The Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala, Padmabhushana Dr. Veerendra Heggade is a visionary who has successfully channeled the immense power of Dharmasthala into activities for public good. Displaying on outlook that is thoroughly modern, he retains a reverence for our ancient culture and blends these into a unique amalgam that produces amazing results.
As the Heggade of Dharmasthala, Dr. Heggade’s responsibility centers around the maintenance of Dharmasthals’s unique essence. He has, however, also taken upon himself the task of creating a better society through many Trusts and institutions that he heads. Acting as the guiding sprit, Sri Heggade, despite his multifarious responsibilities, manages to involve himself deeply in every aspect of Dharmasthals’s wide ranging activities.