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Neelakanta Theerthapada

Neelakanta Theerthapada Swamikal th emost important disciple of Chattampi Swamikal was born in Edavam 1047 (ME) at Muvattupuzha. His parents were Neelakanta Pillaiand Kalyani Amma. He was a great scholar in Sanskrit and Vedantha, notable poet and an eminent orator. After serving a short period as a teacher, he accepted ascetic life. He wrote more than forty valuable works in Sanskrit and Malayalam, among them, Acharapadhathi, Devarchapadhathi and Brahmanjali are famous. He was the President of Paramabhattarakashramam of Ezhumattoor. Mahasamadhipeeth at Karanagappally and Neelakantavilasom Sanskrit High School at Puthiyakavu are the memorials of Swami Neelakanta Theerthapada. He attained samadhi in Karkidakom 1096 (ME). Chattampi Swami established a Siva temple at his Samidhi teh only idol Swami has installed in his life.

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