[Advaita-l] On Acharyas and Modern Technology

Sujal Upadhyay sujal.u at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 06:12:52 CST 2015

Namaste Sri Anand ji and Sri Venkata Sriram ji,

Now things are very crystal clear. We are quite fortunate to have someone
as pure as HH living among us. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us
on this and other topics.

Kind Regards


Sujal Upadhyay

"To disconnect from the self and to become Aware of anything else is
nothing but unhappiness" - Bhagawan Ramana Maharshi

He who has faith has all
He who lacks faith, lacks all
It is the faith int he name of lord that works wonders

On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:35 PM, Venkata sriram P via Advaita-l <
advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org> wrote:

> Namaste Sujalji,
> //////////
> but does Swami ji himself personally manage all the accounts
> ////////
> Swamiji has nothing to do with FB, twitter, emails etc.  His Holiness is
> not even bothered
> about these aspects.
> I would like to mention certain purva ashrama aspects of Swamiji
> because we know His Holiness right from His childhood days in
> Narasaraopeta (the purva ashrama name was shri tangirala sitarama
> anjaneyulu).
> My guruji was a telugu pundit and worked in Narasaraopeta School where
> swamiji
> studied in childhood.  My guruji taught telugu to His Holiness in school.
> The young boy (swamiji), having shikha, wore dhoti, uttariyam and with
> bhasma over His body,
> used to attend the class. He used to perform sahasra-gAyatri japa and
> agni-kAryam prior to
> attending the morning class.  After the school hours, He used to learn
> yajurveda from His
> father and mastered the same in no time.
> He never wore chappals; never watched movies in His life, never used
> landline phone (and this is true even till date).  In spite of mastery
> over veda in childhood,
> He stood first in the school.  Right from His childhood and till date, His
> Holiness gets up
> at 3:30 AM in the morning for His morning ablutions.  And this even
> continued after
> taking sanyAsa from shri.abhinava vidya tirtha swamigal.  His Holiness
> confined Himself
> in a small cave for 12 years and completed the shAstra adhyayana and
> mastered
> tarka shAstra.
> Apart from Shri.Abhinava Vidya Tirtha Swamigal, couple of achayas took the
> responsibility
> of teaching tarka and purvamimamsa to Shri.Bharati Tirtha Swamigal.
> Shri.Gollapudi Gopalakrishna
> Sastry Garu taught tarka and shri.Vireshwara Krishna Dongre Ji taught
> mimamsa and both the
> sastrigal were our residents of our colony and I had the honour of meeting
> them and knowing the
> personal aspects of His Holiness like lifestyle, shAstra adhyayana vidhi
> and anuSTAna.
> So, it is assured that even if the entire bhArata is flooded with modern
> amenities, electronic gadgets,
> and other items, shrI.bhArati tirtha swamigal is "untouched" and
> "unperturbed" with the technological
> advancements and would be a "sAkshi" to all these aspects.  His Holiness
> is apara-shArada-mUrti and walking dakshinamurthy swarupa.
> Hope it is clear now.
> regs,
> sriram
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