Famous spiritual leader Sadguru Sivanandamurthy died today (10 June 2015) at Warangal. Satguru Sri Sivananda Murthy was born on Marga Sirsha Sudha Navami of Vibhava Nama Samvatsaram in Revati Nakshatram, Kanya Lagnam i.e on Thursday, 21st December 1928 at 00:45 AM in Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Sadguru was 87. Sri Sivanandamurthy had breath his last 1.55 am at his home ‘Gurudham’ in Warangal, where he was shifted to recently from his ashram in Bheemunipatnam in Visakhapatnam district.
Murthy has a wide following among the Telugu diaspora. He had set up several cultural trusts and also established the Andhra Music Academy.
Also, he had built two ashrams at Visakhapatnam and Warangal respectively, where his mortal remains have been kept for his followers to pay their last tributes.
Sadguru had been seriously ill for a month after he allegedly suffered sunstroke.
On May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had telephoned Sivananda Murthy to enquire about his health when he was undergoing treatment in Warangal. Modi had also tweeted about his conversation with Sadguru.