Fw: Report on Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Eminence Award Function.
From: Centre for hindu media Research and studies centreforhindu@...On 22nd January, 2011 Sri. Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Awards were given to
(1). Smt. Lata Mangeshkar,
(2). Baba Ramdev and
(3). Dr. Arvind Gupta in Mumbai.
Swami Jayendra Saraswati, present head of Kanchi Kamakoti Math and Sh. K.Sankaranarayanan – Governor of Maharashtra were present at the function.
The award consisted of a brass diya / lamp weighing 55 kgs and almost 6ft high with different motifs, a citation in Sanskrit, a cheque/check for Rs.2.5 Lakhs in a Jewel Box, A shawl, Spatika & Chandan Mala & a set of books.
Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi was the 67th head of the Kanchi Kamakoti Math situated in the temple city of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, South India. He took sanyasasram in the age of 13 in May 9, 1997. and is the head of the Math till 1994.
It was under his able leadership, Kanchi Math started one of the world famous Hindu Charitable Eye Hospital chains called Shankara Nethralaya, which has eye hospitals in Kolkatta, Bangalore, Guwahati etc.
We are attaching four photographs of the award function.
Photo “K 1” shows award giving to Baba Ramdevji.
Photo “K 2” shows award giving to Shmt. Lata Mangeshkar.
Photo “K 3” shows award giving to Dr. Arvind Gupta.
Photo “K 4” shows Swami Jayendra Saraswati and Sh. K.Sankaranarayanan – Governor of Maharashtra, talking to each other.
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