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Ramanuja and Sri Vaisnavism

Ramanuja and Sri Vaisnavism

Posted by on Jul 18, 2013 in Ramanuja Acarya | 0 comments

Ramanuja Acarya (1017-1137 A.D.) Page 1–Ramanuja and Sri Vaisnavism Note: In India there are many schools of Vaisnavism, and they are generally named after the particular founder that initially propounded them. Consequently, there is the Vaisnavism styled after Madhva, Nimbarka, Vallabha, Caitanya, Ramananda, Jayadeva, J–anesvara, and so on. Each of these...

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Vadakalai/Tenkalai Doctrinal Differences

Posted by on Jun 16, 2013 in Ramanuja Acarya | 0 comments

Ramanuja Acarya (1017-1137 A.D.) Page 4 – Vadakalai/Tenkalai Doctrinal Differences The divisions that developed within the Sri Vaisnava community in the centuries after Ramanuja are the result of doctrinal differences, the roots of which, can be traced back to the time of the Alvars and the acaryas. The actual split into two schools, the Vadakalai...

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Sri Vaisnavism after Ramanuja

Sri Vaisnavism after Ramanuja

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Ramanuja Acarya | 0 comments

Ramanuja Acarya (1017-1137 A.D.) Page 3 – Sri Vaisnavism after Ramanuja As long as Ramanuja was alive, Sri Vaisnavas attached equal importance to both the Sanskrit and Tamil sides of their tradition. They stayed together as one group following the beliefs and practices of the acaryas and the Alvars. After Ramanuja however, certain teachers tended to...

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Writings and Visistadvaita

Writings and Visistadvaita

Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in Ramanuja Acarya | 0 comments

Ramanuja Acarya (1017-1137 A.D.) Page 2 – Writings and Visistadvaita During his lifetime Ramanuja wrote relatively few works compared to Sankara or Madhva, but what he did write had a major impact on the development of Vaisnavism in India. In fact Ramanuja has left us with nine works: Sri-bhasya,Vedanta-dipa, Vedanta-sŒra, Vedanta-samgraha, three...

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