The present peethadhipathi of Courtallam, HH Sri Siddheswarananda Bharati is well known as Dr. Prasada Raya Kulapathi (Venkata Lakshmi Vara Prasad Rao) was born on January 23rd 1937, in the village of Elchur of Narsaraopet Taluk, Guntur District to the couple Sri Potharaju Purushotthama Rao, a great poet, and Smt. Swarajya Lakshmi.
- He ascended the throne of Sri Siddheswari Peetham of Courtallam on Datta Jayanthi day in 2002 (December 19th, 2002).
- Kulapathi’s great grandfather Sri Rama Kavi was the guru to famous Kopparapu poets. He inherited from his grandfather the wrestling techniques along with all the poetic talents.
- 2002, September 8th: Dr. Kulapathi was given sanyasa deeksha by HH Sri Siva Chidananda Bharati of Courtallam and gave him a new name as Sri Siddheswarananda Bharati Swamy, and declared him as his successor.
- 2002: HH Sri Siddheswarananda Bharati ascended the throne of Courtallam Peetham on December 19th, 2002 on Datta Jayanthi day.
Now a new era started in the annals of Sri Siddheswari Peetham’s history. The ancient way of attaining anything and everything by yagna has come in to vogue. Thousands of people began to rush to Courtallam for doing Homas to solve their problems and to attain mantra. H.H Swamiji initiated lakhs of people with mantra Deeksha. Swamiji toured all over India and other countries like U.S.A and Sri Lanka and delivered lectures on philosophy, puranas, and mystic sciences.
To protect the Sanatana Hindu dharma H.H Swamiji started Hindu Dharma Rakshana Yagnas in India and abroad. It is visualized that deities are coming and bestowing the results. So many dhaya yogis, Avadhuthas revealed that a great siddha purusha from Siddhasramam descended as H.H Sri Siddheswaranada Bharathi Swamy to do Divine deeds, to protect mankind from evil forces.
Succession of Peethadhipathis who have been bringing laurels to this glorious Peetham.
- H.H Sri Siva Chidananda Saraswathi Swamiji (Mouna Swamy) (Est. 1916 – Dec 28th, 1943)
- H.H Sri Vimalananda Bharati Swamy (1944 – 1950) (Birth: Aug 20th 1878, Siddhi Jan 25th 1950)
- H.H Sri Trivikrama Ramananda Bharati Swamy (1951 – 1991) (Birth: Sep 14th 1901, Siddhi Jul 23rd 1991)
- H.H Sri Siva Chidananda Bharati Swamy (1991 – 2002) (Birth: Aug 22nd 1929, Siddhi Dec 17th 2002)
- H.H Sri Siddheswarananda Bharati Swamy (1937 – Present) (Birth: Jan 23rd 1937)
Sri Siddheswari Peetham – Present Swamiji
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