Chaganti Koteswara Rao
Chaganti Koteswara Rao (Telugu:చాగంటి కోటేశ్వరరావు)is an eminent speaker on matters related to Sanathana Darma. He was born to (late)Sri Chaganti Sundara Siva Rao and (late)Srimati Suseelamma. He married Srimati Subramanyeswary with whom he has two children. Presently he is an employee of the Food Corporation of India, Kakinada although his eminence derives from the work he does outside of his job – giving spiritual discourses.
Sri Chaganti Koteswara Rao is a silent reader of puranas and blessed with wonderful oratory skills. He started giving pravachan on puranas extempore and proven his spectacular command on Spiritual Discourses on various Purnanas, epics like Srimad Ramayanam, Srimad Bhagavatham and devotional hymns like Soundarya Lahari and Lalitha Sahasranama strotram.He has delivered discourses for 42 days continuously at Guntur on Sampoorna Ramayanam during 2005, Srimad Bhagavatham for 42 days during 2006, Shiva Maha Puranam for 30 days during 2007 and Sree Lalitha Sahasranama Stothram for about 45 days during 2008 . In addition he gave numerous pravachanams on various topics throughout the country.
He gives his discourses in Telugu language. He mesmerizes the audience with well refined reciting and thought provoking citations from various puranas extempore.
He has achieved what perhaps no other Telugu scholar managed to do. He has, by the quality of his pravachanams, command over Telugu language and all the classic texts, single handedly revived interest in Telugu classics and literature among the current generation. It is no exaggeration to say that in this age of english language assault on the world, BrahmaSri Chaganti Koteswara Rao stands tall holding out the greatness of our culture, our history and our language to the present generation.