1. How to participate/help in the likhita kaimkaryam?
The likhita kaimkarya ghoshti is a team of volunteer devotees who are working professionals in their chosen fields and who have teamed together for the sole purpose of nishkamya kaimkaryam to BhagavAn and His devotees by assisting SrI V.Sadagopan Swami in his untiring efforts to bring to light the treasure of poorvAchArya granthams and SrI sookthis to all devotees.
Participation in this kaimkaryam is on voluntary basis and quite welcome. If a devotee is skilled in drawing, Flash and Multimedia technologies, Web Design, Sound editing, Microsoft Publisher application or well-versed in writing and editing Sanskrit/Tamil text, you can send a brief bio-data indicating your line of interest and area of expertise to
. All that we require of the volunteer is a whole hearted commitment of time and energy towards the kaimkaryam as a service to BhagavAn and AchAryan. While sending the bio-data please indicate the place of your current residence as well as the length of free time that you can devote towards the kaimkaryam (i.e) whether two hours a day, only weekends etc.
Apart from this, you can also contribute photos (with good resolution of atleast 300 dpi) of divya dampathis, divya desams, utsavams etc to
. Please note that these photos will be for public sharing and will be royalty-free. Your contributions will be duly acknowledged and credits given in the respective eBooks where ever they are used. Also if you have any out-of-print, old, SrIVaishNava granthams or stotra paatams that you are willing to share for free with the aastikaas, you can write to the webmaster about the title and content of these books and a decision can be made whether to include the title or not.
If you cannot spare the time, there is another way that you can still participate in the kaimkaryam. You can sponsor any one of the Ebooks website: sundarasimham.org. ahobilavalli.org or srihayagrivan.org. Since these are non-profit, non-commercial websites, we cannot run any advertisements but the sponsors will be acknowledged in the individual websites. If you are interested in this option please write to
Information on current volunteers can be found in the 'About' section of this website.
2. Is there a download fee for the eBooks?
The eBooks are for FREE distribution and hence can be downloaded and saved to your local drives without any fee. If you would still like to make a monetary contribution, you can choose one of the options available at the following website and make the payment. The proceeds will directly go to Sri Ahobila Matam.
3. How to read the eBooks?
The eBooks are PDF documents. They can be read by using Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is a FREE downloadable software available at :http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
4. What fonts are used for Tamil and Sanskrit verses?
Mylai-SrI (True Type) and Latha (Unicode) fonts are used for Tamil texts. Mylai-SrI can be downloaded from :http://www.indiadirect.com/fonts/index.html. Latha font comes default with all Windows based computers.
Sanskrit 99 (True Type) font is used for Sanskrit texts. This font can be downloaded from: http://www.omkarananda-ashram.org/Sanskrit/itranslator99.htm.
NOTE: You do NOT have to download these fonts to be able to read the PDF version of eBooks as these come with embedded fonts.
5.Where can I find details of various kaimkaryams undertaken by Sri V Sadagopan Swami?
We will be updating the details of new kaimkaryam in the What's New section of this website. Please keep a watch on this page to keep track of the new kaimkaryams undertaken by Sri V Sadagopan Swami.