Sri Vidyapoorna Theertharu
Sri Vidyapoorna Theertha took Ashrama from Sri Vidyanidhi Theertha and is Thirtieth saint from Madhwacharya. Below is his brief introduction.
Period – 1824-1874
Poorvashrama Name – Sri Venkata Narasimhacharya
Ashrama guru – Sri Vidyanidhi Theertha
Ashrama Shishya – Sri Vidya SriSindhu Theertha
Aradhana – Sravana Shudha Shashti
Vrundavana Place – Sosale
Sri Vidyapoorna Theertha ruled the mahasamsthana for 50 years. After Sri Vyasaraja & Sheshachandrikacharya he is the only saint to rule the mahasamsthana for 50 years and more. He was Poorvashrama son of Sri Vidyakanta Theertha. Mysore king Mummudi Krishna Raja Wodeyar shown high respect towards him. The king was saying like ‘Swamy means Vidyapoorna theertharu’.
After handing over mahasamsthana to Sri Vidya SriSindhu Theertha, he entered Vrundavana at Sosale.
విద్యాపూర్ణాయగురవే నమః సర్వేష్టహేతవే
ವಿದ್ಯಾಪೂರ್ಣಾಯಗುರವೇ ನಮಃ ಸರ್ವೇಷ್ಟಹೇತವೇ
vidyApUrNAyaguravE namaH sarvEShTahEtavE