Dwaraka: Dwarakapeedha Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopananda Saraswathi has left his physical body at Narsinghpur in Madhyapradesh at 3:30 pm today.
His funeral rites will be held on Monday. He was the master (Acharya) of Dwaraka and Sarada Jyothish Peedhas. The further rituals will take place under the guidance of Swami Sadananda, who is popularly known as Dandi Swami.
Dwarakapeedha Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopananda Saraswathi was born at Dikhori village in Seoni district, Madhyapradesh in 1924. His name was Pothiram upadhyaya. He left his home at the age of 9 for spiritual pursuits. He had experienced imprisonment during the time of the Indian freedom struggle. He received the Sankaracharya title in 1981.