Vedanta Desika - Tamil Poet
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.
Place :Thuppul, Tirutthankaa, Kanchipuram
Original Name Name:Venkatanatha
PhilosophyPhilosophy: Ramanuja's Vishistadvaita
Guru : Sri Kidambi Appullar
Avathar Conclusion Conclusion:1369 CE
Father: Ananta Suri
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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: 120+ Texts
Available works: 89 Books
Number of work
04 Codified religious rites and practices
05 Narrative poems
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
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