Guru Parampara

 

Sri Guhananthanatha Swamiji:

Sri Guhananthanatha

Poojya Sri Guhananthanatha is believed to be born in Krithika Nakshatra some 350 years ago in a small village on the banks of the river Tamirabharani in Tirunelveli.  Sri Santhanatha Nathar was the head of the Sringeri Mutt. His disciple was Sri Vimalanda Nathar, and his disciple was Shri Prakasanatha Nathar and his disciple Sri Aananthananathanathar was the Pujya Guru of Shri Guhanandanatha. He was given Jnana Upadesham and was initiated into SriVidhya PoornaDeeksha by Shri N. Subramania Iyer at Kumbhmela in Prayaag.

 

Sri Chidanandanatha Swamiji:

Sri Chidanandanatha

Poojya Sri Chidanandanatha was born in Seppittankulam, a village in Tamil nadu. He belonged to the Telugu speaking Nedumindi sect. He was well versed in Tamil and Vedanta and worked as a headmaster in a Corporation school in Chennai. In the year 1911, Sri Chidananthanatha obtained SriVidhya Poorna Deeksha from Sri Guhananathanatha. He created GuhanandaMandali, a world renowned  SriVidhya family. He wrote many exemplerary texts on SriVidhya.

 

Sri Balanandanatha Swamiji:

Sri Balanandanatha

Poojya Sri Balanandanatha well known as Kamakoti Shastri Gaaru,  hailed from the illustrious family of Kamakoti, once chosen by Bhagavan Adi Shankara to spread SriVidya in southern India and to worship Sri Kamakshi.  He came in contact with H H Paramacharya Sri Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati Mahaswamigal of Kumbhakonam Mutt at a very young age and received his guidance at every step. He then undertook SriVidya Upasana under the guidance of Sri Chidanandanatha and received Purnabhisheka from him.  Being a master of Agama Shastra, he performed Pratishthas and Kumbhabhishekas at all major shrines in India like Sri Meenakshi Temple at Madurai, Sri Akhilandeshwari Temple at Jambukeshwaram,  Sri Rameshwaram Temple, Sri Kamakhya Mandir, Sri Vindhyavasini Temple, Sri Annapurna Temple at Kashi, Sri Omkara Ashrama Kamakshi in Haridwar and many others. He authored several books like Srividya Saparya Paddhati, Sri Kamakshi Mahatmyam etc. An ardent worshipper of Sri Bala Tripurasundari, he has thousands of loving disciples who have received invaluable guidance from him in Srividya Upasana.

 

 

Sri Champakanandanatha Swamiji:

Sri Champakanandanatha

Poojya Sri Champakanandanatha (C.SrinivasaRao gaaru) was born in a traditional family in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. He recieved spiritual guidance from great Philosopher and Upasaka of Goddesses Bala and Chandi,  Sri Joshyam Janardhana Shastri  . He establsihed  ‘Sri Lalitha Sundareswara Swamy’ temple in Tadipatri, Anantapur. He was initiated into Poorna Deesksha by Sri Balanandanatha on Pushya Amaavasya in 2005.

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