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. He served as head from 22 March 1954 until his death in 2018. He was born in Irulneeki, Thanjavur dt, Tamil Nadu.
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- The Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham
- The Sacred and the Profane  Archived 2013-04-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Complete text of the Order of the Supreme Court of India in dismissing the application of the Government of Tamil Nadu in seeking the stay of the Shankarachaya outside the States of South India Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine