Sri Shankaracharya Kailasa Gamanam is believed to be the day on which Sri Aadi Shankara Bhagavatpada attained the salvation and reached Kailasa. Aadi Sankara Kailasa Gamanam was on Champak Dwadasi (the day after Nirjala Ekadasi), 12th day in bright half of Jyeshta month. In 2016, Shankaracharya Kailasa Gamanam date is June 17.
Kailasa loka is the abode of Lord Shiva. Sri Aadi Shankaracharya, great teacher and Hindu saint, was born on Vaisakha Shukla Panchami (Shankara Jayanthi) to a Kerala Brahmin couple in Kaladi of Kerala.
Aadi Shankaracharya wrote and compiled thousands of Slokas and Stotras on Lord Shiva, Vishnu, Goddess Shakti (Parvati, Lakshmi, and Saraswati), and many other Gods. ‘Kanakadhara Stuthi’ ‘or Kanakadhara Stotram’ is among the best and versatile from his great literature and spiritual fronts.
In 2015, Shankaracharya Kailasa Gamanam date was May 30.
In 2014, Shankaracharya Kailasa Gamanam date was June 10.
In 2013, Shankaracharya Kailasa Gamanam date was June 20. In 2012, Shankaracharya Kailasa Gamanam date was June 1.