Wednesday, February 28, 2018
The 69th pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Jayendrar Saraswati (82) today passed away today at 9.30am due to respiratory problems.
According to information, the seer was admitted to a hospital near Kamakshi Amman temple on Wednesday due to breathing problems and died while undergoing treatment.
He was named by Chandresekharendra Saraswati Swamigal as his successor on March 22, 194. After the demise of the then Peethadhipati, Sri Chandrasehrendra Saraswati Swamigal, Jayendra Sarasawati assuched charge as Peethadipati. He was born July 18, 1935 at Irulneeki, Thaniavur district of Tamil Nadu.