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Vishishtadvaita Vedanta

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Documentary: Sri Ramanuja

Here is a very informative documentary on the life and teachings of the main exponent of the Vishisthadvaita Vedantic philosophy, Sri Ramanujacharya.  

External Article: Complete Biography on Ramanuja: is the last of the titans after Shankaracharya and Udayana

By Arvind Kumar – Complete Biography on Ramanuja: is the last of the titans after Shankaracharya and Udayana (http://www.preservearticles.com/2011100414569/complete-biography-on-ramanuja-is-the-last-of-the-titans-after-shankaracharya-and-udayana.html) Ramanuja (traditional dates 1017-1137, according to Romila Thapar) is the last of the titans after Shankaracharya and Udayana who occupied the centre stage of Indian philosophical and religious thought in the medieval age. Born at Tirupati … Continue reading

The life of Ramanujacharya

Ramanujacharya, the main exponent of Vishishtadvaita philosophy was born in Tamil Nadu in a small village of Sri Perumbudur, formerly known as Bhutapuri to a Vadama Brahmin family. There is conflicting evidence whilst establishing the precise years of Ramanuja’s life, however the popular belief held by western academia is between 1017 A.D to 1137 A.D, … Continue reading

The concept of God according to Vishishtadvaita Vedanta of Sri Ramanuja

According to Vishishtadvaita, Brahman is equated to Sri Visnu, ‘the all-pervading Supreme Being, who is the overlord of all sentient and non-sentient entities, who reposes on the primordial Shesh [the serpent of Sri Visnu], who is pure and infinite and in whom abound blissful perfections’.[1] In contrast to Shankara who claims Brahman to be impersonal, … Continue reading

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