Puttige Matha Guru Parampara

Puttige Matha Guru Parampara is the lineage of Swamijis or pontiffs who have headed the Puttige matha, one of the Ashta Mathas of Udupi [ [http://www.dvaita.org/madhva/udupi/car_street.html Udupi Ashta Mathas] ] . The first pontiff of Puttige matha was Sri Upendra Tirtha [ [http://krishnabrunda.org/php/PuthigeMatha.php Shree Krishna Brundaavanam - Puttige Matha] ] , who was a direct disciple of Sri Madhvacharya, the founder of the Dvaita school of philosophy. The main idols worshipped in the Puttige matha are that of Panduranga Vittala [ [http://www.thehindu.com/2008/01/19/stories/2008011955190100.htm Article in The Hindu] ] , which was given to Sri Upendra Tirtha by Sri Madhvacharya. Till date, there have been 29 pontiffs who have headed the matha.

The current Swamiji of the matha is Sri Sugunendra Tirtha Swamiji.

The Lineage

# Upendra Tirtha
# Kavindra Tirtha
# Hamsendra Tirtha
# Yadavendra Tirtha
# Dharanidhara Tirtha
# Damodara Tirtha
# Raghunatha Tirtha
# Shreevatsanka Tirtha
# Gopinatha Tirtha
# Ranganatha Tirtha
# Lokanatha Tirtha
# Ramanatha Tirtha
# Shreevallabha Tirtha
# Shreenivasa Tirtha
# Shreenidhi Tirtha
# Gunanidhi Tirtha
# Anandanidhi Tirtha
# Taponidhi Tirtha
# Yadavendra Tirtha
# Kavindra Tirtha
# Raghavendra Tirtha
# Vibudhendra Tirtha
# Surendra Tirtha
# Bhuvanendra Tirtha
# Yogindra Tirtha
# Sumatindra Tirtha
# Sudhindra Tirtha
# Sujnanendra Tirtha
# Sugunendra Tirtha (Present Pitadhipathi)


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Puttige — There are two places named as Puttige in Karnataka. One of them is in the Udupi district and the other happens to be in the Dakshina Kannada district.Puttige (Puthige) is a small village in Puttur taluk of Dakshina Kannada district(formerly South …   Wikipedia

  • Swamijis of the Ashta Mathas of Udupi — This page contains the list of the Swamijis of the ashta mathas of Udupi.ee also* Dvaita * Madhvacharya * Pejavara Matha Guru Parampara * Puttige Matha Guru Parampara References * [http://pejavara.org/Govardhanagiri.htm Sri Pejavara Adhokshaja… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.