Chaganti Koteswara Rao

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Sri Chaganti Koteswara Rao
Chaganti Koteswara Rao in August 2015.JPG
Sri Chaganti Koteswara Rao in August 2015
Religion Hinduism
Philosophy Advaita Vedanta
Born Brahma Sri Chaganti Koteswara Rao
(1958-07-14) 14 July 1958 (age 58)
Spouse Subrahmanyeswari
Children Shanmukhacharan, Naga srivalli
  • Sri Chaganti Sundara Siva Rao (father)
  • Srimati Suseelamma (mother)
Honors Saarada Jnana Puttra, Pravachana Chakravarti

Bhava sankara Desikame Saranam (భవ శంకర దేశికమే శరణం)

Sri Chaganti Koteswara Rao is an Indian scholar known for his discourses in Sanatana Dharma.[1] [2] A reader of spiritual pravachanams on various puranams and epics like Srimad Ramayanam, Hanumath Vaibhavam, Srimad Bhagavatam, Soundaryalahari, Lalita sahasranama stotram etc., his discourses are widely followed and are telecast over television channels such as Bhakti TV and TTD and is quite popular among the Telugu speaking people all over the world.[3]

Brahmasri Chaganti Koteswara Rao an eminent preacher, born to Chaganti Sundara Siva Rao, and Suseelamma. He married Subrahmanyeswari and blessed with two children Shanmukhacharan and Nagasrivalli and both have done their engineering. Presently he is working in Food Corporation of India, Kakinada. A silent reader of puranams and blessed with Saraswati kataaksham and started giving pravachanams on puranams extempore and proven his spectacular command on spiritual pravachanams on various purnanams and mythologies like Srimad Ramayanam, Srimad Bhagavatam Soundaryalahari, Lalitasahasranama stotram etc.,

Koteswara Rao has delivered discourses for 42 days continuously at Kakinada on sampoorna ramayanam during 2005, Sreemad Bhagavatam for 42 days during 2006, Sivamahapuranam for 30 days during 2007 and Sree Lalita Sahasranama Stotram for about 45 days during 2008 . In addition he gave numerous pravachanams on various topics throughout the country. He mesmerizes the audience with well refined reciting and thought provoking citations from various puranams extempore. Brahmasri Koteswara Rao is a gifted personality with saarada kataaksham who ensures of great spiritual anandam to all the audience.


He has been felicitated with citations like 'Upanyasa Chakravarti, Sarada Jnana Puttra. On March 5th 2014, he has been awarded honorary Doctorate 'Vachaspati' (Doctorate in Literature) by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidya Peetham, Tirupati.[4]

Sri Chaganti Koteswara Rao has been appointed as spiritual Adviser to Andhra Pradesh State Government from April 2016