Pejavara

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Pejavara
village
Pejavara is located in Karnataka
Pejavara
Pejavara
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°57′21″N 74°50′55″E / 12.9559°N 74.8486°E / 12.9559; 74.8486Coordinates: 12°57′21″N 74°50′55″E / 12.9559°N 74.8486°E / 12.9559; 74.8486
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Dakshina Kannada
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pejavara (Tulu:ಪೇಜಾವರ )is a village located in the Mangalore taluk of Dakshina Kannada, formerly known as South Canara or South Kanara, district of Karnataka, India. It houses one of the eight ashta mathas established by Madhvacharya, the great Tatvavadha philosopher. It also houses a branch of the Krishnapura matha, another of the ashta mathas founded by Madhvacharya. Pejavara is very close to the Thokur railway station on the Mumbai-Mangalore Konkan railway route.

Pejavara Adhokshaja Mut has gained a great deal of fame throughout India and the world, for a great propagation of Madhwa's philosophy, and upholding the truth of Hari's supremacy.

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