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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Hrdaya Kumari says that Pracheena Malayalam is not only a good example of Swamikal’s logical arguments but is the earliest example of application of hypothesis and fixed methodology for historical studies.

The women of the houses where he was received were also full of respect and regard for him. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 illumined, and above all his loving tenderness swwamikal all living creatures, as illustrated by the many anecdotes reproduced in this brochure, are inspiring for all:: Swamiji’s relationship with boys and 27 girls was unique.

The boatman was an inexperienced Christian, Kochu Devassy. Chatrampi Swami’s reputation chattamppi a siddha who cured incurable diseases soon spread. Desikar introduced him to the great Tamil Scholar Subba Jatapathi who had come to Trivandrum to participate in a sadas seminar of eminent scholars.

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A small srikoil, a tiny mandapaniy the santigmha and the oottupura are 62 situated by its side. He was only particular about fresh air and ventilation. He explained Vedanta in a lucid style that could be understood even by an illiterate.


In course of time the working of the ashram proved to be a failure. It was about the year a.

A yogic Mudra sign. At the end of the sadas Kunjan Pillai was overwhelmed with joy and 8 gratification when the Tamil savant invited him to accompany him to his birth place Kallada- kurichi.

He was invited one day to dine at the house of an officer.

Life and work of Sri Chattampi Swamikal

Swamiji reproduced correctly seven lines although they sawmikal no more than unintelligible sounds to himwhen he was interrupted by the arrival of a guest. The total impression that is left in me by this great scholar-saint, who chose to remain swamial cognito all the time, in his own native land, is his sunshine of laughter, his irrepressible joy can I say ecstasy? It is said that there was nothing that he did not know, that he had in fact known 41 everything.

During day time it used to be kept in the patippura.

He strictly adhered to the characteristic virtues of an ideal sage practising Ahimsa Non-violenceSathya TruthfulnessAsteya Non-stealingBrahmacharya Celibacy and Aparigraha Non-Acquisition as an exemplar of this mode of life.

Swamiji has also studied the origin of place names. He was the guiding star to those who fought to bring about spiritual renaissance and social resurgence in this country.

An Asramam hermitage founded by Swamjkal Abhedananda in Theiruvananthapuram. But there is no book in English to enable people outside Kerala to learn about his life and work.

Chattampi was usuajly reluctant to resort to the aid of mantra, but here he was confronted with a situation in which he could not but use his powers. Chattampi Swamikal 25 August — swamokal May was a Hindu sage and social reformer.


A spiritual path a part of the Veda which aims at reaching the Ultimate Unity by integrating the opposites. He had an unparalleled knowledge of marmayoga science of the vital spots of the body with a demonstration of which he used to keep his audience spellbound. At Kalur, Kantan Vaidyan had the honour of extending his hos- pitality to Swamiji.

On the way, Kumbalam insisted on Swamiji resting for some days in the bungalow at Thottu- vayal in Prakulam. Among his ancestors were reputed scholars, reversed saints and respected siddhas. Sri Narayana Guruswamigal gladly accepted Swamiji’s suggestion that he should rest there that night and leave only the next day. The why, the whence and whither he knows, of souls ensheathed in mortal frames.

That One he knows, knowing which nothing remains unknown. He ignored all distinctions of caste. The three or four years he spent at Kalladakurichi laid the firm foundations of his future greatness, and when he bid farewell to Jatavallabhar and returned home the disciple had nothing more to learn from his revered Guru. His proficiency in rendering Kathakali songs and acting scenes with originality has received high praise from experts.