Distinguished Visitor to the ACPR, Belgaum

Shri B. D. Jatti, Finance minister laid corner stone of ACPR building on 16/4/1964.

Dr. S. Radhakrishanan, President of India Inaugurated the ACPR Headquarters, Belgaum on 8/12/1965.


Dr. Gerhard Funke, Professor of philosophy, MAINZ university West Germany and gave talk on “Modern trends of philosophy in Gemany” on 26/10/1969.

Shri. Virendra Patil Chief Minister inaugurated the Gurudev Ranade Memorial lectures delivered by Professor Arabindo Basu of Pondichery on 23/11/1969

Shri. Dayanand Bandodkar, C.M. of Goa Visited on 23/4/1971.

Dr. Sarojini Mahishi, Union Minister for Tourism & Civil Aviation, New Delhi inaugurated the seminar on ‘God Realization, Sadhana and effects’, on 12/11/1971.

Dr. A. G. Javadekar,,D.Litt. Head.of Philosophy Department M.S. university Baroda delivered Gurudev Ranade Memorial lectures on 23/3/1972

Hon’ble J. Narain Pai, Chief Justice of Mysore High Court Banglore and J. Chandrashekhar Judge of Mysore High Court Banglore visited the ACPR On 10/6/1972.

Dr. V. K. Gokak Banglore-Visited ACPR on 25/2/1973

H. H. Shri Swami Chimayanandji, ACPR on 25/12/1974

H. H. Kumarswamiji, of Tapovan Dharwad visited on 5th and 6th May 1976.

Shri. Bhadragiri Keshavadas, visited and delivered lecture on 19/11/1976.

Hon’ble Shri. H. R. Gokhale, Union Minister for Law & Company affairs visited on 10/11/1976

Padmashri Kaka Karkhanis, A great disciple of Gurudeo Dr. R. D. Ranade gave lecture on “Jnaneshwari” on 2/6/1979

Hon’ble Y. V. Chandrachud Chief Justice of India released ACPR’s Silver Jubilee souvenir and Hon’ble D. M. Chandrashekhar Chief Justice of Karnataka presided over the function on 22/12/1978

H. H. Shri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati Shnkaracharya, Swamiji of Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt.stayed at ACPR Headquarters for 3 months i.e., from 17/6/1979 to 16/9/1979. During that period Their Majesties Queen Fedrika of Greece and Queen Sophia of Spain visited the ACPR on 12/9/1979 along with the Great Philosopher of Modern India.

Dr. T. M. P. Mahadevan

His Holiness Shri Chandrashekharendra Saraswati,Shankaracharya,of Kanchi Kamkoti Peetham.

Hon’ble Shri Varadarajan Judge of Supreme Court of India visited the ACPR on 13/1/1982.

H. H. Shri Siddheshwar Swamiji Delivered talks for a month i.e., from 22/5/1983 to 22/6/1983.


H. H. Shri Siddheshwar Swamiji At ACPR
"God’s Spiritual Ambassador to Humanity"

His Excellency Shri. A. N. Banarjee Governor of Karnataka visited and delivered a lecture emphasizing Gurudeo Dr. R. D. Ranade’s Book viz
‘Constructive Survey of Upanishadic Philosophy’ as a great valuable addition to the literature of the world on 19/8/1983

H. H. Shri. Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Shringeri visited the ACPR on 14/3/1984.

Dr. Shri. Prakash Dubey. Of R. D. University Jabalpur delivered G. R. Memorial Lectures on
‘Hinduism and Christianity’ on 13/10/1984.

Shri. N. Vitthalarao, Commissioner for Religious and Charitable endowments Karnataka visited on 18/5/1985

Hon’ble H. G. Balakrishna, Judge of Karnataka High Court visited the ACPR on 24/3/1988

Dr. Laxmikumar, M.Sc.Ph.D., President Vivekanand Kendra Kanyakumari visited on 24/11/1988

Hon’ble J. Shri. Ranganath.Mishra Chief Justice of Supreme Court & Hon’ble Shri S. Mohan, Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court and Hon’ble S. C. Mittal, Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court visited on 7/4/1991

Hon’ble B.K.Navadagi, Judge of Karnataka High Court Visited on 11/4/1993

Dr. S. R. Gayadhani, from United Kingdom visited on 27/12/1993

Bhikshu G Tanaka, of Interfaith Pilgrimage for Peace and life Canada visited on 5/12/1994

Padmavibhushan Dr. M.C. Modi, The world famous eye surgeon visited on 7/2/1995 and wrote in visitor’s book “VISITED THIS SPIRITUAL CENTRE TO GET MY INNER EYE OPERATED (THIRD EYE).THIS INSTITUTION IS VERY USEFUL TO THE HUMANITY”.

