Sridhar Rao as swami Chidanandaji was known before taking Sannyasa was born to a pious couple Sri srinivasa Rao and Smt. Sarojini Devi, on 24th September 1916 at Mangalore. Since childhood all embracing love, compassion, charity and service of the poor and the sick found an embodiment in Sridhar Rao and doing Tapas for having a vision of the Lord became his ideal. The call of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Swami Sivananda to renounce resounded with in his heart. On 19th May 1943 the sacred day of Buddha Purnima, he left his hearth and home and dedicated himself at the feet of holy master Sri Swami Sivanandaji and served him and his mission till the last breath on his life. On Guru Purnima day the 10th July 1949, Sridhar Rao was initiated into the holy order of Sannyasa by Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj and came to be known as Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj and came to be known as Swami Chidananda a name which connotes “one who is in the highest consciousness and bliss”.
21-05-2016: Swami Chidananda A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782313013 Category: Stamps
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