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Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji

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Sri Tridandi Sri Mannarayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji (Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji) is a Hindu pontiff. He is considered one of the foremost preachers and popularizers of Sri Vaishnavism.The Crusader of Peace His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Tridandi Srimannarayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji was born on Diwali day, the Festival of Lights, on 3rd November 1956 […]

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Dharmapuri Subbarayar Iyyer

Dharmapuri Subbarayar Iyyer

Dharmapuri Subbarayar Iyyer Dharmapuri Subbaraaya Iyyar – A 19th century composer (pre-Trinity), Dharmapuri Subbarayar hailed from Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu, and composed in Telugu. He is the most notable composer of the Jaavali form, of which he is the universally acclaimed master. Most of the music he composed, therefore, dealt with sringaara rasa, or romantic and even […]

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Dasu Sreeramulu

Dasu Sreeramulu

Dasu Sreeramulu Dasu Sreeramulu 8-4-1846 was born in Kurada, , Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh , Dasu Sreeramulu was born to Kannayya. A versatile poet and writer of more than thirty three books on different subjects, Dasu Sreeramulu was born in Andhrapradesh. Even as a teenager, he wrote ‘Satrajiti Vilasamu,’ a yakshagenam, and also performed […]

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Kshetrayya (క్షేత్రయ్య)

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Kshetrayya (or) Kshetragna Kshetrayya (c. 1600 – 1680) was a prolific Telugu poet and composer of Carnatic music. He lived in the area of Andhra Pradesh in South India. He composed a number of padams and keertanas, the prevalent formats of his time. He is credited with more than 4000 compositions, although only a handful have […]

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Vallabhacharya (వల్లభాచార్య)

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Vallabhacharya (1479-1531) A great 16th century sage-philosopher of India, he is the founder of the Vaishnavite sect in Rajasthan and Gujarat. he came from a Telugu Brahmin family (contemporaries of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu) in Champaranya, Raipur, Madhya Pradesh, the son of Lakshmana Bhatta and Ilamma. It is said that the family had finished performing 100 Soma […]

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Bhartruhari

Bhartruhari

Bhartruhari Those familiar with Sanskrit–even an introductory course is sufficient–are sure to know Bhartruhari mainly via reading several Subashitaas (noble sayings in verse form). Indeed, almost every other verse by Bhartruhari is a Subashitaa. A King of Ujjain, Bhartruhari was the elder step brother of his more renowned sibling, Vikramaditya. His life presents to us […]

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Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (Telugu: శ్రీ తాళ్ళపాక అన్నమాచార్య)

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Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (Telugu: శ్రీ తాళ్ళపాక అన్నమాచార్య) (May 9, 1408 – February 23, 1503) also known as Annamayya (or) Annamacharyulu is saint composer of carnatic music. Annamayya – Venkateswara’s bard Hailed as the ‘Pada Kavita Pitamaha’, for it was he who gave us the musical form of Pada, Annamacharya (1408-1503) was a forerunner of the […]

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