What is KGF?

Kanchi Guruparampara Foundation (KGF) is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 that aims to undertake projects related to veda rakshanam (support for Veda schools/students, etc.), animal welfare, and social causes.

How did KGF start?

KGF was started by the founder of Mahaperiyava blog, Mahesh Krishnamoorthy, in 2015. The idea behind KGF was to formalize the activities related to veda rakshanam and other projects that the Mahaperiyava blog had been undertaking informally since mid-2014.

What are the key projects undertaken by KGF?

KGF undertakes projects related to veda rakshanam (support for Veda schools/students, etc.), animal welfare, and social causes. KGF is known for rescuing more than 5000 cows from slaughterhouses and supporting various Veda Patashalas.

How can I support KGF?

You can support KGF by making a donation through their website or by volunteering your time and resources. KGF is a non-profit organization under 501 C(3) constitution, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Can I maximize my contribution to Kanchi Guruparampara Foundation (KGF) if I am unable to donate a large sum of money?

Yes, there are ways to maximize your contribution to Kanchi Guruparampara Foundation (KGF) if you are unable to donate a large sum of money. You can participate in employer matching gift programs, which can double or triple your donation’s value. Additionally, you can donate long-term appreciated stocks, securities, and mutual funds, which allows you to keep your taxes low while making a significant contribution. To explore these options, please contact KGF through email or phone.

What is veda rakshanam?

Veda rakshanam refers to the support and preservation of the Vedic scriptures and the traditions associated with them. This includes supporting Veda Patashalas (traditional schools where students study the Vedas), preserving ancient Vedic texts, and promoting Vedic education.

Why is veda rakshanam important?

The Vedas are the core of Sanatana Dharma in Hindu tradition and are considered to be anaadi (without a beginning) and apaourusheya (of non-human origin). The study of the Vedas is considered to be one of the foremost duties of society, and protecting those who sacrifice their lives to study the Vedas is our duty in every right.

How does KGF support Veda Patashalas?

KGF supports Veda Patashalas by providing monthly financial support, sponsoring educational materials and infrastructure, and organizing events and competitions to encourage Vedic learning.

What are some of the social causes supported by KGF?

KGF supports several social causes such as annadhanams (providing food for the needy), medical support for the poor and needy, and temple support.

How has KGF responded to the COVID-19 pandemic?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, KGF expanded its support for several poor and needy by providing annadhanams and medical support.