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Kerala PSC - Leaders of Renaissance in Kerala - Brahmananda Sivayogi

Kerala PSC - Leaders of Renaissance in Kerala - Brahmananda Sivayogi

  • Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi was born on 26th August 1852.
  • He founded the Ananda Maha Sabha and Anandamatham (religion of bliss).
  • He founded the Siddhasramam at Alathur.
  • His real name was Karat Govindamenon.
  • An atheist, he denounced idol worship and religions.
  • He propounded the theory that ananda (happiness or bliss) should be the touchstone of any human activity.
  • He encouraged liquour prohibition and women’s education.
  • His reformist ideas are detailed in his works titled ‘Mokshapradeepam’ and ‘Anandasutram’.
  • Sivayoga Rahasyam, Sthri Vidya Poshini, Sidhanubhuthi, Mokshapradeepam, Anandakalpadrumam, Ananda Suthram, Rajayoga Parasyam, Vigraharadhana, Khandanam, Ananda Vimanam, Anandamatha Paraysyam, Anandakkummi, Ananda Ganam and Anandadarsam are his famous works.
  • Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi passed away on 10th September 1929.

Important Questions on Brahmananda Shivayogi

1. Brahmananda Shivayogi Born on - 26 December 1852
2. Brahmananda Shivayogi Born in - Kollankode (Palakkad)
3. Father's Name - Kunjikrishna Menon
4. Mother's Name - Nani Amma
5. Wife's Name - Thavukutty Amma
6. Childhood Name - Govindankutty
7. Original Name - Karat Govindan Menon
8. Sanskrit Guru of Shivayogi - Padmanabha Sastri
9. Brahmananda Shivayogi is also known as - Alathur Shivayogi and Brahmananda Swami
10. Thavukutty Amma is also known as - Yogini Matha
11. Brahmananda Shivayogi was a practitioner of - Rajayoga
12. Who is the proponent of the idea Ananda Matham - Brahmananda Shivayogi
13. The founder of Ananda Mahasabha - Brahmananda Shivayogi (1918)
14. The founder of Sidhasramam - Brahmananda Shivayogi, Founded at Vanoor (Palakkad), Shifted to Alathur
15. Who is the proponent of the idea Anandajaathi - Brahmananda Shivayogi
16. Famous Words of Brahmananda Shivayogi -
 a. Mind is the Gold, 
 b. Control of mind is Supreme achievement
17. Died on - 10 September 1929
18. The book Brahmananda Swami Shivayogi was written by - Pavanan
19. The book Brahmananda Swami Shivayogi and His Selected works was written by - P.V.Gopalakrishnan
20. The book Biography of Brahmananda Swami Shivayogi was written by - A.K.Nair

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