Swami Chidanandapuri is the head of Advaita Ashram, Kolathur, Kozhikode District, Kerala. He has a profound knowledge in Vedanta and is proficient in Sanskrit and Malayalam language and literature. His speeches and classes on ancient Indian Philosophy, Vedanta, etc. attract people from all walks of life. He is a visiting professor in the Chair for c. Swamiji is young and dynamic and has been earnestly working for educating Hindus to regain their cultural wealth and knowledge. He is well known all over Kerala, particularly in the Malabar region, for his deep knowledge in Vedantha and has made remarkable presence as an orator. Swamiji established Advaithashramam, Kolathur, a serene village about 24 Kms from Kozhikode in October 1992. The Ashramam offers both residential and non-residential courses in Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutras, and other classical Vedic texts in the traditional way.
.In this modern age, why should one study the scriptures?
Such a study will equip one to face the vicissitudes of life courageously and boldly. India is considered as the lokaguru because of the knowledge imparted by our great Rishis. Vedanta gives one knowledge about himself as well as knowledge about the whole universe.
Your message to the Hindus of Kerala?
Learn the scriptures and live united. Participate in activities of Hindu organizations and learn and propagate Hindu scriptures.
Swamy’s Speech was sheduled on the 19th of October at Vyapaarabhavan Kanhangad.
But on 17 th evening, District authorities denied the event
The ‘Shri Shankaram” – Organizers and disciples of Swamy had to shift the venue to Nileshwaram, the cultural capital of Kasaragod, quite abruptly and unexpectedly.
Now, the venue of the Event : Sree Valtsam Auditorium Nileshwaram
Date : 19 October 2011 [ as sheduled ]
Time : [4 pm- as sheduled]
It is a pity that the Speech of a Sannyasin had to be canceled or shifted only due to the inefficiency of administration, in a nation the whole of the legacy of spiritual heritage flows from our rishis and Sannyasins.
was established in October 1992. Kolathur is a serene village, some 24 Kilometers from Kozhikode city in Kerala State, South India. The Ashramam offers an opportunity to study the profound spiritual knowledge of the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutras, and other classical Vedic texts in the traditional way.The Ashramam also publishes many books on various topics in Sanathana Dharma and Vedanta. Sree Kolathoorappan Kshethram, a temple having a history of thousands of years is situated in this village. Main deity of this temple is Lord Narasimha.
Sree Vallorakkavu Kshetram is another hoary temple in this village, the main deity being Kiratha Siva. The then owner of the land, Sree Mangalassery Narayana Swami handed over Sree Vallorakkavu Kshethram along with a land of 56 cents around the temple to a committee, named Sree Vallorakkavu Kshethra Samithi, registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act in the year 1992. Swami Chidananda Puri is the Patron of this committee from its very beginning. Besides conducting the daily services in the temple, the committee is running the Advaithashramam, a centre for the propagation of the Sanathana Dharma and Vedanta Philosophy