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Vedanta Desika - Tamil Poet

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About Vedanta Desika

Vedanta Desika was the most brilliant Guru of Sri Vaishnavism in the post-Ramanuja period. He was a Mathematician, Devotee, Philosopher, Logician, Poet and Master of Acharyas (Desikan). He was the disciple of Kidambi Appullar, also known as Swami Vedanta Desika is considered to be an avatar of the divine bell of Lord Venkateswara of Tirumalai.

Vishistaadvaita Vedanta is a philosophical and theological school. This is as an independent school connected to Ramanujacharya. Aathreya Ramanujachariar was a master-disciple that began with Ramanuja. Vedanta Desika was the disciple of Aathreya Ramanujachariar. Desika is a Sanskrit word which means “Acharya” or Teacher.

Avathar:1268 CE

Star: Shravana

Place :Thuppul, Tirutthankaa, Kanchipuram

Original Name Name:Venkatanatha

PhilosophyPhilosophy: Ramanuja's Vishistadvaita

Guru : Sri Kidambi Appullar

Avathar Conclusion Conclusion:1369 CE

Father: Ananta Suri

Mother: Totharammaal

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Age of 7 : Kidambi Appullar accepted his as disciple. Acquired skill Arts, sciences scriptures.

Age of 20 : Mastered P oetry, Logic, Linguistics, Science, Art and Mathematics.

Literary Work

Literary work: 120+ Texts

Available works: 89 Books

Number of work

  • 01 Drama

  • 04 Codified religious rites and practices

  • 05 Narrative poems

  • 10 Commentaries

  • 11 Philosophical treatises

  • 13 Arts and sciences

  • 24 Devotional poems and treatises in Tamil

  • 28 Devotional poems in Sanskrit

  • 32 Esoteric texts

Type of Work


Kavya granthas: Poetry

Nataka granthas: Drama

Sthotra granthas: Hymn

Rahasya granthas: Esoteric

Vedantha granthas: Manuscript

Vyakyana granthas: Commentaries

Anushtana granthas: Ritual

Famous Mathematical Work - Knight's Tour Solution

Vendant Deskia Knights Tour 1.bmp
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