Swamigal graciously accepted an invitation from the king of Venkatagiri and visited the place on 24-4-1932. He was welcomed in the outskirts with great respect and affection by the prince and the citizens of Venkatagiri. Swamigal stayed at the Sankara mutt, newly constructed by Dharba Kalahasti Shastrigal. Sankara Jayanthi was celebrated that year at the mutt. The royal family of Venkatagiri performed pada puja and bikshavandanam for each day of his stay. Swamigal blessed the royal family, gifted them with shawls and prasad and left Venkatagiri on 11-5-1932.