Madhwa Brahmins or Madhwa or Deshastha Madhwa Brahmin (Deshastha Brahmins who follow Madhvacharyas philosophy) is subcaste of Hindu Brahmin community in India. The Madhwas generally follow the Dvaita school of Vedanta philosophy as espoused by Sripada Madhvacharya , later followers, according to the Tattvavada spiritual path.
- Bhattacharya, Jogendra Nath. Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste System and the Bearing of the Other Sects Towards Each Other and Towards Other Religious Systems. p. 442.