Swami Karpatri Jayanti



Swami Karpatri Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Swami Karpatri (1905-1980) – a Hindu Saint and philosopher of the Dashanami Monastic Tradition. Swami Karpatri Jayanti 2017 date is July 25. He lived during the 20th century and founded the Dharma Sangha in Varanasi and was a great teacher of the Vedanta tradition. His Jayanti is observed on the second day of the Shukla Paksha of Shravan month.


Some of the popular saints of the 20th century were the students of Swami Karpatri. The original name of Swami Karpatri was Har Narayan Ojha; he was later ordained as
Hariharananda Saraswati. But he came to be popularly known as Swami Karpatri – one who uses his hand as the plate to eat food.

The day is observed with satsangs, discussions and readings from the teachings of Swami Karpatri.