Shivakumara Swamiji | Shivakumara Swamy |Siddaganga Swamiji

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Shivakumara_Swami

sree sree Shivakumara Swamiji was popularly known as “Walking God” ( Nadedaaduva Devaru ) from all the people irrespective of caste, creed, or religion.\

Shivakumara Swamiji is an adherent follower of Basava principles. He is famous as “Trividha Dashohi” who provided food, education, and shelter. The 111-year old seer was revered by millions of his followers. The Siddaganga Education Society was founded by the seer.

Shivakumara Swamiji was an Indian super-centenarian, humanitarian, spiritual leader, and educator. He joined the Siddaganga Matha in 1930 in Karnataka and became head seer from 1941 and reigned over 76 years.

Shivakumar swamy passed away on 21st Jan 2019.

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Childhood Days

Shivakumara Swamiji was born on April 1st, 1908, Veerapura, Magadi Taluk, Bangalore District, Karnataka, India. His parents are very religious and holy, Sri. Honnegowda and Smt. Gangamma. He was the youngest among 13 children and named shivanna became Shivakumar Swamiji later.

Shivanna used to visit shivagange almost every week, which made a tremendous impact on him. Shivanna also desired to know about siddaganga kshetra and Sree Uddana Shivayogigalu, the Siddlingeshwara deity, and the caves around Siddaganga. His mother promised to take siddaganga during the Shivaratri festival when Sree Uddana Swamiji would hold a Car Festival.

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Education

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education

Swamiji completed his school in Veerapura Koolimath, Palanahalli Koolimath, and Middle School Education in Nagavalli, Tumkur district. He completed his high school in Tumkur. He was also a resident student of Sree Siddaganga Math and received spiritual blessings of Sree Uddana Shivayogigalu. He passed Entrance Examination and joined Central College, Bangalore in the same year, finished his Bachelor of Degree in Arts in 1930 with Physics and Mathematics as Major Subjects. At the same time, India was ruled by the British, and very few had the opportunity to achieve higher education like this. Even though not from a wealthy and prominent family, he has known the importance of education, and since his childhood days was very attracted to a religious theme and Sanyasa.

Shivanna to Sree Shivakumara Swamigalu

When he was studying at central college Bangalore tragedy news came to him on 16 Jan 1930, his close friend Sri Marularadhya at siddaganga Mutt was no more, who has to be the next head of Mutt. Shivanya was very sad with this news, later completed his last rites of Sree Marularadhya.

In the meantime, Sree Uddana Shivayogigalu went to Caves and immersed with deep thoughts for the next successor of the replacement of Sree Marularadhya. People in and around the Mutt started discussing Shivanna will be the next successor of Mutt. Meanwhile, Sree Uddana Shivayogigalu announced that Shivanna would be the next successor of Mutt. Shivanna accepted his offer later. He renamed as “Sree Sivakumara Swamigalu.” Then he came back to college to finish his studies to Bangalore.

Daily Routine

For Swamiji day starts at 2:30 am. In the morning, Swamiji used to maintain dairy for appointments and to work himself. After completing morning chores and taking a bath he used to do pooja till 5:30 am. Later he would attend the meeting with devotees in office or reading the newspaper if they arrived. 

Shivakumar Swamiji is very simple and used to work 18 hours a day, sleeps only 4 hours a day from 11:00 pm to 2:00 am.

  • 2:30 am – 3:30 am Study of Vedas, Shastras, and philosophy.
  • 3:30 am – 5:30 am Meditation, pooja followed by breakfast.
  • 6.30 am. Comes to the office for reading newspapers, office work various development and administrative works of the Math and Sree Siddaganga Education Society.
  • Providing darshan to the devotees.
  • Visiting devotees places for pooja a functions
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Pooja and lunch
  • 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: In-office
  • 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Evening Mass prayer session with students
  • 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Meeting the devotees
  • 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm: Pooja, dinner, and study of various philosophers biography/autobiography
  • 11:00 pm – 2:00 am: Sleeps

Secret of his health

At the age of 110 also, he has not affected his Eyes with a bright and sharp vision. He meticulously maintains his routine and attends the program on schedule.
Swamiji’s eating habits were simple. He used to eat two small Idli with nonspicy dal or coconut chutney without chilly and a piece of fruit for breakfast. For the afternoon, he used to have ragi ball with the curry made of Green Gram dal or tur dal and buttermilk, In nights one or two Rotis or uppittu without onions and chillis. He was never ever suffered from indigestion in his lifetime. He was walking without the support and very agile and brisk in his steps.

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FAQ

Who is Shivakumara Swamiji?

sree sree Shivakumara Swamiji was popularly known as “Walking God” ( Nadedaaduva Devaru ) from all the people irrespective of caste, creed, or religion. Shivakumar Swamiji is an adherent follower of Basava principles. He is famous as “Trividha Dashohi” who provided food, education, and shelter. The 111-year old seer was revered by millions of his followers. The Siddaganga Education Society was founded by the seer.

Who is walking God?

sree sree Shivakumara Swamiji was popularly known as “Walking God” ( Nadedaaduva Devaru ) from all the people irrespective of caste, creed, or religion. Shivakumar Swamiji is an adherent follower of Basava principles. He is famous as “Trividha Dashohi” who provided food, education, and shelter. The 111-year old seer was revered by millions of his followers. The Siddaganga Education Society was founded by the seer.

Where was Shivakumara Swamiji born?

Shivakumara Swamiji was born on April 1st, 1908, Veerapura, Magadi Taluk, Bangalore District, Karnataka, India.

When was Shivakumara Swamiji born?

Shivakumara Swamiji was born on April 1st, 1908, Veerapura, Magadi Taluk, Bangalore District, Karnataka, India.

Who started Siddaganga mutt?

Sri Haradanahalli Gosala Siddeshwara Swamigalu established Siddaganga mutt in the 15th century in a village in the southern state of Karnataka, India.

What is the age of Shivakumara Swamiji?

113 years (Born on 1 April 1907)

How did Shivakumara Swamiji die?

From the age of 111 years, he is treated for a lung infection and other age-related ailments for the last few months and was on a ventilator for a week on and off, Finally, he left us on 21st Jan 2019.

who are Shivakumara Swamiji’s father and mother?

Shivakumara Swamiji’s parents are very religious and holy, Sri. Honnegowda and Smt. Gangamma. Swamiji was the youngest among 13 children and named shivanna became Shivakumar Swamiji later.

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