Founders

 

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Born in a traditional orthodox family Gopalapada has had rigorous religious training in his early ages under the guidance of his father Sri M.S. Srinivasan. He was blessed to have seen, interacted and performed with revered spiritual personalities viz., Brahmasri Anantarama Dikshitar, Sri Embar Vijayaraghavacharyar, Tirumuruga Krupananda wariyar, Sri Narasimha Swamiji, Sri  Radhakrishna Swamiji, Pudukkottai Sri Gopalakrishna Bhagavatar, Sri Sethumadhava Bhagavatar, Sri Sambasiva Iyer and Pujyasri Haridossgiri Swamigal.

 

Recently he has rendered services to Prof. Prema Pandurangan in the establishment of her ashram buildings in Sriperumbudur (Gokuldham) and in Tirumala Hills.  Is deeply committed to the Bhakti Marga and has ability to mingle with people of all ages with ease and comfort.  Is associated with a number of temple renovation committees.

 

Academic Background :

Bachelor’, Master’s & A doctorate in Engineering from  IIT Madras & the IISC, Bangalore.

 

 

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Born in a traditional Music and Spiritual family “Sriramapada” has had meticulous religious training from his childhood under the supervision of his pious parents Shri Prabhakar Rao and Smt Annapoorna.

 

Spiritual Credentials:

- Sriramapada has been in spiritual domain right from his 6 years of age.
- He was initiated “Divyopadesam” by his spiritual guru in early 1980s.
- Rendered seva and services in developing several spiritual centers and temples.
- Involved in the construction of many temples and renovations.
- Participated in various Annadana sevas and enabled many devotees into this seva
- Participated in 41 Kumbhabhishekams of different temples.
- He has been part of organizing several spiritual events and concerts.

Family Structure:

His great grandfather was Late Sri Hari Nagabhushana Sastry, a musical legend and violin maestro, grandfather Sri Hari Achyuta Rama Sastry was a spiritually elevated soul and notable musician in Vocal and Violin from Madras. Sriramapada’s mother was a veena artist; siblings are all Post Graduates and musicians. The tradition has caught on to take him into “Nama Sankeerthanam” full time. Sriramapada learnt violin from Vidwan Late Sri Sagi Venkateswara Rao, a violin maestro and Vocal under the supervision of Sri Iyengar Syama Sundar, a known Veena maestro. Sriramapada’s wife is a highly self-righteous devotee of the Lord having strong faith and bhakti on Lord Mahavishnu and says “Iruppidam Vaikuntam Venkatam”.

 

Academic Background :

A Bachelor in Engineering, PG and Law is to his credit and has a good professional work experience of over 16 years in India and abroad.