[Advaita-l] Passing away of a Mahatma - Sri Rangpriya Mahadesikan

V Subrahmanian v.subrahmanian at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 12:34:34 CDT 2012


Nice to hear those words from you on the Swami.  He used to be a frequent
invitee at the Sringeri Shankara Matha, Bangalore, to preside over a
function or address the gathering.  This was some twenty years ago.  A
venerable person indeed.


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:48 PM, savithri devaraj <
savithri_devaraj at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Thank you for passing this information on.
> This is a great loss at several levels.
> He was my Sanskrit teacher and I heard him almost everyday for 2 years
> during my pre-university term at National College. I heard him just once
> after he became a Swami.
> My life was greatly enriched by him, he was a teacher of true conviction,
> and every word he said, and every rebuke he gave us, left a deep impression
> on us. In fact, I used to write down all the impressive English phrases and
> examples he gave to chide us, and there were many exemplary ones. Sri
> Deshikachar (his brother from his pUrvAshrama days) was a great Chemistry
> teacher.
> I consider myself blessed to be taught by these great souls.
> My obeisance to all great teachers.
> Savithri

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