MADURAI, INDIA, October 31, 2021 (, translated from original Tamil): During the convocation ceremony of Skanda Guru Vidhyalayam, Thirupparankundram, Dr.Sabharathinam Sivachariar was conferred the title of Sakalakama Pandit [Expert in all Agamas]. The award was presented on that occasion by the head pontiff of Dharmapura Aadheenam. The award includes a cash purse handed over to the value of US$1,350. This was held in the presence of Raja Bhattar the head of the institution, the Karumuthu Kannan of Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareshwarar temple and many Sivachariars and students.

HPI Adds: Dr. Sabharathanam has worked with Kauai Aadheenam for many decades on translations of key Saiva Agamas and related scriptures. His translations to English may be found here: