Revered Sri Sri Dr. Prakashnath Swamiji


His Divine soul Padmabhushan Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadharanatha Maha Swamiji
Founder President, Sri Adichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust ®


His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Dr. Nirmalanandanatha Maha Swamiji
President, Sri Adichunchanagiri Shikshana Trust ®


Revered Sri Sri Dr. Prakashnath Swamiji
Managing Director, BGS Group of Institutions & Hospitals

Communal harmony is one of the indispensable requirements of peaceful existence of life. In this regard the vicinity, idealism & spiritual folks of Sri “Honnegowda” and “Parvathamma”. This family was enormously worshiping  Sri Kalabhyraveshwaraswamy and great devotee of Sri Adichunchanagiri Mutt. They were residing in a trivial village in Bhadravathi in fact it is bounded by all consecrated places, full of hallowed knolls & caverns – an captivating environment. They were blessed idiosyncratic son on February 7th 1966 and named as “Shekarappa” and brought up with lot of love, care and affection from his parents and their grandparents. Shekarappa imbibed his father’s qualities and always desired to follow them with devotion and his mother in fact had identified in his childhood the uniqueness of an admirable person and a human being who would be a cause for intact transform and would one day be considered a deity. Although his family was not frugally so good and has recognized the magnitude of education and since his childhood days was very fretful to religious theme and discerned from early on that he desired to do something to enhancethe humanity.

Shekarappa was spending his most of the time with his grandfather and he played a first teacher role in his life by making him to understand the morals of Ramayana and Mahabharata, which includes the humanity, customs, traditions and morality of life and also Intellectual, Spiritual and Social.


With the blessings of His Holiness Bhairavaikya Padmabhushana Sri Sri Sri Dr. Balagangadaranath Maha Swamiji, Shekarappa got the opportunity to serve mutt and to acquire knowledge with the assistant of Sri Naganna (Teacher). In early stage itself he had an interest on Sanskrit, Vedas and Upanishad. Most of the time Shekarappa was highlighted with his confidence, commitment, divine presence and also with his truthfulness, helping nature, kind heartedness and his holistic nature and Shekarappa implicated himself in all the activities of exertion in amelioration of mutt.

Shekarappa made his life admirable, with the full of interest and served Maha Swamiji for 25 – 30 years and dedicated his holiness, interest, morality on work. . He used to do all the exertion with lot of passion, commitment and dedication. Among the thousands of people he has garbed the Maha Swamiji’s attention and become the enthusiast of Maha Swamiji. Along with Maha Swamiji he started to travel different countries to explore the culture of other countries in the field of education.

Shekarappa was also interested in taking quotas, ham radio mechanism and was focused to know the features and mechanism about installation of such instruments without any time constraints and also he was very much keen to know about Vedangas and Arthashastra. This attentiveness improves of Sri Mutt with the knowledge in the field of education. He was also appreciated internationally for his spiritual way of life. With his celestial presence, honesty and compassion nature made Poojya Mahaswamiji united Shekarappa to “Natha” tradition and Renamed as “Sri Sri Prakashanatha Swamiji”.

When a common man see’s any bird, he feels or desires the same i.e., if I had a wings, I could have fly. In this technological world we can formulate this delusion come true only by using aeroplanes or helicopters. So, Sri Sri Prakashanantha Swamiji had a lot of trance concerning this which came true by the help of Maha Swamiji. Due to ill of Maha Swamiji, Sri Sri Prakashnanth Swamiji himself became a pilot and took helicopters for itinerant purpose to condense the time duration and agitation of Maha Swamiji for better augmentation of society. Sri Sri Prakashanatha Swamiji is focused on providing humanitarian services to the Mutt with all his commitment and confidence promptness towards his service. With continuous service and commitment towards work Sri Sri Prakashanatha Swamiji got the reliability to handle the segment of “BGS Health and Education City”, for the growth and progress of the Sri Mutt.

In short span of time he shaped a cosmopolitan atmosphere in the BGS Health and Education city, in which people belonging to all religion and creeds can exertion collectively for common aims and objectives of institution and he also counsels and commiserate the persons with sickness, worries or distressed various kinds of tribulations. People very much aspiration his Gracious occurrence in many religious, cultural, social and enlightening programs and conferences. He is exceedingly edifying and stimulating speech on such occasions instills fortitude of righteousness and brotherly care for the people. With his great personality Swamiji content the respects of all the dignitaries of the Nation and also in abroad. Many delegates of the Nation visited to the institute to get the assistance for their work, and also to seek his blessings. There was tremendous evolution of this institute with lot of passionate by establishing the education institution in national level. He is well known to people of all over India by his Service to Society by endurance person, much disciplined life, faith in humanity and sincerity to help the poor and needy people With Maha swamiji’s grace Sri Sri Prakashanatha Swamiji got the conscientiousness for the advancement and intensification not only the BGS Health & Education City but also Sri Mutt in Nithyanandh Nagar, Banandur School, Women Sevashram and so on. He made revolutionary growth under his leadership with numerous of his flagship projects in education, religion and social service and seer focused on providing humanitarian services.