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Madhava Tirtha

Madhava Tirtha
Personal
Born
Vishnu Shastri
ReligionHinduism
OrderVedanta
PhilosophyDvaita Vedanta
Religious career
GuruMadhvacharya
PredecessorNarahari Tirtha
SuccessorAkshobya Tirtha

Madhava Tirtha was a Hindu philosopher, scholar and the 3rd pontiff of Madhvacharya Peetha. He was pontiff of the Matha from 1333-1350.[1]

Works

According to S. K. and Gurucarya, He wrote a commentary on Parasara Smriti called Parasara Madhwa-vijaya. He also made commentaries on Rigveda, Yajurveda and Samaveda. He also founded his own mutt which exists under the name Majjigenahalli Matha near Mulbagal.[2]

References

  1. ^ Sharma 2000, p. 228.
  2. ^ Sharma 2000, p. 229.

Bibliography

  • Rao, C. R. (1984). Srimat Uttaradi Mutt: Moola Maha Samsthana of Srimadjagadguru Madhvacharya.
  • Sharma, B. N. Krishnamurti (2000). A History of the Dvaita School of Vedānta and Its Literature, Vol 1. 3rd Edition. Motilal Banarsidass (2008 Reprint). ISBN 978-8120815759.