Aralumallige Parthasarathy

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Aralumallige Parthsarathy (born 22 March 1948 in Bangalore, India) is an international scholar and expert in the field of Dasa Sahitya, which preaches the values and culture of the historic Bhakthi movement, practiced through the centuries in the Haridasa Sahitya and taking its lineage from Madhwacharya. He is the author of 52 books and 35 audio CDs, has undertaken international lecture tours, and is the recipient of many national and international awards.

Life and work[edit]

Aralumallige Parthasarathy was born in Aralumallige village in Bangalore district on 22 March 1948, and lives in Bangalore. He is a retired Lecturer from MES College in Bangalore.

Aralumallige Parthasarathy has authored several books on Dasasahitya, Vishnusahasranama, spirituality, culture, literature and management. His works include many audio CDs on the scriptures of Dasa Sahitya, Bhagavatha, Bhagavad Gita and Ramayana. He produces writings and gives lectures on Dasa Sahitya, Bhagavatha, Vishnu Sahasranama, Indian heritage, Indian culture, and Indian values. He has delivered more than 4,000 lectures. His Vishnu Sahasranama movement, for which he is the founder has become very popular in different countries. He has delivered 308 Bhagavatha Saptaha programs in English and Kannada language in different countries.

Dr. Aralumallige is the chairman of Vishnusahasranama Trust India (self promoted/ proclaimed). He is also the chairman of Haridaasa Academy Karnataka (self promoted). He was the honorary member of Karnataka Sahithya Academy, Government of Karnataka (no authentication). A street in Girinagar, Bangalore has been named after him.

Lecture tours[edit]

Dr. Partahsarathy has extensively toured in India and abroad, delivering lectures on Dasa Sahitya, Ramayana, Bhagavath Geetha, Vishnusahasranama, Bhakthi Bhagavatha, Sundarakanda, Shiva Panchakshari Mantra, Rudram and Chamakam, Personality Development, Values and Meditation, and similar topics. His has delivered lectures across the United States of America and visited Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore/Hong Kong and Gulf countries.

Books[edit]

  • Vishnusahasra Nama (English)
  • Vishnusahasra Nama (Kannada)
  • Haridasara 10000 Haadugalu (2000 pages Megabook)
  • Jagannatha Dasa Samputa
  • Purandaradasara Saaviraaru Hadugalu
  • Purandaradasara Janapriya Keerthanaigalu
  • Kanakadasara Janapriya Keerthanaigalu
  • Haridasara 101 Apporva Suladigalu
  • Haridasa Ugabhoga Samputa
  • Maanava Janma Thoddadu (500 pages felicitation volume)
  • Eesabeku iddu Jaisabeku (400 pages felicitation volume)
  • Vijadasa Namana
  • Haridasaru kanda Sri Krishna
  • Aralumallige Amrutha Nudigalu
  • Haridasara 4500 Hadugalu
  • Vadiraja Samputa
  • Sripadaraja Samputa
  • Vyasaraja Samputa
  • Haridasa Jhenkara Tarangin
  • Purandara Samputa-I
  • Purandara Samputa-II
  • DasaSahitya Vaibahva
  • Janapriya Bhajana Samputa
  • Ranga Vittala
  • Dasa Sahitya Vahini
  • Siri Krishna
  • Vaikuntha Varnane
  • Madhwacharyaru
  • Samskruti Purusharu
  • Kalaa Tapaswi
  • Prachalita
  • Prakatita
  • Vinyaasa
  • Kriti Vimarshe
  • Sarvamoola
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Hoovu Haavu Theertha
  • Yathikula Chakravarthy Vignana Nidhi Theertharu
  • Dasa Sahithya Sahara (1000 pages felicitation volume)
  • Mahatthagi Chinthisu - bruhatthagi saadhisu - biography
  • Simple secrets of Super success

Audio CDs and Cassettes[edit]

  • Bhagavadgeetha
  • Bhagavatha
  • Raamayana
  • Bhagavadgeetha
  • GuruRaghavendra Namana
  • Vadiraja Namana
  • KanakaDasa Namana
  • VijayaDasa Namana
  • UgaBhogagalu
  • Thulasi Mahatme
  • Gayathri Mahatme
  • Purandara Namana
  • Powerful Personality Development
  • Values and Meditation: Secrets of Super Success
  • Vishnusahasranama (English)
  • Vishnusahasranama (Kannada)

Awards and honours[edit]

He has been awarded the Karnataka government Rajyothsava Award in the year 1999.

Titles conferred[edit]

  • Karnataka Rajyothsava Prashasthi - Karnataka Government, November 1999
  • Vidya Vaachaspathi - Sripdaraja Mutt
  • Daasasahithya Pradyumna - New York Kannada Koota
  • Sahithya Samshodhana Vaachaspathi - Sri Vyasaraj Mutt
  • Daasa Sahithya Dhureena - Sri Uttaradi Mutt Swamiji
  • Daasa Sahithya Rathnakara - Vishwa Madhwa Sangha, USA
  • Haridaasa Sahitya Chaktravarthy - VMS Washington DC
  • Daasa Sahithya Prachara Praveena - Kannada Institute of America - Michigan, USA
  • Daasa Sahithya Choodamani - Thekkatte Naagaveniyamma Trust
  • Haridasa Sahithya Bhaskara - Akhila Karnataka Dasasahithya Academy
  • Sri Krishnanuugraha Prashati - Paryaya Sri Sode Mutt Swameeji
  • State Award - Karnataka State Social Welfare and Cultural Society, 1992
  • Haridasa Sahithya Bhushana - Udupi Pejawar Swameeji
  • Haridasa Sahithya Nalina Chandrika - All India Dwaitha Philosophy Conference
  • Karnataka Bhakthi Samrat - Cauveri Kannada Koota, Washington DC
  • Haridaasa Kulabhooshana - Mantralaya Sri Raghavendira Swamy Mutt
  • Karnataka Vidyanidhi - Qutar Kannada Sangha

See also[edit]