Dwarka Peeth In Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh, Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand passed away on Sunday following a brief heart attack. He was 99. At 3:50 pm, Shankaracharya passed away in the ashram.
What you need know about Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati is as follows:
- Hindus regarded Swaroopanand Saraswati as their greatest religious figurehead. For many years, Shankaracharya was ill. He was receiving medical attention in Bangalore. He had recently made his way back to the ashram.
- In Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district, in the village of Dighori, Swaroopanand Saraswati was born into a Brahmin family. Pothiram Upadhyay is how his parents named him.
- He left home when he was 9 years old and began his religious quest. He travelled to Varanasi during this period and studied Veda-Vedang from Brahmani Shri Swami Karpatri Maharaj there.
- Swaroopanand Saraswati, who became a freedom fighter at the age of 19, joined the campaign when the British Quit India Movement was declared in 1942.
- He spent nine months behind bars in Varanasi and six months in jail in Madhya Pradesh.
- Swami Swaroopanand, who was declared a Dandi Sanyasi in 1950, was given the title of Shankaracharya in 1981.