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Shivakumara Swami Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 1, 2019

Short Biography

Shivakumara Swami was born on 01-04-1907 in Veerapura, Magadi Taluk, Ramanagara in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Religious Leader, Spiritualist, Humanitarian, Educationist & Founder of the Sri Siddaganga Education Society (Shree Siddaganga Matha).

Other Name: Shivayogigalu Shatayushi Dr. Sri Sri Sri Shivakumara Swamigalu, Nadedaduva Devaru, Kayaka Yogi, Siddaganga Swamijigalu
Other Professions: Spiritualist Humanitarian Educationist Founder

Shivakumara Swami Complete Bio & Career

Shivakumara Swamiji did his primary schooling from Veerapura & Nagavalli, and later he did their secondary education from Tumkur Government High School. He obtained their bachelor degree from Bangalore University. Their Guru-Kula is having more than 85 hundred children from the age group of 5-16 and provide them free education, sheltering called asTrivida Dasohi and also free food. They don't discriminate among cast, religion and welcome children from all religion or caste with open arms.

Under the direction of pontiff's, an annual agricultural festival is held for the advantageous of the local community. The Govt of Karnataka on their 100 years of the birth anniversary by announcing the inauguration of Shivakumara Swamiji Prashasti institute in 2007.Though India's former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam sahib had been visited at the Tumkur and appreciated the progressive work of Swamiji in the field of education as well as their humanitarian work too for the human welfare.

They kept doing hard-work for looking after the poor and orphans by fulfilling their needs like their education fees, three times meal and even providing them the accommodation even during the fag end of his life. On their 100 birth anniversary of Swami Ji in 2007, Govt of Karnataka conferred them the prestigious and highest civilian state award. “Karnataka Ratna award".

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Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2015 Others

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Shivakumara Swami died on 21-01-2019 around 11:45 A.M. He died at the age of 111 in Sree Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur. He was suffering from lung infection, was hospitalised from 03-01-2019 to 16-01-2019. As per his own will, he was shifted in Sree Siddaganga Mutt, Tumkur on 16th January.

DEATHDAY 21 January,2019 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Siddaganga Matha, Tumkur, Karnataka

Shivakumara Swami Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Patel Honnappa (father) & Gangamma (mother) in a Hindu family.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Magadi, Ramanagara, Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Sree Siddaganga Mutt, Siddaganga Mata Rd, Voda Sector B, Tumkur, Karnataka 572104
School Government High School, Tumkur
College Bangalore University, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Central College of Bangalore (under University Of Mysore) Mysuru, Karnataka
Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka
Qualification Bachelor of Arts (B. A.) in Physics and Mathematics
Doctor of Literature
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth N/A
Official Website http://www.siddagangamath.org
Email Address siddaganganews@gmail.com
Contact Number Mobile No: 9964319441 (Sri. S. Vishwanath)
Telephone: +91 816 2282211, 2285122, 2285133
Fax Number: +91 816 2282511


Favorite Color Orance, Yellow
Favorite Place Sree Siddaganga Mutt
Favorite Dress Dhoti with Kurta
Favorite Food Pure Homemade Vegetarian Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shivakumara Swami

  • He was proficient in Sanskrit and Kannada.
  • He is the head of Sree Siddaganga Matha.
  • His educational institutions offer courses in traditional learning of Sanskrit and modern science and technology.
  • In 1965, Swamiji was bestowed with an honorary degree of Doctor of Literature by Karnataka University.
  • He is known as "Nadedaduva Devaru" means Walking God in Karnataka.
  • In 2007, the Govt of Karnataka awarded Swamiji the prestigious Karnataka Ratna award.
  • In 2015, the Govt of India conferred him the Padma Bhushan.
  • In 2017, The Karnataka state government & his reverent bhagats demanded Bharat Ratna in his respect for his social activities.
  • After his death, the Karnataka state government announced a public holiday on 22nd January and marked three days state mourning in his honour.

Shivakumara Swami Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Shivakumara Swami was 111 years 9 months & 20 days old age.