Senior scholar Prof. KS Narayanacharya no more!

Team Udayavani, Nov 26, 2021, 10:09 AM IST

Bengaluru: Senior scholar Prof. K S  Narayanacharya has passed away at the age of 88.

Known as Ramayanacharya for his scholarly command over the Ramayana epic, Prof. Narayanacharya has received many titles and honors for his services to Indian literature and spirituality through scholarly works, speeches, and discourses.

Prof Narayanacharya was born in 1933 in the Vaidic family of Sri Vaishnava in Kanakapura. He has written several books including Sri Mahabharata Paatra Prapancha, Sri Ramayana Paatra Prapancha, Shri Ramayanada Mahaprasangagalu etc.  He also gave lectures and discourses on Ramayana in Kannada, English, and Tamil languages.

He was also known by several titles such as ‘Vidvanmani’, ‘Vedabhushan’, ‘Valmiki Hridayajna’, ‘Ramayanacharya’ and ‘Mahabharatacharya’. In 2008, Prof KSN was awarded the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, the second-highest civilian honor of the state.

CM offers condolences

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai condoled the death of Prof Narayanacharya. In a post on Koo App, CM said Prof KSN’s demise has caused immense loss to the Kannada literature.


Koo App

ಖ್ಯಾತ ಚಿಂತಕರು, ಸುಪ್ರಸಿದ್ಧ ಲೇಖಕರು, ಮೇರು ವಿದ್ವಾಂಸರಾಗಿದ್ದ ಪ್ರೊ। ಕೆ.ಎಸ್. ನಾರಾಯಣಾಚಾರ್ಯರ ಅವರು ಇಂದು ಬೆಳಗಿನ ಜಾವ ನಿಧನರಾಗಿದ್ದು, ಅತೀವ ದುಃಖ ತಂದಿದೆ. ಅವರು ರಾಷ್ಚ್ರಭಕ್ತಿ, ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಗಳ ಪರಮ ಆರಾಧಕರಾಗಿದ್ದರು. ಅವರ ನಿಧನವು ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾರಸ್ವತ ಹಾಗೂ ವಿದ್ವತ್ ಲೋಕಕ್ಕೆ ತುಂಬಲಾರದ ನಷ್ಟವನ್ನುಂಟುಮಾಡಿದೆ. ಅವರ ಕೃತಿಗಳ ಮೂಲಕ ಸದಾಕಾಲ ಅವರ ನೆನಪು ಸದಾಕಾಲ ಉಳಿಯಲಿ ಮತ್ತು ಅಗಲಿದ ಅವರ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಚಿರಶಾಂತಿ ದೊರಕಲಿಯೆಂದು ಭಗವಂತನಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಿಸುತ್ತೇನೆ‌. ಓಂ ಶಾಂತಿಃ

Basavaraj Bommai (@bsbommai) 26 Nov 2021

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