Born in 1892 in the small town of Karaitivu on the eastern edge of Ampara, Mayilvakanam is not only credited with his diversified work but also his love of humanity for becoming a famous Tamil scholar to the Tamil-speaking world. He is a versatile scholar. As a teacher, scholar, science graduate, school manager, university professor of Tamil, scholar, researcher, translator, Vipulanandar, his philanthropy and services to Tamil have perpetuated him. Among the multifaceted works of Vipulananda Adigalar, the charities in which he lived as a social monk were immense. He did not renounce the people and leave. He lived as a monk among the people and participated in the sorrows and joys of the community. In 1922, he was ordained as a monk by Swami Sivananda, the Kavi Poondu Ramakrishna Monastery head in the Sri Ramakrishna Monastery in Chennai. After completing his Ashram life, he received the title of Swami Vipulananda. His ordination Guru was Swami Sivananda, one of the disciples of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. The school founded by Swami Vipulananda in Kalladi Uppodai was named as Sivananda Vidyalaya in his memory. Swami's body was buried under a tree in front of Sivananda Vidyalaya, and his very famous song "Vellai nira Mallikaiyo '' which is sung by tamil school students, was engraved on his burial. Now, this burial is bound near a memorial hall named Mani mandapam or Swami Vipulananda Mani Mandapam. Celebrating his values in aesthetic education, a high school was later founded in the name Vipulananda Music college. It is now registered under the universities grants commission of Sri Lanka and is named Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic studies.
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