Poojya Mahaswamiji was truly an enlightened soul. He treated all the people alike without discriminating on the basis of caste, creed, gender or social status
Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji
Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji assumed the holy chair of Sri Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Math in 1973. Poojya Mahaswamiji was truly an enlightened soul. He treated all the people alike without discriminating on the basis of caste, creed, gender or social status. His approach towards handling different problems was truly scientific and logical. He implicitly understood the importance of education to the masses in alleviation of poverty.
Poojya Mahaswamiji was a great visionary with a perfect blend of science and spirituality. He was primarily instrumental in expanding Sri Adichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust that runs Educational institutions catering for about 200000 students across the country to impart quality education from primary to Professional Courses with a special focus on young people of semi-urban and rural areas.
Mahaswamiji had a vision of serving humanity in eightfold areas of Adhyathmika (Spirituality), Anna (Free Food), Akshara (Knowledge), Arogya (Health), Ashraya (Shelter), Anukampa (Helping Hands), Aranya (Afforestation), Akalu (Cattle Protection) was exemplary and noteworthy.