Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati passed away in Kancheepuram
Kanchi Shankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati passed away in a private hospital at Kancheepuram on Wednesday. He was 82-year-old. The seer had diabetes. The Kanchi mutt seer had collapsed at the mutt with shortness of breath. He was admitted to Chennai's Ramachandra hospital last month. As per reports his blood sugar had dipped. However, he was discharged and he resumed his normal activities. He is 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham.