Hukkerri math pontiff Sh. Chandrashekhar Shivacharya Mahaswamiji is a visionary and a religious person; he has worked for the expansion of education; literature; social justice; promoting knowledge of medicine, professional in his approach, promotes art, makes huge donations to people below the poverty line, holds ‘Akshar Dasoha and Anna dasoha are his main mottos.
Every year in the math, Dasara is celebrated with grandeur; the math has a history of giving ‘Renuka Shri’ award to the most deserving person in society and he can be from any walk of life and the award is given on ‘Vijaydashmi day’ and Guruji respects people no matter what their status and standing in society.
He inspires the achievers and has deep concern for the poor people, felicitates those who strive for the cause of the environment and gives a helping hand to other people in society. The dedication and responsibility of the concerned person receiving the award is also widely appreciated.
Renuka Shri Awardees
- Prof. Sh. A. C. Hiremath, Ranebennur
- Dr. S. M. Vrishbhendra Swami, Dharwad
- Dr. Sa. Ja. Naglotimath, Belagavi
- Dr. Puttaraj Gavai, (Music) Gadag
- Sh. Mumtaz Ali Khan Ex. MLA
- Dr. Mukhyamantri Chandru
- Dr. Prabhakahar Kore
- Smt. B. Jayashree, Theater personality
- Kum. Kiran Saheli, (President), Punjab
- Sh. Suresh Heblikar, Film Producer
- Smt. Tejaswini Ananth Kumar, Akshara Dasoha Seva, Bengaluru
- Baba Ramdev, International Yoga Guru
Kannada’s great scholar and renowned researcher, Dr. M. Chidananda Murthy given ‘Sahitya Sudharak’ award; Kannada actress Jayanti given ‘Kalakalpa Vallari’ award. From Chikkodi, awards given to Sh. Shankar Magdum and Dr. H.D. Daddi given ‘Karunadu Kuvari’ and Smt. Sumati S. Navalimath given the ‘ Karunadu Kuvari’ award. The Sadhana Shri award given to Raibag taluks ‘Manturu Virakht Math’ Sh. Appayya Devaru and Hirebagewadi’s Asst. Commissioner, Y.R. Patil given ‘Karunadu Kuvara’ award.