His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswati is the Sankaracharya who adorns the kanchi Kamakoti Pitha in Tamilnadu. His Holiness is the 68th in the succession of the occupants of the Pitha. He is devoutly adored by his disciples and held in reverential esteem by numerous others for his scholarship in the saastras and knowledge of modern developments, for his saintliness and for his inclusive universality of outlook and attitude. Aspects Of Our Religion
His gracious eyes which beam a benediction and his viting smile which casts a spell of intimacy leave and everlasting impression on all those who have had the good fortune to have a darshan of him.
An itinerant ascetic that he is , traversing the country on foot. His holiness holds large audiences in thrall by the discourses that he delivers in Tamil in such sweet simple words which are the despair of the pedant and the delight of the innocent.
His expositions of Hindu religion, some of which are reproduced here, have a classical fidelity which one misses in modern 'liberal' treatments. The reader will be amply rewarded by a careful study of its contents which show the raison d'etre of many doctrines and tenets of Hindu religion not generally understood in their proper import.