About Swami Ramanuja


Ramanuja (1017-1137), also known as Ramanujacharya, Ethirajar (Yatiraja), Emperumannar, Lakshmana Muni, was a theologian, philosopher, and scriptural exegete. He is seen by Srivaishavas as the third and most important teacher (acharya) of their tradition (after Nathamuni and Yamunacharya), and by Hindus in general as the leading expounder of Vishistadvaita, one of the classical interpretations of the dominant vedanta school of Hindu philosophy.

 A great visionary, philosopher, social revolutionary, store house of human qualities, miracle man who showed vaikunta in earth, humanitarian social reformer, who made srivashnava mode of life as people’s way of life, showed equality among all, made harijans to enter into the temples and worship the lord, The path finder showing love beyond all caste, creed & languages, The creator of a huge lake for the drinking water purpose, The kripasagara who preached the ‘Thirumandhiram’ by climbing on top of the thirukoshtiyur temple for the welfare of all. Swamy Ramanuja gave divine Changu & Chakra to Lord Venkateshwara(Thirumala). The man who had such Universal qualities and thoughts is celebrating his 1000th year birth anniversary by 2017.