Haridhos Giri - Guruji Born Arunachala, present day Thiruvannamalai, India Died Sept 4, 1994 Tamil Nadu, Koteswar, Himalayas present day Koteswar, Himalayas, India Birth name Nott Narayana Rao Titles/honours Hindu Revivalism, Founded Panduranga Temple,Thennangur Guru Sivaratna Giri, Gnanananda Giri Philosophy Advaita Vedanta
Haridhos Giri affectionly called Guruji was born in the month of Margali in the tamil calendar with the birth star of Utharattathi. He was born in town of Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, South India
Haridhos Giri built Panduranga Temple, India Swami Haridhos Giri is Chief Disciple of Swami Gnanananda Giri. He was devoted his entire life to serve the Lord Panduranga and his guru, Gnanananda Giri. During his time, he established spiritual haven in Thennangur-Dakshina Halasyam in South India. Haridhos Giri built temple of Panduranga, shrine of his beloved guru Gnanananda Giri and Sivan Temple. He traveled all over the world including Singapore, Malaysia and other countries to spread Namasankeerthanam as he was instructed by his guru Gnanananda Giri. He has thousands of devotees followers all over the world. He attained Jala samadhi at Koteswar, its around 3 km north of Rudraprayag/Himalayas in the year 1994. There is a Hindu temple dedicated to Koteswar Mahadev in Koteswar. Namananda Giri , Principal Disciple of Haridhos Giri built Bhajan Platform in memory of Swami Haridhos Giri and dedicated to him. References
^ Tourist Guide to South India/ Sura Pvt Ltd/Thennangore Radhekrishna Temple - Pg 31 ^ Religion-State Encounters in Hindu Domains:From the Straits Settlements to Singapore/Vineeta Sinha- pg 198 ^ Sri Krishna leela tarangini, Volume 2/Mudgala Trust, 1990 - Pg 443 External links
Haridhos Giri, the chief disciple of Swami Gnanananda Giri Haridhos Giri, GA Trust Sri Gnanananda Nama Sankirtana Mandali of Malaysia The message Sri Haridhos Giri/ Chief Disciple of Swami Gnanananda Giri got from the Swamji Gnananada Giri is: “When people praise you many do not become egoistic but ignore them in all humility. And do not be worried about the insults thrown at you likewise. Then you will settle down well”. This is equally a message to us all to see such a Great Guru is to know Him: “To know Him is to know God, for God and Guru are one and the same”. Swami Haridhos Giri Seva Samajam/ Ashram(Malaysia) of Chief Disciple of Swami Gnanananda Giri "After many years, he got off his Samadhi, came back to the mutt and made Sri Gnanananda Giri Swami as the “Peedathipathi”. After that the great saint renounced the world and became one with god." said Swamji Nama Nanda Giri/Chief Disciple of Sri Haridhos Giri GA Trust - The World Movement Sri Sathguru Swamigal's padhadhi had all features to make it a world movement. The honour of engaging in this divine task feel on the lot of Swami Sri Haridhos Giri, the chief disciple of Swami Gnanananda Giri of Tapovanam.On initiation into sanyasa, the young Sri Haridhos Giri Swamigal had nothing else to seek except the lotus feet of his Guru Maharaj.