Shri Sitaram Guruji of Pune (Shree Prakashanandanathji) was born at Pandavwadi Tal –Wai Dist – Satara M.S. on 8th Jan 1866. In 1881 Shri Sitaram Guruji married Shri Venutai Vasudev Bhide. They had two daughters, Sundaratai and Awaditai & two sons Ananta and Narayan. Furthermore, Ananta had four sons – Govinda, Vighnanash, Nagnath and Ramkrishna.
Shri Sitaram Guruji was the passed on the Gurugadi from his Guru Acchyutanandji and was a great personality of his time. He was a close friend of Akal Kot Baba and when Shridi Sai baba was returning after a long absence, he was troubled by his awakened Kundalini. He was advised to seek Shri Sitaram Guruji and learn the techniques of kundalini yoga to control his Kundalini energy!
Shree Sitaram Guruji suffered from TB & he was protected by his Guru Shri Acchyutanand Guruji through Parthiv Puja Anushthan. In 1882, Shri Sitaramguruji received his Purnabhishek. At the time, Guruji was serving as a School teacher in the Deccan Education Society’s School. He graduated in Law and was appointed Chief Justice in Manasa State, Gujarat, by the then King of Manasa state. Later the King actually became a disciple of Shri Sitaramguruji himself.
Guruji revived the Divine tradition of Sri Vidya in Gujarat. After resigning from the position of Chief Justice, Shri Sitaram Guruji relocated to in Gujarat. During this time, many people were blessed with Diksha in Gujarat. Although being an Advocate Judge he had complete mastery over Sanskrit.
Shri Sitaram Guruji was very famous and celebrated in Maharashtra for his Siddhis.