Jayendra Saraswathi

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Saraswathi in June 2007

Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya (born Subramanyam Mahadeva ; 18 July 1935 – 28 February 2018) was an Indian guru. He was the 69th Shankaracharya Guru and head or pontiff (Pïțhādhipati) of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham.[1] He served as head from 22 March 1954 until his death in 2018.[2] He was born in Irulneeki, Thanjavur dt, Tamil Nadu.

Saraswathi died at a hospital in Kamakshi, India of respiratory failure on 28 February 2018 at the age of 82.[3]

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  1. "- Page archiveSearch". Frontline.
  2. "Real history of the Kanchi math (Re: Former President Inaugurates...) Celebrations". www.advaita-vedanta.org.
  3. https://www.tamilnewslive.com/tamilnadu/kanchi-sankaracharyar-jayendra-saraswathi-died

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