Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwar



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Birthname: Kuppusamy, Cuddapah Sri Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeswarar, Yogeeswarar, Cuddapah Swami, Cuddapah Sri Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwarar Maha Swami
Function: 
Yogi
Traditions: 
Yoga, Vedanta
Main Countries of Activity: 
India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Burma, Mauritius, South Africa
Date of Birth: 
Feb 16, 1865
Place of Birth: 
Tiruppanankaadu, Tamil Nadu, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
Jan 8, 1951
Other Related Gurus: 
Lord Ekambareeshwar

Biography

Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwar was born on 16th February 1865 in Tiruppanankaadu near Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, South India. He was named Kuppusamy at birth.

He studied in Kanchipuram Pachapas school and at the age of 12, he practiced Maanaseeka Pooja (Mental Worship) of Lord Ekambareeshwar Pritivilingam, deity of Kanchipuram.

The legend says that one day Lord Ekambareeshwar came in disguise as an aged saint by the name of Nithyanandar of Vettaveli Paramparai and initiated and taught him Yoga and renamed Kuppusamy as Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwar.

Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwar delivered lectures on Yoga and Vedanta to his disciples in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Burma, Mauritius, and South Africa in Padmasana posture, according to the legend while floating on water - Jalasthamba.

He meditated and stayed in trance for 90 days in 1912, 103 days in 1938 and 245 days in 1941 and later 366 days.

He died on 9th January 1957.

Teachings

Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwar teached Yoga and Vedanta

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Locations

Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeshwar Samadhi
Type: 
Samadhi
Address: 
Cuddapah Sri Paramahamsa Sachidananda Yogeeswar Mathalayam Trust
Kempapura agrahara, bhuvaneshwari nagar,
Bangalore, Karnataka 560023, India
Contact Persons: 
Thiru, Jeevanantham
Daily Schedule & Opening Hours: 

24 hours

When to Go: 

Any day in daytime

Attractions, activities, and more to see: 

calm place to contemplate, daily poojas for his samadhi

Registration: 
No need
Accomodation: 

No

Prices and Fees: 
Free of charge
Maps and Pictures of Location: 
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