Sri Math is situated on Sri Adichunchanagiri Hills, Nagamangala Taluk of Mandya District, Karnataka State. It is located at 105 km West of Bangalore on National Highway 48. The Sri Math’s objective envisages the spreading of essence of spiritualism to establish universal brotherhood and global peace.
In the holy lineage of ‘Guruparampara’, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Balagangadharanatha Maha Swamiji who took charge as the 71st Spiritual Head of the Sri Math in 1974, at the age of 30. From that day onwards, Sri Math began its upward journey with rapid strides
His Holiness always focused on the basic necessities like Anna, Akshara and Arogya, i.e., Food, Education and Health. Sri Math is feeding free food for more than twenty thousand people a day. It is because devotees are fed incessantly, Sri Math is also called ‘Annadani Math’. Swamiji contributed for the progress, peace, happiness and harmony of the mankind.
The 72nd pontiff Sri Sri Sri Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji is sacredly walking and working round the clock on the foot prints of Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Swamiji. Sri Sri Sri Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji is the perfect personification of wisdom, benthamism, eclecticisms, universalism. All BGS groups of schools and Colleges, temples and shrines will reach new horizon in this beautiful universe. Sri Sri Sri Nirmalanadanatha Swamiji looks like the second Sami Vivekananda who was a cultural ambassador to the oriental and occidental countries.
- Sri Kshetra Adichunchanagiri has a history of 2000 years of its existence. It is the holy land engulfed with the divine resonance and vibration. Ancient Vedic culture was founded here on spirituality, where Nature is valued and worshipped. It was Yagnas and prayers that inspired cosmic peace here.
Sri Kalabhyraveshwaraswamy Temple: The beautiful complex-like temple is built at the cost of rupees sixty crores, at Sri Kshetra Adichunchanagiri through which all traditional values would be taught. In essence, this ancient monastery headquarter is a dynamic complex with lively images of Kalabhyrava, with Lord Ganesha and Lord Subrahmanya.