PREFACE & ABOUT US

A SHORT RESUME OF BR. SRI V.RAJAGOPALA GANAPATIGAL


Brahmasri V Rajagopala Ganapatigal, who is Salakshana Ganapatee, Editor of the Spiritual magazine, Vaithikasri  Publisher of many books on Dharma Sastram and a renowned Vedic scholar  Hailing from traditional Vedic family, Nannilam Brahmasri  Rajagopala Ganapadical is a well known & respected personality in the field of Vedic scriptures,Vedic rituals and Dharma sastra.  With deep knowledge in Sanskrit & a strong footage in Dharamasastra, his contribution in the field of inculcating the essential guidelines from our Sanathana dharma is immense. To impart Vedic Sciences and the Sastras for daily walk of life, he launched a monthly spiritual magazine " Vaithikasri ", which has become a household name in the Hindu families all over the world. To impart Vedic Sciences & Sastras in the Traditional Gurukulam method and other related subjects in depth, conducting daily classes, holding WEEKLY meetings and publishing Books  To enforce spiritual studies by augmenting Spiritual Training  centers for General Public also. To establish and maintain Libraries for Students 

Shri Rajagopala Ganapatigal is a Great priest and Lecturer for Ramayana, Bagavatha,Maha Bharataha puranas.. Now Live in Chennai with his wife Annapoorni Ammal and his three children. He is teaching Vedas, Sastras, Sanskrit , Stotra (Free) classes for public and He runs a Veda padasala(Vedic Shool) at the premises in Chennai where children are studying under Gurukulam system. His eldest son Krishna is undergoing Veda Adhyanam under his father, Apart form gaining knowledge about the various subjects,   Brahmasri V Rajagopala Ganapatigal, who is Salakshana Ganapatee, Editor of the Spiritual magazine, Vaithikasri  Publisher of many books on Dharma Sastram and a renowned Vedic scholar  www.vaithikasri.com


Social Service

“Vaithikasri” has Conducted various competitions in Vedic activities. This time we have a desire to Promote Carnatic Vocal by way of conducting competitions under various categories.

conducting meetings

To impart Vedic Sciences & Sastras in the Traditional Gurukulam method and other related subjects in depth, conducting daily classes, holding WEEKLY meetings and publishing Books  To enforce spiritual studies by augmenting Spiritual Training  centers for General Public also. To establish and maintain Libraries for Students

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He is Great priest and Lecturer for Ramayana, Bagavatha,Maha Bharataha puranas. today. Now Live in Chennai with his wife Annapoorni Ammal and his three children. He is teaching Vedas, Sastras, Sanskrit , Stotra (Free) classes for public and He runs a Veda padasala(Vedic Shool) at the premises in Chennai where children are studying under Gurukulam system. His eldest son Krishna is undergoing Veda Adhyanam under his father, Apart form gaining knowledge about the various subjects, 

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Family Background

Br Sri V.Ragagopala Ganapatigal hails from a family of Deekshithars (Vedic scholars who have performed yagna sacrifices and are performing Agni hotric rites daily throughout their life time) He was born in Sengalipuram on the 20th of August 1963 to Br Sri Vaidyanatha Dikshitar and Srimathi Rajeswari Ammal. Sengalipuram ("Shivakalipuram" as it is known in scriptures) is a village where hundreds of Deekshithar families are living for generations upto today and where great saints like Sri Muthannaval and scholars like Sri Anantharama Deekshithar are born.  His Paternal grand father is Br Sri Neelakanta Sastrigal, and his paternal grandmother Srimathi Rajalakshmi belong to Nannilam in Nagapattinam Dist,His maternal grandfather was Br Sri Krishnamurthy Dikshitar and maternal grandmother Srimathi Seethalakshmi Ammal, both belonging to Sengalipuram.

Education Background

 He had his upanayanam in 1969 in the presence of great vedic scholars of that time. On entering his Brahmachari arsham his parents entrusted him in the care of his maternal grand parents at Sengalipuram for the start of his rigid vedic lore. From 1970 till 1979 for a period of nine years he had his niyama adhyanam, and on completion he was sent to Tiruvadaimarudur in Tanjore Dist between 1980 to 1982 to complete his Padam and Kramam with Brahmasri SRINIVASA SASTRIGAL.

In 1983 he came to Musiri in Trichy Dist to study Jata, Ganam, Lakshanam (Vedic Grammer), Kavya, Nataka, Alankara, Sroutham, Mimamsa, Dharma Sastra and Vedanta under his lotus feet of Br Sri P.S.AnanthaNarayana Vajapayi also known as Musiri Periyava, a name given by none other than the Maha Periyava of the Kanchi Mutt. He studied under Musiri Periyava for a full period of Four Years till 1987. Between 1987 and 1990 he was asked by the Kanchi Mutt to study Nyaya Sastra under Mahamahopadyaya Br Sri S.R.Krishnamurthy Sastrigal along with Bala Periyava. (It is interesting to note that Musiri periyava learnt Nyaya and Vedanta under SRK Sastrigal in the Madras Sanskrit College during the 1960's)


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Sri Sri Seetharama Gurukulam Veda Patasala   Run by Rajagopala ganapatigal

Sri Seetharama Gurukulam” Veda Patasala was started in the year 1996, with Blessing by the Grace of His Holiness Sri Paramacharyal of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, with Tow Students under “Veda Vidyalankara” “ Vidya Ratnam “ Sri V.Rajagopala Ghanapatigal who is one of the very few Eminent Vedic Scholars in the Country. This was housed in his residence as traditional Gurukula system.  As the Strength of the Patasala has been steadily increasing, The Patasala Run at  Veda Bhavan  New No 476.(old No 176) T T K Road.Alwarpet,Chennai,600018 phone 91 44 32424742

www.vedicgurukulam.com

Sri Sri Seetharama Gurukulam Veda Patasala is one such Institution founded at the command and Blessings of His Holiness Sri Paramacharyal of Kanchi. With all our Respects & Obeisance's and Pranams to this Great Sage at this juncture we remember his words: - “The Vedas that Constitute the Scripture common to all and which reveal the Godhead that is common to us also teach, us, how to lead, our life, and – this is important – they do us the ultimate good by showing us in the end the way to become that very Godhead ourselves.  They are our refuge both here and the hereafter and are the source and root of all our different traditions – all our systems of thought.  All sects, all schools of thoughts, our religion, have their origin in Vedas.  The Root is one but the branches are many.  The Vedas are the source not only for the various divisions of Hinduism, but also for all the religions of the world that may be traced back to them.  It is our bounden duty to preserve them for all time to come with their glory undiminished”. The “Sri Seetharama Gurukula Trust Veda Patasala assures that it will live and serve for the study of Vedas and resultant prayers for the peace and welfare of the entire world keeping the above ideal words of Great Sage of Kanchi & Sringery Aacharyas. 


He Has Performed Jata and Ghana Veda Parayanam Lots of Places. Like

Tamil Nadu :Madurai. Chidambaram. Tiruvannamalai. Tiruvaruur, Tiruchirappalli, Chennai. Coimbature  Utara Pradesh Sri Varanasy. Bihar Jamshadpur. New Delhi. 
Maharashtra Mumbai.  Karnataka Bangalore. West Bangal Calcutta.Andhra Pradesh  Hyderabad.


He has been certified in Krishna Yajur Veda with top honors from the following examinations:


1) Year 1985 Krishna Yajur Veda at the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam.Kancheepuram

2) Year 1986 Krishna Yajur Veda (Kramam) at the Tirumala Tirupathy Devasthanam .Tirupathy.Andra Pradesh 

3) Year 1987 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. Kancheepuram


4) Year 1987 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Tirumala Tirupathy Devasthanam .Tirupathy.Andra Pradesh


5) Year 1987 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Veda Dharma Paripalana Sabha – Kumbakonam

6) Year 1988 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Sri Sri Sri Sringagiri Peetam.Sringery.Karnataka.

7) Year 1987 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Sri Annasami Iyangar Trust – Mannargudi.Tamil Nadu

8) Year 1988 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Sri Ambaji Matha Desthanam, Ab road, Ambaji, Gujarath)

9) Year 1988 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the SriVeda Shastra Uthegaka Sabha.Pune.Maharashtra

10) Year 1989 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Sri Sangaveda Vidyalaya, (Kasi Maharaj) Ram Ghat .Varanasy.Uthara Pradesh 

11) Year 1989 Salakshana Ghana Pariksha at the Sri Sri Srimath Andavan Ashramam,Srirangam.Trichy.


Some of the popular Award (titles) with which he has been awarded are


VAIDHIKA CHOODAMANY AWARD FROM SRI KANCHI KAMAKOTI JAGADGURU SWAMIGAL ON NOV 2016


 

Bheeshma Award From Ashram Group-Smt Latha RAJINIKANTH 28-04-2016

Bheeshma Award invitation

Aasheervachanam By Nerur Vidya shankara Saraswathi swamigal

Bale Bharath Award invitation on 27-02-2016
Bale Bharath Award on 27-02-2016

Dharma Prachara Dhureena Award on 30-03-2015

Vaidika Kalanidhi Award By Omkarananda Swamigal 08-01-2012

Veda Shastra Praveena  Award  1st May 2012 At Sri Kapaleswarar Temple Mylapore-Chennai

Award From Narayana iyer memorial Trust-Chennai

"Samskritha Rathna"  Title Received From D.K.S.S Trust-Chennai (2009) See Certificate

Diploma in Astrology from Madurai Kamaraj University  See Certificate

M.A. From Mysore University - Mysore See Certificate

M.A. Acharya From Rashtriya  Sanskrit Vidyapeet Tirupathy  See Certificate

B.Com From Madras University - Madras See Certificate

Diploma in Computer science from Brain Brench Part-1 See Certificate s

Diploma in Computer science from Brain Brench Part-2 See Certificate

"Veda Vidya Alankara" from the Sanskrit Academy - Varanasi- U.P  (1986) See Certificate

"Vidya Ratnam" from Varanasy (Kasi) Maharaj with a gold Chain (1986) See Certificate

"Salakshana Ghanapati" From Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Sankaracharya Swamigal (1987) See Certificate

"Salakshana Ghanapati" From Tirumala Tirupathy devasthanam (1987) See Certificate

"Salakshana Ghanapati" From Srirangam Andavan Swamigal ,Srirangam. (1988) See Certificate

"Salakshana Ghanapati" From Veda Dharma Sastra Paripalana Sabha Kumbhakonam (1999) See Certificate

"Veda Vidya Visharada<From Srirangam Andavan Swamigal ,Srirangam. (2007) See Certificate