Focus is to preserve the century old books in Sanskrit and Grantham. Some of them authored by my grand father T K Jangannathachariya- There are very rare publications of Tamil and English authored by my grandfather.
Collection of more than hundred books published in the years of 1890, 1900, 1925 in Sanskrit Granth English and in Tamil are the belongings of my respected grandfather Vidwan T K Jagannathachariyar .
My father Shri J Ramabhadran during his life time- preserved them from white ants and insects. They are too valuable.An eye opener for future generations.
I confess that failed in my responsibility to maintain these books. My family members feel that these books need attention- are in bad shape. as each page of the book are tearing apart and falling from the binding. My sons Vijayaraghavan and Venkataraghavan- are born and brought up in Delhi Myself has been in Delhi for more than 40 years. Each time of my visits to Chennai I-would open the book shelf- and cry before them.
Presently, upkeep of these books by me are difficult. Time has now come for me to propose safety and security of these books.
Religious and Hindu cultural books like Bhagwad Gita, Valmiki Ramayanam, Vedanta Desikan and importance of Vaishnavism- Brahminism. works are specimens of the hundred and odd books.
My grandfather published transliteration of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita in English and also in Tamil in 1965. During his younger days-he collected valuable Sanskrit Books which were published in 1900 and 1920,
My grandfather TKJ- fought against odds of EV Ramaswamy Naicker anti Brahmin agitation and was imprisoned in 1946 He edited a weekly in English and Tamil “Dharmika HIndu”