Sandhananda Swamigal of Puthkkottai was born in a Brahmin family in a village near Madurai under the blessings of Mayandi Swamigal. When he was studying in a school, Mayandi Swamigal again visited his house and asked him to join a Veda Padasala. Accordingly he learnt Vedas in Karaikudi. He joined national movement for freedom under the leadership of Gandhiji, and he was imprisoned.
After his release he went straight to Meenakshi Temple where he saw Mayandi Swamigal in meditation. Mayandi Swamigal initiated him to do japam. After visiting many places in India, he finally came to Senthamangalam near Salem and took sanyasa from Swayam Prakasha Brahmendra Saraswathy Swamigal with the name Sathguru Sandhananda Swamigal. Under the orders of his guru he settled in Puthukkottai, built Bhuvaneswari Temple, conducted many yagas, and developed Puthukkottai and Senthamangalam as great religious places.
He conducted a big Sudharsana Homam for 112 days for world peace and prosperity in Skandashraman at Thambaram in Chennai.
He attained Jeevan mukthi on 27.05.2002 , and his Samadhi Koil is in Salem Skandasramam.