Sri Vidya Payonidhi Theertharu
Sri Vidya Payonidhi Theertha took Ashrama from Sri Vidya Prasanna Theertha and is Thirty Eighth saint from Madhwacharya. Below is his brief introduction.
Period – 1969-1997
Poorvashrama Name – Poornabhodacharya
Ashrama guru – Sri Vidya Prasanna Theertha
Ashrama Shishya – Sri Vidya Vachaspati Theertha
Aradhana – Bhadrapada Bahula Dashami
Vrundavana Place – Tirumakoodalu
He took guroopadesha during Upanayana from Sri Vidya Varidhi Theertha. He did vedadhyayana and was doing pourohitya in Poorvashrama. He celebrated Sri Vyasaraja’s pancha shatamanotsava in many places. Mutt’s official publication ‘Tatva Chandrika’ started during his time. He started gurukulas in various places like Bangalore, Srirangam etc.
After handing over mahasamsthana to Sri Vidya Vachaspati Theertha, he entered Vrundavana at Tirumakoodalu.
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