Kanchi Mutt head Jayendra Saraswathi passes away at 82 in Tamil du's Kanchipuram.
Jayendra Saraswathi was the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. It was established by Adi Shankaracharya
'Deeply anguished by passing away of Acharya of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Jagadguru Pujyashri #JayendraSaraswathi Shankaracharya. He'll live on in hearts & minds of lakhs of devotees due to his exemplary service & noblest thoughts. Om Shanti to the departed soul,' tweets Prime Minister Modi.