Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati on Sunday passed away at the age of 99 in Madhya Pradesh. The Hindu religious leader breathed his last at Shridham Jhoteshwar Ashram District in Madhya Pradesh’s Narsinghpur at 3.30 p.m. The funeral of Shankaracharya ji will take place on Monday.
1300 years ago, Adi Guru Bhagwan Shankaracharya made 4 religious monasteries in the whole country to organize Hindus and followers of religion and for the upliftment of religion. The Shankaracharya of one of these four Maths was Jagatguru Swami Swaroopananda Saraswati who owned both the Dwarka Math and the Jyotir Math. In 2018, the 95th birthday of Jagatguru Shankaracharya was celebrated in Vrindavan, his birth year being 1924.