Vishwesha Theertha Swami: A look at Pejawar Seer's life in pictures

Pejawar Mutt Seer Vishwesha Theertha Swami, one of the most prominent religious leaders of South India, passed away at 9:30 am on Sunday. The 88-year old Swami has been a source of guidance for devotees and state and national political leaders alike. The only seer who has conducted the paryaya puja at Udupi's Sri Krishna Temple five times, Vishwesha Theertha Swami held a significant religious position in Karnataka. Take a look at the late seer's life in pictures.
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    Pejawar Seer Vishweshwa Theertha Swamiji with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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    Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji felicitating M S Subbulakshmi in Bangalore in 1970

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    K N Guruswamy, founder of the Printers (Mysore) Private Limited, garlands Vishwesha Theertha Swamyji of Pejawar Mutt in 1978

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    Vishwesha Threetha Swamji with former President of India Ramaswamy Venkataraman in Bengaluru in 1988

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    Vishwesha Theertha Swamyji along with BJP leader L K Advani at meeting organised by Sri Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas Manch in Bengaluru in 1993. Photo/DH

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      Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar seer on a one-day hunger strike in Mysore in favour of Dalits in 2010. 

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    Palimar Mutt Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji along with Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt and Vidyasagar Theertha Swamiji of Krishnapur Mutt take part in the Paryaya durbar in Udupi. Photo/ Govindraj Javali 

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    Palimar Mutt Sri Vidyadheesha Theertha Swamiji felicitate to Pejawar Mutt Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji at Paryaya festival in 2018 celebrations in Udupi. Photo/Govindraj Javali

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    Pejawar Mutt seer Vishweshwa Theertha Swamiji with Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala

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    Vishwesha Teertha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt with PM Modi in 2014. Photo/PIB

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