RamanujacharyaSri RamanujacharyaRamanujarSri RamanujaRâmânujaRāmānujaRāmānujācāryaSri Ramanuja SwamijiSwami RamanujaRamanuja Charya
Ramanuja or Ramanujacharya (1017–1137 CE; ; ) was an Indian theologian, philosopher, and one of the most important exponents of the Sri Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism.wikipedia
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Major scholars of competing Hindu traditions from the second half of the 1st millennium CE, such as Adi Shankara of Advaita Vedanta and Ramanuja of Vaishnavism, mention several Shaiva sects, particularly the four groups: Pashupata, Lakulisha, tantric Shaiva and Kapalika.

Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangapatna

Rangantha templeSrirangapatnamRanganathaswamy temple
In the early 12th century, Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana (r.1108-1152) granted the village of Srirangapatna to the Vaishnava saint Ramanujacharya as an agraharam (place of learning).

Vaishnava Padavali

The poetic themes spread rapidly as part of the religious Bhakti movement that proposed an intensely personal form of devotion, following the philosophy of Ramanuja and opposing caste distinctions and other brahministic measures implicit in the theism of Adi Shankaracharya.

Veeranarayana Temple, Gadag

Veeranarayana Temple
History has it that Vishnuvardhana (originally known as Bitti Deva) was influenced by Ramanujacharya (or simply Ramanuja) when the saint cured a Hoysala princess of illness.

Bhavartha Ratnakara

Bhavartha Ratnakara was formerly a little-known Sanskrit treatise on the predictive part of Hindu astrology which is believed to have been written by Ramanuja, it had for a very long time remained confined mainly to the southern parts of India.

Swami Sri Sitaramacharya

Lord Shrimannarayana...Sri Ramanuja Swamiji...Sri Varavaramuni Swamiji... Sri Kalian Vanamamalai Swamiji(25th Jeeyar) - Sri Radhakrishnacharya Swamiji - Sri Sitaramacharya Swamiji

Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate

You are a sacred forest where Shankara, Ramanuja, Vidyaranya, Basaveswara and Madhva dwelt.

Vishnupad Mandir

Vishnupad TempleVishnupada Temple
Several legendary saints as Ramanujacharya, Madhvacharya, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Ramakrishna have visited this shrine.

Karma in Hinduism

Ramanuja of the Vishishtadvaita school, another sub-school of Vedanta, addresses the problem of evil by attributing all evil things in life to the accumulation of evil karma of jivas (souls in bondage to a corporeal form) and maintains that God is "amala," or without any stain of evil.

Sri Kurmam

SrikurmamSrikurmam TempleSriKurmam Temple, Srikakulam
According to inscriptions in the temple dated 1281 AD, the holy place of Kürmakshetra was reestablished by Sri Ramanujacharya under the influence of Jagannatha Deva at Jagannatha Puri.


When persecuted by the Chola king Kulottunga, Ramanujacharya is said to have fled the Chola country and first stayed at Vahnipushkarini, the place now known as Mirle from where he moved on to Saligrama.


Gaudapada's text, adds Nakamura, was treasured but not considered a Sruti by Advaita scholars, while Ramanuja and Madhvacharya of non-Advaita schools considered its first chapter to be a Sruti.

Lakshmi Kumara Thathachariar

TathacharyaRajguru TathacharyaluTatacharya
He was the "Manager-General" of the Divya Desam Temples including Sri Rangam, Kanchipuram, Tirumala, Melkote, Srivilliputtur, He is recorded as one of the greatest Aacharyas in the lineage of Sri Ramanuja's Vaishnavism.

Kripalu Maharaj

Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji MaharajJagadguru Kripalu MaharajJagadGuru Kripalu Ji Maharaj
Followers claim that he is the "fifth original Jagadguru" in the series of Jagadgurus after Śrīpāda Śaṅkarācārya (A.D. 788-820), Śrīpāda Rāmānujācārya (1017-1137), Śrī Nimbārkācārya and, Śrīpāda Madhvācārya (1239-1319).

Achintya Bheda Abheda

Achintya Bheda AbhedavedantaAchintya BhedabhedaAchintya Bhedābheda vāda
It can be understood as an integration of the strict dualist (dvaita) theology of Madhvacharya and the qualified monism (vishishtadvaita) of Ramanuja.

Swami Ramanand

Ramanand Swami
Ramanand Swami adopted the Vishishtadvaita doctrine of the Vaishnava which was first propounded by Ramanuja several centuries earlier.


panentheisticpanentheistDivine Omnipresence
Nimbarka's school of differential monism (Dvaitadvaita), Ramanuja's school of qualified monism (Vishistadvaita) and Saiva Siddhanta and Kashmir Shaivism are all considered to be panentheistic.

Raja yoga (Hindu astrology)

Raja yogaRaja yogasRāja yoga
Ramanuja calls this the Maharaja yoga which yoga is also found described in Brihat Jataka but along with the mention of Saturn's and Mars' placement.


One of the early non-Brahmin gurus of Ramanuja