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Renaissance of Kerala- PART 5 Prepared By, Bibi Mohanan
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o Birth place- Patyam(Kannur) o Born on- 27th April 1885 o Father- Koran Gurukkal o Mother Cheeruvamma
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o Real name Vavaleri Kunjikannan o Known as - V.K Gurukkal o Also called as ' Balaguru' The Name Vagbhatanandan, was given by Brahmananda Sivayogi o Known as ' Sree Narayana Guru of Malabar'
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o Famous works: o Iswara vicharam o Yejamanan( magazine) o Sivayogi vilasam(magazine) o Athmavidya lekhamala o Mangala slokangal o Prarthana Manjari o Adhyatmayudham o Gandhiyum Sastravyakhyanavum o Prarthananjali o Swathanthra Chinthamani(poem,1921)
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o Founder of: o Atmavidyasangham(School of self awareness, 1917) o The journal of Atmavidyasangham - 'Abhinava Keralam', 1921 o Main work place Malabar o Sanskrit learning study Centre,1906,Kozhikode Kozhikode o Thathwa prakasika o Rajayogananda kaumudi yogasala, 1911
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o Founder of; o Karshaka sangham known as 'Uralungal Kooli Velakkarude Paraspara Sahaya Sanghai o Largest labour contract Society in India- Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (ULCCs) o Head quarters of UL cyber park started by ULCCS Nellikkode, kozhikode o UL cyber park inagurated by - Pranab Mukherjee o Started Journals; o Atmavidyakahalam o Shivayogi vilasam
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o Made campaigns against drug abuse and caste system o His ideal model for his social activities -Raja Ram Mohan Roy o He followed the path of - Adwaitha of Shankara o Organised 'Preetibhojanam o Interdining at Kozhikode o Tried to eliminate social evils like 'Ettu Mattu'
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o The Teacher of Vagbhatananda - Sree Narayana Guru o The disciples of Vagbhatananda o Swami Aryabhattan o Samantha Bhadran
Swami Vagbhatananda (1885-1939) o The book The illegitimate child in the name of Vagbhatanandan' ( vagbhatanandante peril oru Jara santhathi) was written by - P.V.K Nedungadi o The motto of Abhinava Keralam- "Awake, pray to the lord of the Universe, arise now,itself and oppose insustice" o Died on 301 March 1939, at Karapparambu, Calicut