Remembering the guru: Chattampi Swami’s walking stick, drum and mala on display next to his statue at his samadhi shrine in Panmana. Chattampi Swami () was the harbinger of renaissance and reformation in Kerala. His thoughts and work influenced the launching of many social. Sri Chattampi Swamikal (–) was a Hindu sage and social reformer. His thoughts and work influenced the launching of many social.

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Xwami explained Vedanta in a lucid style that could be understood even by an illiterate. He also reformed the social and religious rituals and rules and prepared manuals for them.

He used to overhear the Sanskrit classes conducted for brahmin boys by a Sastrikal.

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Raman Nair has associated with major digitization projects like Web Archives of Kerala Legislative Assembly Proceedings, Mahatma Gandhi University Online PhD Theses etc and is a member of many committees on digital archiving and information system development. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was a regular visitor to many temples.

His Way of Life He lived a life of austere simplicity. chaytampi

They enjoy the Bliss of Self at all times and roam about for the well being of humanity at large. Non-dualistic form of Vedanta. Swamikal visualised a universal family of man without the barriers of caste or creed.



Kanyakumari, Ayya Vaikunta Nathar Siddhalayam. He prophesied the time of his final departure though many could not understand it. Swamikal is considered the foremost crusader who brought about incredible transformation in the religio-spiritual and socio-cultural atmosphere of Kerala. Site powered by netBIOS. Advaita Philosophy of Chattampi Swamikal. Gopinatha Pillai Sarvajnanum Sadguruvum. Your email address will not be published.

Quilon, Sadabdha Smaraka Grantham. Notable among them is Advaita Chinthapaddhathian introductory manual on practical Advaita. Retrieved from ” https: The path of Yoga-union with God. This book is an attempt to understand how the universe of his thought was shaped, how he elevated himself from the ordinary man to a scholar and reformer extraordinary, what values emerge as we study the course of his life, what relation these values have to the life of the common people, what his teaching is, and how much of it is timeless and eternal.

He himself studied the Vedas and other sastras, hitherto denied to non-Brahmins. He spent many years learning under Subba Jatapadikal. When the final moment came Swamikal sat himself in Padmasana and mediated on Brahman. He believed that the path of Ahimsa led to Salvation.

In Christumatha Chedanamhe criticises various tenets of Christianity which goes against the teachings of Christ.

Vedic Philosophy of Self-knowledge. Account Options Sign in. Experiencing unity in all. In spite of the narrow and restrictive conventions chattamp existed in his times, he mastered many branches of art and learning.


Later he lived with an old Muslim well versed in Qur’an and Sufi mysticism who taught him the main tenet of Swmai. A mystic of a very high order.

He was the precursor of many liberal trends, but he was not an avowed social reformer. The aim of this new order was to propagate the methods of Yogajnana in accordance with the culture of Kerala.

Also he learned Sanskrit by overhearing swaji classes at a Brahmin house nearby. He travelled miles and miles on foot in search of knowledge, and when he acquired it, he wandered again as the inspirer sqami people.

Swami introduced Asan to all arts and sciences he had mastered and also gave him the Balasubrahmanya mantra. Pracheena Malayalam also aimed at awakening the mind of the people of the region divided by various complexes to a collective sense of ‘We’. He strongly opposed the conversion activities of the Christian missionaries but was not against Christianity.

He had no home and no intimate friends.