Shri A. Balakrishnan, general Secretary Vivekanand Kendra Kanyakumari visited in 1996 and noted in the visitor’s book “THIS PLACE WOULD BECOME A VIBRANT CENTRE IN THE COMING FUTURE. VIVEKAND KENDRA WOULD BE HAPPY TO ASSOCIATE WITH THIS

Hon’ble Shri. H. D. Devegowda, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India visited and delivered talk on 12th Jan 1997 and appreciated ACPR’s pursuit for one God, one world and one humanity and expressed his good wishes for ACPR to lead the global village into the enchanting era of the 21st century.

Hon’ble Prime Minister Of India Shri. H. D. Devegowda’s Visit to ACPR on 12th Jan 1997

Mr. Ijaz Ahmed Aslam, General Secretary of “Jamaat-E-Islami Hind” New Delhi visited ACPR on 3/5/1997 and presented a copy of the ‘Holy Kuran’ (written in French) and noted, in the visitor’s book. “In the name of God, the Lord of mankind, I am pleased and honored to pay my visit to Academy of comparative Philosophy & Religion. The humanity is groping in darkness and our civilization is at the verge destruction. This is the hard time that well wishes of humankind join hands and put their heads together and invite people towards God consciousness and human brotherhood, we appreciate the efforts of this organization and offer our good wishes and co-operation in this noble task; may God bless us all, guide us and give us wisdom, and strength to usher in a bright future for humanity and lead men towards everlasting success (Amen)”

Dr. Indu Prakash Singh, New Delhi who was the former Indian Ambassador to Spain and internationally reputed philosopher delivered G.R.Memorial lectures from 22 to 24 December 1997. Dr.I.P.Singh is the disciple of Gurudeo Dr. R. D. Ranade and he was co-opted as member of ACPR’s All India Academic Council on 24/12/1997

Hon’ble Shri. B. K. Sanglad, Judge of Karnataka High Court Banglore visited ACPR on 30/4/2001.

Hon’ble Shri. R. V. Ravindran and Hon’ble Shri. G. Patri Basavan Goud, Judges of Karnataka High Court, Banglore visited ACPR on 28/7/2001.

