An archive of the works by and on Chattampi Swamikal. Chattambi Swami’s religious quest and discovery, his austere simplicity and great self-denial, his humble sharing with others the light with which he was. ABSTRACT. Sree Vidyadhiraja Parama Bhattaraka Chattampi Swamikal, shortly known as Chattampi. Swamikal was a Hindu sage and social reformer.
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Vidyadhiraja Chattambi Swami Thiruvadikal was one of the most worshipped spiritual leaders of our country.
Vasudeva Sharma Anandasharma was his father and Thirunanga mother. He could not join a school for his studies due to the poor condition of his family. Athiyar Mutt and knowing this he was permitted to sit inside the classroom.
After his education, he practiced document writing as a job. He was also served as an Accountant in the Government Secretariat. He also learnt Tamil vedic works from Pandit Swaminatha Desika.
He became a disciple of the famous pandit and scholar Subha Jatapathikal. He traveled thoughout South India and attained knowledge in different languages and religions. On return, chatfampi obtained expert training in the art of yoga from Admananda Swamikal.
Pracheena Malayalam is a precious research thesis as far as the Nair community is concerned. Swamikal refutes the fabricated story that Kerala was a gifted land of Brahmins by Parasurama.
He strongly refutes this story through valid and authoritative documents and through realistic vision. This book is the authoritative history of Kerala and that of the Nair community.
He established that Nairs swamilal the leaders of the people. Kerala was not a gifted land of Brahmins but Brahmins migrated to Kerala and took possession of the land and property of Nairs and gradually made them their dependents.
The book also reveals that Nairs were the early inhabitants and rulers of Kerala and they excelled themselves in warfare, physical strengthy, weaponry and cleanliness.
The foreign saamikal in early times who visited Kerala made made special mention about the lorships and war tactics of Nairs. The seventh chapter of Pracheena Malayalam contains quotations of this type of versions. The V edadhikara Niroopanam proves that Vedas are not the monopoly of Brahmins, but all Hindus alike can verse it. He established that even Sudras had the right to chatgampi Vedas as knowledge is essential to all people like food and water and that no body has the right to deny them.
WORKS – Chattampi Swami Archive
These two writings contributed for the social progress of Kerala by breaking the supremacy of Brahmins and by doing away with the superstitious beliefs and customs in society.
It also contributed much for the social reforms of Sree Narayana Guru. Samadhi Smarakam at Panmana Ashram. Elamkulam Kunjan Pillai remarked that Sri.
Vidhyadhiraja Chattambi Swamikal was a multi-faced personality. He was a saint ithout the saffron, a saint who attained divine knowledge without performing Thapass lonely prayer in junglea friend of the world who sswamikal all creations alike, great philosopher who pioneered the social relations without being a part of it, a famous scholar who had no higher education, an expert who built up his knowledge out of his experience, a social reformer who succeeded in establishing cordial relations chqttampi different communities and a learned intellectual genius of our times.
Attacked caste and associated with Izhavas.
Said to have taught yoga to Sri. Please visit the following link to see a documentary about chattambi swamkal directed by wwamikal relations department of Government of Kerala.