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Krishnan Lakshmin

Krishnan Lakshmin (1968-2021) We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Krishnan Lakshmin. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

     We are sorry to inform that Jaya Krishnan Lakshmin passed away on June 24, 2021 at the age of 53, due to sudden cardiac arrest.   Jaya Krishnan is survived by his wife, Anuradha; his daughters, Dvaita and Pajaka; his brothers, JayaRaghavendran, JayaVasudevan, Jayasridhar, JayaSatyaDhyana; and his sisters JayaParimala, Jayasri, and JayaSudha.  JayaKrishnan was born in Villupuram, Tamilnadu, India to Sri J.L.N. Acharya...  see more
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  • Chandrashekara Sastry
    When I met Jaya Krishnaji for first time more than decade ago, he appeared to be one among us, an IT professional, family focused man etc. One thing which stood out was his pleasing, yet simple personality and was contagious. As I interacted with him...  more
  • Ravi Sathish
    Dear Anu and Family
    Extremely shocked by JK's sad demise. JK was a great friend and a pillar of strength for wider KKSSD community. Deep condolences to you and rest of the family.
    Madhavi and Ravi
  • C. M. Venkatachalam
    Dear Smt Anuradha, Dvaitha and Pajaka
    I am shocked and saddened that my friend Jayakrishnan is no more. I myself cannot handle this news. So how can I console you all – for you this is a huge personal loss. I remember evry interection I had with him....  more
  • Kay Yes
    Deeply saddened about our dear friend Krishnan's untimely passing. Mr. Krishnan was one of few people I became friends with after coming to San Diego. I would frequently meet him in Tamil Sangam and Kannada Sangha events. I acted in a Tamil Comedy play...  more
    Dear Anu, Dvaitha and Pajaka,

    We are deeply saddened to hear of your irreplaceable loss. Our heartfelt thoughts are with you all. We pray to God to give Nargadhi to the gentle Athma. Our prayers to give you strength and guidance to cope with this...  more
  • Karthi Sampath
  • Suresh Krishnamurthy
    We are all in great loss and shock with the untimely demise of Sri Jaya Krishna.

    I came across this great personality at Carlsbad Dasara Aradhane, while accompanying the fellow artists. From there on, I was always touched by his care, compassion and...  more
  • Shyam Sundar
    I am still at a loss for words. It has been a great privilege working with Krishnan in San Diego Tamil Sangam and other community events. We will always remember him for his kindness, sense of humor, and the calm/casual manner with with he deals with...  more
  • Geeta Shreedar
    This is a tragedy for us all. Dear Anu, Dwaita and Pajaka, our deepest condolences to you all on this great loss from me and all my students. We very fondly remember our participation in the Purandara Dasa Aradhana every year and how meticulously...  more
  • Ravi Soordelu
    This was so shocking for all of us.
    Words may not suffice the heartfelt sorrow that we feel for the passing of Shri Jayakrishna. Please accept our condolences.

    Annapoorna and Ravi Soordelu
  • Umesh Kumar
    We are very sad and shocked to hear the news. His caring and meaningful service will live on and keep him in our memory. May his soul rest in peace. Anu and family: Please accept our deep condolences.

    Umesh and Sudha
  • tvsrini12
    We are very saddened to hear about the untimely passing of our dear friend Krish Lakshmin. We have known Krish and his family for more than 15 years and always admired his energy and selfless service to the San Diego community. He was a tireless...  more
  • Kodandapani Ramadurgam
    Dear Anu, Dwaita & Pajaka,
    We are extremely saddened to hear about the passing away of Jayakrishna. He has been such an inspiration and wonderful soul. We fondly remember all his lively interactions especially with kids in drama, Purandaradasa...  more
  • Rajeev Joshi
  • Ram Seshan
    Deeply saddened by the news.

    Absolutely a wonderful individual. A Gem who worked for GIA! A fitting carrier for him. Know him for many years and interacted with him on many fronts like Tamil Sangam & Kaalam Maarinal Tamil play. No matter where...  more
  • Dear Anu, Dvaita, and Pajaka,

    We are deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Krishnan Lakshmin. We are so sorry to hear your loss. Words can’t express our feeling as we mourn with you during this difficult time. Krishnan, a longtime San Diego...  more
  • Jay Haripriyan
    Dear Anu, Dvaita, Pajaka, Prayers so you’re given the strength to cope with your loss. I’ve had the honor to have talked to Krish on one occasion re MCing for the event you all ran year over year. I’ve heard from every one in the community about...  more
  • Chitra Hemanth
  • Jyothi Katti
  • Deepa Kulkarni
  • This is so shocking for us.
    We have known Sri. Jayakrishnan and family for more than 15 years.
    He was such an inspiration to the entire community.
    His dedication towards conducting the annual Purandara Daasa Araadhana is unparalleled.
    We share countless...  more
  • Sushma Natarajan
    Dearest Anu, Dvaita and Pajaka - We are very saddened to hear of your loss. My family’s hearts are with you and your family.

    Krishnan was a gem of a person. Always so giving. I met him first during the SDTS play that we performed together. I remember...  more
  • Shri Shrivas
    Krishnan will be dearly missed by us all. Please find the flyer below for the memorial services that will be held on June 30th in Vista. You can join remotely (via Zoom) or be able to pay your last respects in person.
  • Sam Acharya
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      Vandana Mahesh We are shocked and saddened to hear about the sudden demise of Sri. Krishnan Lakshmin. We recall pleasant memories of our interactions with him and family over many years in San Diego. He was a humble, kind and cheerful human being who spread...  more
      • June 30, 2021