1 30/04/2001 Shri. B. K. Sanglad Judge, High Court of Karnataka
3 28/07/2001 Shri. R. V. Ravindran Hon'ble Judges of Karnatak High Court
4 28/07/2001 Shri. Patri Basavangowda Hon'ble Judges of Karnatak High Court
5 28/07/2001 Shri. H. G. Ramesh Prin. District & Sessions Judge Belagavi
6 16/08/2001 Shri. Amar Singh Patil Member of Parliament
7 18/09/2001 Shri. Suguendra Trith Swamiji Shri. Puttige Math
8 26/07/2001 Shri. B. P. Gaur
9 16/08/2001 Shri. A. V. Patil
10 06/09/2001 Dr. Abinavkumar Swamijigalu  Kalmat, Savadatti Jalimat, Jamkandi
11 19/01/2002 Mr. B. A. Coutinho, IAS DivisionalCommissioner, Belagavi
12 02/02/2002 Shri. Yogacharya Patwardhan, Pune
13 22/04/2002 Shri. Basavraj Patil BJP President, Karnataka State
14 06/09/2002 Swami Madhavanad, Pune
15 18/11/2002 Radha Burnier President, Theosophical Society, Chennai
16 30/11/2002 Shri. Yediurappa B.S Leader, BJP, Karnataka. (CM)
17 21/12/2002 Shri. S. S. Ranade  (Retd) BSF, Pune.
18 11/01/2003 Sou. Manik Bengeri, Mysore
19 25/01/2003 Shri. Dashrath B. Hasbe, Belagavi.
20 15/04/2003 Shri. Chidrupanand Saraswati Arsh Vidyapeetachaya, Hubli
21 09/07/2003 Shri. Chiranjeev Singh ( IAS) Development Commissioner, Northern Karnataka, Belagavi
22 09/08/2003 Dr. K. Balaveera Reddi Vice Chancellor, VishveshwaryaTechnological University, Belagavi
24 23/08/2003 Dr. G. R. Channabasappa President, Sharan Sahitya Academy.
25 16/08/2003 Shri. V. B. Shirisannar Arvind Pinto IRS. Commissioner, Income Tax
26 04/10/2003 Shri. Ramesh Jangal Execuitve Engineer PWD. Belagavi
28 24/01/2004 Shri. T. N. Chaturvedi Governar, State of Karnataka
29 24/05/2004 Shri. Harish Rameshswamy
30 31/12/2004 Shri. S. R. Bannurmath Hon'ble  judges of Karnataka High Court
31 31/12/2004 Shri. K. Vishwanath shetti. Hon'ble  judges of Karnataka High Court
32 31/12/2004 Shri. H. G.Ramesh Hon'ble  judges of Karnataka High Court
33 23/11/2004 Shrimad Ganaadharendra Saraswati Mahaswamiji, Swrnavalli Math, Sirasi
34 29/05/2005 Shri. K. Shridhar Rao Judge High Court of Karanataka
35 06/06/2005 Swami Raghaveshanandji Maharaj Ramkrishan mission Ashram Bgm
36 06/06/2005 Dr. M. N. Dixit K.L.E Hospital, Belagavi.
37 18/07/2006 Hon'ble Shri. T. N. Chaturvedi Governor of Karanataka
38 27/09/2006 Shri. H. D.kumarswamy Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka
39 28/09/2006 Shri. Vishveshwar Hegde Kageri MLA, Ankola(Education Minister)
40 31/05/2008 Shri. Dr. M. M. Kalburgi Vice-Chancellor of Hampi University, Hampi
41 30/12/2008 Hon'ble Justice Mr. N.Kumar Jhudge of High court of Karnataka
42 23/01/2009 Hon'ble Justice Shri.B.S.Patil Karnatak High Court
43 23/01/2009 Shri. Vishweshwar Hegde Hon'ble Minister for Primary and Adult Education. Karnatak
44 05/06/2009 Mr. Sanjay Patil Hon'ble MLA (Rural) Belagavi
45 06/06/2009 Shri. Abhay Patil Hon'ble MLA (South Belagavi)
46 06/06/2009 Shri. Gopal Jinagouda President, Bhartesh Educational Society, Belagavi
47 06/06/2009 Shri. Shankar Gouda Patil Hon'ble President of karnataka Forest Industrial Corporation
48 29/11/2009 Shri. A. S. Pachchapure Judge High Court of Karanataka
49 20/03/2010 Dr. D. H. Rao, M.E,M.S, Ph.D.( Canada) Director, Jain Group of Institutions.
50 20/03/2010 Mr. C. M. Shirol, (I.A.S) Reginol Commissioner, Belagavi division.
51 23/03/2010 Shri. Basavraj Bommai Hon'ble Minister for irrigation and incharge Minister for Belagavi
52 June 2010 Shri. Adrudhya Kadasiddeshwar Swamiji Shiddhagiri Math, Kaneri.
