Sri Vidya Rathnakara Theertharu
Sri Vidya Rathnakara Theertha took Ashrama from Sri Vidya Samudra Theertha and is Thirty Fifth saint from Madhwacharya. Below is his brief introduction.
Period – 1902-1915
Poorvashrama Name – Ahobalacharya
Ashrama guru – Sri Vidya Samudra Theertha
Ashrama Shishya – Sri Vidya Varidhi Theertha
Aradhana – Vaishakha Bahula Navami
Vrundavana Place – Sosale
He was a great scholar. He was called as Shastra pravachana nidhi, sakalakalaa bhaskara. Sripadaraja matha’s Hariyappachar was showing great regard to swamiji and used to call him as heavenly relative. During his time only in Bangalore, ‘Sri Maddashapramathi darshana prakashini’ sabha was stared. In 1913 that sabha became very famous and created records. He was well expertise in Sanskrit as well as Kannada. He wrote following works in Sanskrit;
Sri Madhwa Vijaya sarasangraha
Sri Vedavyasa Stotra
Sri Hari Guru Mangalashtaka
Vyasaraja yatheesha charitre
He also wrote many songs in Kannada like Sri Vyasaraja and Sri Vidyakanta Theertha.
After handing over mahasamsthana to Sri Vidya Varidhi Theertha, he entered Vrundavana at Sosale.
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vidyAratnAkaraguruH sannidhattAM sadA hRudi