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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Even when his condition had begun to cause anxiety, lie maintained his high spirits and cheer- fulness. His vision of unity Samadarsana was the outcome of his vedantic conviction that Atman chwttampi Brahman, that each man is potentially divine and that all existence is one: And so he left Ernakulam and went lo Vaikam, Shertallai and other places.

His Message Chattampi Swamikal belonged to that rare band of religious leaders and world benefactors who led a selfless life in the midst of common people with their mundane concerns. He ignored all distinctions of caste.

In about an hour they were closed completely. Corruption, oppression, plunder and other heinous crimes of which swamikl were guilty then have led to their being re-born as dogs. The book describes the trigunas, trimurthees, jivatmas, panchabutas, sukshma, sthula, sarirotpatti, dasagunas, prapancholpatti, Tatvamasi, and related Vedic concepts. He was very considerate to all his associates.

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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. Chattampi Swami was born on 25 August at Kollur in southern Travancore. In criticism and discussion none could get the better of him. Attacked caste and associated with Izhavas.


From him Kunjan Pillai learned yogasanas. In the course of the walk one who looked like a mad man approached Swamiji, caressed and saluted him, and shed tears. A place where a Sadguru or Siddha attained Mahasamadhi Nirvana. In Christumatha Chedanamhe criticises various tenets of Christianity which goes against the teachings of Christ.

I was rooted to the spot. Swami Vivekananda had at last seen a Kerala Prathibha genius.

Asking sswamikal companions to hold him by the back, he held his stick horizontally in front of him and with bated breath he bounced xhattampi. He reached Panmana by boat. Swami Vivekananda introduced the topic of Chinmudra and asked Swamikal to unfold its esoteric meaning and its role in achieving higher levels of consciousness.

Inspired by Swamikal, he prepared many works interpreting Advaita for the common man. Hundreds of people used to visit him to have his darshan and seek his advice and blessings.

They are unable to range freely in the open. National Book Stall, Kottayam, Rs. An effort was made by the Nayars to bring Chattambi Swamigal into the arena of social reform.

His aid was sought to exorcise evil spirits. On the way, Kumbalam insisted on Swamiji resting for some days in the bungalow at Thottu- vayal in Prakulam. Swamiji also conducted researches in folk songs, legends and topography, and in the pursuit of these studies he explored the places around.

But he was himself more zealous in widening the horizon of his knowledge than in working miracles. For Swamiji all learning was only a refresh- ing of his memory. Convictions of common origin and belief in a common ancestry were indispensable for the development of a collective mindset.


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Equally strong was his dislike of alcoholic liquor, and he availed himself of every opportunity to condemn the vice of drinking. To the north of this building is the Sri Balabhat- tarakeswara temple. It is for us to make available knowledge of their life and ideas prevalent in one region to others also, across the barrier of language and time.

His skill in playing on any instrument with originality was widely known and acclaimed. Media related to Chattampi Swamikal at Wikimedia Commons. He locked intently at him, and the beggar noticing it got up and walked away.

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He stayed at Shertallai, Thuravur and Parur. Strength and purity of language, persuasive power and depth of thought give his works a pre-eminent place in the literature of scholarship and culture He has also a high place among the research workers.

A spiritual path a part of the Veda which aims at reaching the Ultimate Unity by integrating the opposites. He got the job cahttampi an Accountant in Government service.

As he started he told me, ‘Karanavar, the 55 old man will come back here to c die.