53 21/08/2010 Shri. Gurusiddha Mahaswamiji Karanjimath, Belagavi
54 28/08/2010 Shri. Mohanji Bhagwat Sarasanghchalak Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Nagpur
55 06/06/2010 Shri. Shankargouda Patil President, Karnataka Govt. Forest Dept
56 06/04/2011 Shri. Suresh Angadi MP, Belagavi
57 06/05/2011 Shri. A. S. Pachchapure Hon'ble High Court Judge, Banglore
58 06/06/2011 Dr.Prabhakar Kore Member of Rajya Sabha and President and Chancellor of KLE, Belagavi
59 16/07/2011 Shri. Paramanand Bharati Swamiji Banglore
60 11/04/2011 Shri. Satyanrayan Madhukar MD, Lambodhara Indistries, Dharwad
61 16/12/2011 Shri. Aravind Jatti President of Basav Samiti, Banglore
62 04/02/2012 Shri. H. H. Niranjan Jagadguru Shri Gurusiddharj Yogindra Mahaswamiji Moorsavir Math, Hubli
63 04/02/2012 Shri. M. S. Balakrishana Hon'ble District Judge, Belagavi
64 14/9/2012 Shri. Siddarama Maha Swamiji Naganur Rudrakshimath, Belagavi
65 15/9/2012 Shri. Y. R. Patil President, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Belagavi
66 16/9/2012 Shri. R. B. Boodihal Hon'ble District Judge, Belagavi
67 12/02/2012 Shri. Chandrashekar Shivacharya Mahaswamiji Guru Shanteshwar Mahasansthan, Hiremath, Hukkeri
68 12/02/2012 Dr. Basavraj Malashetti Director, Vachan Adhyayan Kendra, Belagavi
69 12/10/2013 Adv. A. G. Mulwadmath President, Bar Association, Belagavi
70 12/10/2013 Shri. A. R. Patil Member, karnataka state Bar Council,
71 12/10/2013 Shri. K. B. Naik Member, karnataka state Bar Council,
72 29/05/2015 Shri. Basavraj Mrutyunjaya Swamiji Kudalsangam
73 31/05/2015 Shri. Deepak Dhaduti International Space Technician
74 31/05/2015 Shri. S. Ravi Police Commissioner of Belagavi
75 31/05/2015 Shri. Pralhad Joshi MP and BJP State President
76 19/11/2016 Shri. Shashidhar Kurer Commissoner, City Corporation, Belagavi
77  Oct 2016 Shri. H. N. Ananthkumar Minister of Parlimentary affairs New Delhi
78 Dr. Tejiswini Ananthkumar
79 08/10/2016 Dr. S. M. Gangadharayya RCU
80 08/10/2016 H. H. Jiva Pandit Das Prabhuji ISKON
81 06/06/2016 Shri. Satish Jarkiholi Hon'ble Minister
82 26/2/2017 Shri. R. J. Satish Singh District Judge
83 26/2/2017 Shri. Mahantesh kavatagimath MLC, Benglore
84 22/10/2017 Smt. Rajashree Halagekar Chairperson Maratha Mandal Insitute
85 28/06/2018 Shri. Deepak V. Apte
86 17/7/2018 Shri. Ramchandran. R. CEO of Zilla Panchayat, Belagavi
87 28/11/2018 Dr. Vijay Sankeshwar Chairman, VRL Pvt. Ltd
88 12/07/2018 Shri. Ravikiran Kulkarni District Governor Rotary 3170
89 06/09/2019 Shri. Vishweshwar Hegade Kageri Hon.Speaker of Karnataka Legislative Assembly Bengaluru
90 26/09/2019 Shri. Pramodh Nataraj and group Disha Foundation, Bengaluru
91 10/10/2019 Antonio Plane Prolific Spanish writer, Spain
92 22/10/2019 Shri. Iranna Kadadi Ex-Chairman,
Zilla Panchayat, Belagavi.
92 04/11/2020 Shri. Atulji Jain General Secretary,
Deendayal Research Institute,
New Delhi
93 04/11/2020 Shri. Su Ramannaji Senior Prachark of RSS –Hubballi
94 28/11/2020 Shri. Ma. Ni. Pra. Shri. Shivalingeshwara Mahaswamiji Shri.Jagadguru Duradundeshwar Siddha Sansthan Math, Nidasosi, Belagavi
95 28/11/2020 Shri. Ma. Ni. Pra. Shri.Gurusiddha Mahaswamiji Shri.Karanji Math, Shivabasav Nagar, Belagavi.
96 28/11/2020 Smt. Sunita M. NImbaragi Range Forest officer, Belagavi
97 30/01/2021 Shri. Ravindraji R.S.S. Pracharak, Hubballi
98 20/02/2021 Shri. Suhas Kshirasagar Sanchalaka Dasbodh Study Circle, Pune