Every Year, Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami gives Jeeyar Award as a mark of respect towards a Vedic scholar who is spreading the glory of Vedic Knowledge.
This year’s Jeeyar Award goes to Sri Bramhasri P.B. Vijaya Raghava Sastri Garu
Bramhasri P. B. Vijaya Raghava Sastri Garu, a Ghanapati born on 11.10.1952 in a village named Vadalluppai near Kanchipuram. His parents are Bramhasri P.B.Mani Ayyar and Srimathi Kamakshi.
A few facts about Sriman P.B. Vijaya Raghava Sastri Garu:
Ghanantham in Sukla Yajurveda Kanva Sakha
Served several acharyas in Kanchipuram, Chennai, Thurumala as anthevasi
Vedic Literature and Scriptural learning from Bramhasri Narasimha Ghanapati, Sri Kumara Swami Deekshithar, Sri Balasubramhanya Ghanapati, Sri Ganesh Sarma, Sri Ramanuja Ayyangar, Sri Krishnamurthi Sastri, Sri Musiri Vajapeyayaji, Sri V. Viswanatha Saram, Sri N.V. Siva Rama Krishna Ghanapati
Renowned scholar and speaker of Upanishads, Puranas and Ithihasas
Awarded with honorary titles such as ‘Vedantha Siromani, ‘Veda Vidyavarathi’, ‘Vedantha Kovida’, ‘Vedantha Visarada’, ‘Aamnaya Vidvanmani’, ‘Veda Sastrapayonidhi’, ‘Sahitya Acharya’