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.

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