Warangal Telangana June 10: Renowned spiritual leader Sadguru Kandukuru Sivananda Murthy (87 years) passed away on Wednesday’s early morning of June 10 in Gurudham Ashramam in Warangal of Telangana. RSS expressed deep condolences on demise of Sadguru Kandukuru Sivananda Murthy.
Sivananda Murthy passed in the wee hours around 1.55 am at his home ‘Gurudham’ in Warangal, where he was shifted to recently from his ashram in Bheemunipatnam in Visakhapatnam district. Murthy has a wide following among the Telugu diaspora. Also, he had built two ashrams at Visakhapatnam and Warangal respectively, where his mortal remains have been kept for his followers to pay their last tributes.
Born on December 21, 1928 at Rajahmundry in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, the veteran guru was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Andhra University in recognition of his services. Sadguru Sivanandamurthy is founder of Sivananda cultural trust, Andhra music academy and Sivanandamurthy’s ashramam is Bheemli, Vishakapatnam. He later shifted to Warangal. Murthy had been seriously ill for a month after he allegedly suffered sunstroke.
RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat, RSS Sarakaryavah Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi, RSS Sah Sarakaryavah VB hagaiah expressed condolences on the demise of Sivanandamurthy.
CONDOLENCE MESSAGE from Office of RSS Sarasanghachalak:
“We deeply shocked to hear the news of attaining Samadhi of Pujya Sadguru Sivananda murtyji. He was a yogeeswar in modern age who guided entire Hindu society to protect Hindu Dharma and Hindu Samaj.
In entire Bharath he brought cultural renaissance in Intellectual Society. He motivated all to work and serve the Soceity From Sri Guruji’s time he was a Swayamsevak guiding all of us till recently.He toured Assam to awaken North East and to protect the integrity of the country. He was a moving figure who awakened the Hindu society with real Dharmic values. We pay our Sata Sata Pranams at his holy feet, as Sadguru attains samadhi .
We convey our deep condolences to the family members . Though his physical body attains samadhi but his burning Life of Idealism Of Hindu Dharma and Culture will always inspire the society and all Swayamsevak, sevaks Working for society in all Fields.”
Dr Mohan Rao Bhagwat, Sarasanghachalak, RSS
Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi Sarakaryavah, RSS
V Bhagaiah Saha-Sarakaryavah, RSS
(RSS Headquarters, Mahal, Nagpur June 10, 2015.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted his condolences.
Satguru Sri Sivananda Murty impacted several lives through his work & teachings. Saddened by his demise. My condolences to all his followers
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 10, 2015