Hyderabad: Seer of Kanchi Sri Kama Koti Peetham, Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi, has stressed on the need to propagate and spread Telugu Bhakti literature across the world. Citing an example on how Tamil Bhakti literature was being propagated for the benefit of the younger generations, the Kanchi Seer desired a similar attempt should be made to spread the Telugu Bhakti Literature.
Speaking after releasing the book “Andhra Valmiki Ramayana Rasa Ramya Gathalu” written by Vanam Jwala Narasimha Rao, Chief PRO to Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, on Sunday through a Zoom meeting, the Kanchi Peethadhipathi said Jwala Narasimha Rao’s book was being released at a time when a temple for Lord Ram was coming up at Lord Ram’s birthplace Ayodhya. The Ramayana was very much part of Hindu life and its message and essence, its emphasis on Dharma, Guna and all aspects of life were always worth following.
The Kanchi Seer also congratulated Rao for compiling the Andhra Valmiki Vasudasa Mandara in the form of a story with critical analysis. He also emphasized upon the need to propagate Telugu culture, religious practices and the bhakti literature to the generations to come.
Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam, spiritual teacher VSR Murthy, AP Residential Degree College former principal Chilakapati Vijayaraghavacharya, former Central Chief Information Officer Madabhushi Sridhar Acharya and Darshanam (Marumamula Venkata Ramana) Sarma also spoke.
Jwala Narasimha Rao recalled that it was Vijayaraghavacharya who prompted him to write on the Ramayana and Darshanam Sarma who encouraged him to write on a wide range of topics related to the Mahabharata, Bhagavatam and the Ramayana.
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