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Adhistanam at Vadavambalam

vadavambalam - adhistanam

Sri Atma Bodhendra Saraswati , the 58th Acharya of Sri Kanchi kamakoti Peetam, was a native of Vruddhachalam, Tamilandu and born in the year 1586. His pre-sanyasa name was Visvesvara. He toured extensively and stayed at Benares for a long time. He wrote a Bhasya on the Sri Rudram. It was Atma Bodha who directed Sadasiva Brahmendra to write the Gururatna Malika.

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Plaques with details of dates
vadavambalam - adhistanam
View from the front

Sri Atma Bodhendra Saraswathi Swamiji attained mukti on the banks of the river South Pinakini, known in Tamil as Then Pennai on Krishna Ashtami in the month of Tula of the cyclic year Eswara (1638 AD). The Adhistanam of Sri Atma Bodhendra Saraswathi Swamiji is located at the place, now known as Vadavambalam, near Panrutti. The Adhistanam was discovered by the directions of His Holiness Pujyasri Mahaswamiji (details of which are painted on the walls of the adhistanam) and was consecrated on 17 January 1927. Jeernodharana Ashtabandana Kumbabhishekam was performed on 17 January 1981.

vadavambalam adhisthanam
The adhistanam is located in the midst of lush green fields
vadavambalam adhistanam
History of the discovery of the Adhistanam.

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