Shri.P.Ayappan is the translator of Shri Samartha Sai Satcharitra which was originally written by Late Shri.Govind Raghunath Dabolkar alias Hemad Pant in Marathi and later on translated into English by Smt.Indra Kher, a doctorate in English from Oxford University into Tamil Language in Text & Audio in a DVD format. The DVD contains the Tamil Text of Sri Sai Satcharitra filled with Thiruppugazh words and phrases. The Author did not want to publish this in the book form. Hence, the same has been presented in Audio DVD format and is being distributed free of cost to interested Sai Devotees. The Author feels that while reading the text, on many occasions he had become very emotional and started reading them again and again and opines that Sai Devotees would also feel the same when they hear them. This book is large in size having about 900 pages running to 53 chapters.
Shri.P.Ayappan was born in Ariyanayagapuram town in Thuthukkudi District of Tamil Nadu on 11th June 1943 to Late Sri. Pitchiah and Smt.Eswari Ammal. He has completed Master of Science from Mumbai University. He is an expert in Radiation Safety and Dosimetry and had a large stint with Baba Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai as Scientific Officer before being retired from Service.
He learnt Thiruppugazh Songs under the able guidance of his Spiritual Guruji Shri.A.S.Raghavan from the year 1980.
He is married to Smt.Thayammal and has two Daughters, both of them are married and well settled.
At present he is living in his West Thambaram Residence in Chennai along with his wife Smt.Thayammal and leading a peaceful life.
The Author’s contact details are mentioned below for the benefit of Sai Devotees:
(Source: As per the information provided by Shri.C.Sai Ganesh, Chennai )