PATTABHISHEKAM MAHOTSAVAM of H.H.Sri Sri Ramanuja Jeeyar Swamy as Pedda Jeeyar of TTD at Tirumala
Tirumala, 01 April, 2010: His Holiness Sri Sri Sadagopan Ramanuja Jeeyar Swamy is coroneted as Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Pedda Jeeyar Swamy on Thursday morning. Speaking on this occasion the Pedda Jeeyar Swamy said that he will continue the path of the Ramanuja Charya and Vaikhansa traditions in the temple. He further said that the temple rituals and kaikaryams in the temples of the TTD would also be performed perfectly.
His Holiness declared Sri Srinivasan one of his disciples as Chinna Jeeyar Swamy of TTD. On this occasion Sri D.K.Audikesavulu, Chairman TTDs and Sri I.Y.R.Krishna Rao, Executive Officer TTDs also spoke on this occasion.
The Bio data of His Holiness Sri Sri Sadagopan Ramanuja Pedda Jeeyar as follows:
Born in Mayavaram i.e. Mayiladudorai in Tanjore Dist, Tamil Nadu. S/o Sri Krishnaswamy Iyengar. He came to Tirumala hills at the age of 6yrs and joined Sri Venkateswara Veda Patasala in 1960.
Studied Nalayira Divya Prabandham under Sri V.Ve Vidwan K.K. Yamunachariar Swamy popularly known as “ VADYAR SWAMY” and under Sri T.A.Gopala Chariar and Sri K.Sundaracharya Swamy and completed the course in 1970. Along with Nalaylira Divya Prabandham course he also studied Sanskrit, Upayukle Vedam and English.
Qualified and passed Divya Prabhandham course in first division. Passed Divya Prabandham in Veda Vidwat Sadas examinations conducted by S.V.Veda Patasala, Tirumala in first division.
Gold medalist in the examination conducted by Ubhaya Vedanta Acharya Peetam, Sri Perumbudur, the birth place of Sri Ramanuja.
From 1970, joined as Adhyapaka in H.H.Pedda Jeeyangar Swamy Mutt at Tirumala and served in Sri TT for about 10 years.
During 1981, joined as Adhyapaka (Nalayira Divya Prabandham) in Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple, Srinivasa Mangapuram for about 24 years till 2004.
During the above period for one year worked as Divya Prabandha Pundit in Dharmagiri Veda Patasala.
On 1st May 2004, assumed the office of H.H. Chinna Jeeyangar and rendering service in all TTD Temples as deputy to late H.H.Sri Ranga Ramanuja Pedda Jeeyangar, TTD.
Coronation as H.H.Pedda Jeeyangar took place on 1.4.2010.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTD, TIRUPATI