In a rare opportunity that only a handful of people across the world get, Grandmaster Acharya Raghu met with the celebrated 31st Abbott of Shaolin, Shi Yongxin, in the heart of Shaolin Temple on 12th July 2018. Acharya Raghu presented his work ‘Bodhidharma Retold’ to the Shaolin Abbott and received his blessings and appreciation. The revered monk expressed his agreement with the core essence of the research that pointed towards the historical existence of Bodhidharma.
At Bodhidharma Temple on Mt. Song
Bodhidharma Had Roots in Andhra
October 12, 2017
Bodhidharma, the founder of Chan (Zen) in China has deep roots in Andhra Pradesh and belongs to early Pallava dynasty from Srisailam region, claimed Professor T Raghu, author
Bodhidharma portrayal wrong in film
November 14, 2011
The founder of Sailum Zen Monastery in Bangalore, Babu T. Raghu disputes the ‘historical' account on ‘Bodhidharma' in the movie and terms it as ‘completely erroneous'.
On the Thai PBS Channel
May 23, 2018
A Documentary on Bodhidharma by a team from the Thai PBS Channel. Elaborate inputs from Acharya Raghu and team.
Book Release of Bodhidharma Retold
October 10, 2017
Release of the book 'Bodhidharma Retold', through the hands of Hon. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri. Chandrababu Naidu.
Press Conference after Book Release
October 11, 2017
Press Conference in Vijaywada after Book Release
Interview with TV9
Interview of Acharya Raghu and his students with TV9 regarding adventure sports, mountaineering, and Hatha Yoga practices in the mountains.
Interview with ABN
Acharya Raghu's Interview with ABN in 2011 regarding the movie '7th Sense' and how the character of Bodhidharma was wrongly portrayed