Srī Chitrāpur Math Charitable Trust [SCMC Trust] is a public Charitable Trust. In furtherance of its objectives, the Trust is engaged in the following public charitable activity:


Shrī Chitrāpur Math has in its possession, very rare and historically important sculptures, artefacts, palm leaf records, books and literature dating from 300 BC to 1800 AD.

With a view to making them accessible to the general public, SCMC Trust established a Museum in Chitrāpur to house and exhibit these priceless treasures. The Museum was inaugurated by Parama Pujya Sadyojāt Shaṅkarāshram Swamiji on 29th December 2008.

The Srī Chitrāpur Math Charitable Trust is registered under the Indian Income Tax Act 1961 and has obtained recognition under Section 80G of the Act. Donors to the Trust can claim tax exemption of 50% of the amount donated, from their gross total income (subject to certain ceilings).

The Trust has received approval to accept donations in Foreign Currency under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act-1976 (FCRA).

Persons desirous of making donations to the Trust may please get in touch with our Donor Facilitation Cell at 

For any queries send your mail to the Manager, Srī Chitrāpur Math, Uttara Kannada, Shirali - 581 354.