Sri S V Radhakrishna Sastri was a Learned Scholar in Ayurveda, Tantra, Vedanta, Meemamsa and Dharma Sastras and a Distinguished Personality in Vedas, Tarka, Advaita & Sanskrit. Born in Simizhi Village, 12 Kms from Tiruvavur, in Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu State, India, to Sri K.Venkatarama Sastri and Smt Sankari on 30th September 1923, He Hails from a Renowned Family of Vedic and Sanskrit Scholars.
He along with His Brothers Sri S V Balakrishna Sastri, Sri V Swaminatha Athreya and Sri S V Santhanaraman, Studied Sastras in the Traditional Manner under Their Father and Guru Simizhi Sri K Venkatarama Sastri. All the Four Brothers Attained High Proficiency in Sastras and Are Highly Devoted to Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt. Their Holiness, Sri Periyavas of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt and the Mutt Circle Call Him Dr Svr.