Sri Satagopan swamy was born to Sri. Jegannatha Ayyangar and Smt Andalammal on the 21st day of purattasi month Sri Muka year (on 6.10.1939) at Nanguneri in Tirunelveli distict. Auspiciously, he was born during the 5th day of kanni punarvasu utsavam when the Jeeyar swamy in vaanamaamalai temple was chanting "Poliga, Poliga, Poliga" along with the ghoshti of srivaisnavas. Srimath Paramahamsetyaati Mathurakavi swamy (26th pattam) is his maternal grand father. Sri swamy had his pancha samskara by the Srimath Paramahamseyaati Satagopa ramanuja jeeyar (27th pattam).
He learnt 4000 divya prabandham from his another maternal grandfather Sri Gopala Ayyangar. He started his grandhanvayam from 27th pattam jeeyar. He learnt Tharka(logic), Vyakarana (grammar), Meemamsa, sahitya, vedantha and Bagavath vishaya in the patasalas in Vaanamaamalai, Mannaargudi and Sri rangam. He also learnt under the graceful blessings of PB Annangarachariyar swami.
He had understood ubhaya vedantha (samskrita as well as draavida) in a very detailed manner. He was well known for his indepth knowledge in sastras.
His works are:
- Deivanayaga suprabaatha stotram.
- Meaning for Kanninun chiruthaambu.
He was presented an award for his discourse in sanskrit on "The philosophy of Meemaamsa Sastra" in a seminar of scholars presided over by Sri Sankar Dayal Sharma, Former President of India in Tirupati.
He was highly praised for his discourses in Vaanamaamali Mutt vidwat sadas and Thirukkurungudi Peraruralar Jeeyar Mutt on the occassion of the 1000th year appearance festival of Periya Nambigal swami. He had also delivered lectures in Alwarthirunagari Maran kalai kappagam, Thirukoviloor Emperumaanaar Jeeyar Mutt, Thirukkurayaloor Thirumangai mannan Samprokshanam, Thiru Narayanapuram etc.