K.S. Ganapati Subramanyam's experiences with the MahaSwamiji, and His Boundless Grace
My experience with Paramacharya as a devotee
Incidents narrated by Shri L.V. Ramaiah, (Former Trustee, T.T. Devesthanam)
My personal experiences with His Holiness
A tribute to His Holiness by Shri. K.K. Govinda Rao
The Sage's sense of humour
Some incidents narrated by K. Ganesan
Revival of vastu vignanam
Shri Y. Krishnamurthy's tribute to His Holiness and a few incidents
Paramacharyal's grace
A very inspiring article by Shri. T.B. Nagarajan
The Matchless Mahaswamigal of Kanchi
An interesting article by Kainkaryya Siromani K. Padmanabhan
Unique darshan of Sri Paramacharya
Shri. A. Sundaram writes on an incident with His Holiness
Homage to the Sage of Kanchi
An incident narrated by R. Pattabhiraman
God on earth
By Shri. V. Raghotaman
Boundless grace and compassion
A. Prasanna Kumar writes about some incidents with The MahaSwamiji. An interesting article.
Shri. B.L. Satyanarayan Sastry writes about some moving and divine personal incidents with His Holiness
A touching incident
By Shri. N. Rajagopalan
An experience with the Paramacharya
Interesting experiences by Shri. S. Rajagopalan
The Invisible saviour
Shri Rajah Iyer Suriyanarayanan's moving experiences with His Holiness
A Sage at Pandharpur
Shri. B. Anantaswami's tribute to His Holiness
Yes, I am blessed
Shri. K.R.K. Mohan's tribute to His Holiness
Mere Wish Becomes a reality
Shri. K. V. Srikanthan's persnaol experiences with The MahaSwamiji
Rare moments with Mahaperiaval
Capt. N. Rengaraj's experiences with His Holiness
Unforgettable experience of an ardent devotee
Shri. V. Subramanian's tribute to His Holiness
Great compassion of the Sage of Kanchi
Shri G. Subramanya Shastri narration of some interesting incidents with The MahaSwamiji
Strange are the ways of Paramacharya
Mrs Seetha Chidambaram's narration of an interesting incident with His Holiness
Paramacharya as I knew Him
V. Swaminatha Atreya's narration of some very interesting events with His Holiness.