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Who is the author of  the book Sidhanubhoothi?
1. V.T. Bhattathirippad
2. Chattampi Swamikal
3. Ayyankali
4. Brahmananda Sivayogi

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Brahmananda Sivayogi

The correct answer is Brahmananda Sivayogi.

  • Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi (Alathur Shivayogi) was a sanyasi from Kerala, India, who founded the Ananda Maha Sabha and the Anandamadham (religion of bliss) in 1918 and 1919, respectively.
  • On August 26, 1852, Brahmananda Sivayogi was born in Kollankode, a small village in Kerala's Palakkad district.
  • Dr. Ayyathan Gopalan, a social reformer, activist, and propagandist of the Brahmo Samaj in Kerala and founder of the Sugunavardhini movement, bestowed the title "Brahmananda Swamikal" on him in recognition of his spiritual and literary skills.
  • Swami Sivayogi's mentor, and as an honour for writing the poem Brahmasankeerthanam (to be sung during Brahmo prayer meetings) on the request of Dr. Ayyathan Gopalan and all Brahmosamajists of Malabar, as well as for his untiring services through Brahmo Samaj.

  • Thazhathu Karutha Patteri Vellithuruthi Raman Bhattathiripad was a social reformer, dramatist, and pro-independence activist from India.
  • Chattampi Swamikal slammed orthodox interpretations of Hindu scriptures, citing the Vedas as sources.
  • In the princely state of Travancore, British India, Mahatma Ayyankali was a social reformer who worked for the advancement of oppressed untouchable people.

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