Kandukuri Sivananda Murty
is a well-known Indian scholar and a humanist with a wide following in India and in other countries, who writes about Indian heritage and culture, spirituality and philosophy. He has published many books and articles in newspapers and journals. He lives in his ashram Ananda Van in Bheemunipatnam
District, Andhra Pradesh
Kandukuri Sivananda Murty was born on December 21, 1928 in a Telugu 6000 Niyogi
Brahmin royal family of Urlam
and Devadi Villages in Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh.
His parents Veerabasavaraju and Sarvamangala were great worshipers of Lord Shiva
and built around 200 temples in His dedication. From his childhood days, he was deeply drawn towards spiritual subjects and especially towards Yoga sastra.
Career and life
He graduated in Science from Vizianagaram
in the year 1949 and later took up a sub-ordinate service in Hyderabad. He had a tenure of service over a decade in histoical place of Hanmakonda (Warangal). Even while serving the Police Department of Andhra Pradesh, he devoted a great deal of his time in serving the poor and needy and educating the people about Hindu Dharma
and its eternal verities. He opted for voluntary retirement as an officer and devoted himself to cultural and charitable service to the society.
His love for his great country and its ancient culture rooted in Sanathana Dharma is indeed phenomenal and unique. As a spiritually powerful public communicator, he... Read More