Sri Ramanuja Jayanti:

Sri Ramanuja Acharya was great Hindu philosopher from India. He is the most respected Acharya in the philosophy of Sri Vaishnavism. Sri Ramanuja birth name was Lakshmana and also referred as Ilea Perusal which means the glowing one.

daisy flowerRamanuja was a thinker and scriptural born in a Brahmin family in village Sriperumbudur of Tamil Nadu. He is also known as Sri Ramanujacharya, Udayavar, Yatiraja, Emberumannar and Lakshmana Muni. Ramanuja’s is a philosophy with the socio psychical and ethic religious life of man.

He is seen by Srivaisnavas as the most important teacher of their custom. The core of Sri Ramanuja’s teaching is equality. His spiritual concerns were dictated by his perception of the equality of all men and the potential of all to enter the heavenly residence which is a continuum of the life on earth. Sri Ramanuja was a great lover of mankind and said that service to mankind is service to God.

Sri Ramanuja’s philosophy is with everyone in all dealings of life and in all the facts. He was died at the age of 120 in Srirangam in Tamil Nadu. Sri Ramanujacharya’s literature 9 books are known as Navarathnas or nine precious gems. Sri Ramanujacharya Jayanti is celebrated each year in Srirangam Sri Ranganatha Swami Temple and all other Vaishnava Mathams and Peethams. Ramanuja Jayanti is celebrated during Chaitra month on Thiruvathirai Nakshatra day. Sri Ramanuja represents the height of Vedanta philosophy.

Sri Ramanuja, Son of Sriperumbudur lived a life for 120 years and more devoted to the service of God in utter effortlessness and humbleness. His concerns were both social and spiritual. (more…)

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Ramanujacharya Jayanti is the day of celebration when a great saint and philosopher from south India was born. Ramanujacharya was one of the most ritual and great saint of India. He had born at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu in the year of 1017. And he died by left his body to merge with the supreme god of the world at Srirangam in year of 1137.

Ramanujacharya was one of the saints who believe in devotion worship of lord Vishnu. He was a well known devotee of lord Vishnu. He made so much of devotional speeches about the lord Vishnu. He was a ritual philosopher and worked on three major philosophies are the Bhagavad-Gita Bhasya, the Vedartha Samgraha and the Shri Bhasya.

Freedom from the death world people have to choose one or more personal deity and arrive at Brahman understanding through Bhakti or devotion was advocated by the saint Sri Ramanujacharya. Now major population of Hindu religion is following this way of spiritual ‘Moksha’.

Ramanujacharya was in favor of temple worship of lord and made a path for this purpose. Ramanujacharya Jayanti is the celebration to remember the great saint of India.

Ramanujacharya Jayanti in 2011:7th of May (more…)

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