Sri Satyanatha Theertharu
Sri Satyanatha Theertha took Ashrama from Sri Satyanidhi Theertha. He comes in the lineage of Uttaradhi mutt.
Poorvashrama Name : Sri Narasimhacharya
Ashrama Guru : Sri Satyanidhi Theertha
Ashrama Shishya : Sri Satyabhinava Theertha
Aradhana : Margashira Shudha ekadashi
Vrundavana : Veeracholapura in Tamilnadu
Period : 1647-1673
Sri Narasimhacharya was born to Rukminibai & Krishnacharya. He got sanyasa ashrama from Sri Satyanatha Theertha two times, one as Ranganatha Yathi and other time as Sri Satyanatha Theertha and became head of Uttaradhi mutt. He was a fiery and prolific writer. He was contemporary of Sri Lakshminarayana Theertha of Sri Vyasaraja mutt. In his works, he is stated to have refuted Appayya Dixit’s criticism of Madhwa Siddhanta. Sri Satyanatha Theertha possessed many mystic powers. Just between Sangli and Miraj he created two wells by his Danda wherein if debtors and the deceased take bath, would be free from their debts and diseases.
He has written many Grantha’s, some of them are;
There are two big kavyas which describe in detail the life history of Sri Satyanatha Theertha. They are ‘Satyanathabhyudaya’ and ‘Satyanatha Vijaya’.
Sri Satyanatha Theertha gave Ashrama to Kesavacharya, named him as Sri Satyabhinava Theertha and handed over the Peeta. He entered Vrundavana in Veeracholapura.
ಸತ್ಯನಾಥಗುರುಃ ಪಾತು ಯೋ ಧೀರೋ ನವಚಂದ್ರಿಕಾಂ
ನವಾಮೃತ ಗದಾತೀರ್ಥ ತಾಂಡವಾನಿ ವ್ಯಚೀಕ್ಲೃಪತ್
సత్యనాథగురుః పాతు యో ధీరో నవచంద్రికాం
నవామృత గదాతీర్థ తాండవాని వ్యచీక్లృపత్
satyanAthaguruH pAtu yO dhIrO navacaMdrikAM
navAmRuta gadAtIrtha tAMDavAni vyacIklRupat
Source: Uttaradhi mutt sampradaya paddathi, Guru Parampare by Krishna Kolhar Kulkarni, and other sources etc.