Vishnu Tirtha

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Vishnu Tirtha
Born Subhaktimana
Pājaka, Udupi, Karnataka, India
Philosophy Tattvavāda

Vishnu Tirtha (Subhaktimana) was a scholar of the Dvaita school of Vedanta philosophy[1] and the founder of the monasteries at Sodhe and Subramanya.[2][3] He left his home after his parents died to join the order of Brahma Sampradaya. He was initiated into the order by his older brother Madhvacharya (1238–1317 CE), the founder of the Dvaita school.[3] Subhaktimana was rechristened Vishnu Tirtha after the initiation.[4] He was succeeded by Aniruddha Tirtha at the Subramanya monastery.[5] He also had an elder sister.[4]

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  1. ^ Jackson, William Joseph (2004). Soul images in Hindu traditions: patterns East & West. B.R. Publishing Corporation. p. 146. ISBN 978-81-7646-323-2. 
  2. ^ Rao, Vasudeva (2002). Living Traditions in Contemporary Contexts: The Madhva Matha of Udupi. Orient Blackswan. p. 31. ISBN 978-81-250-2297-8. 
  3. ^ a b Journal of Indian History. University of Kerala. 1949. p. 33. 
  4. ^ a b Dās, Sambidānanda; Sree Gaudiya Math (2007). History and literature of the Gaudiya Vaishnavas and their relation to other medieval Vaishnava Schools. Sree Gaudiya Math. p. 91. 
  5. ^ List of Kukke Subrahmanya Swamijis. Sri Niketana Trust, Kukke Subramanya Matha. Retrieved 19 February 2013.