Acharya Thenkalai Guruparambara Vaishnavam Part 5


I here below furnish Guruparampara list. I have provided the source from where this list is obtained . A useful site,follow the Link. periya perumAL (srIman nArAyaNan) periya pirAtti (srI mahAlakshmi) sEnai mudhaliAr nammAzhwAr nAthamunigaL uyyakkoNdAr maNakkAl nambi ALavandhAr periya nambi emperumAnAr embAr bhattar nanjIyar nampiLLai vadakku thiruvIdhi piLLai piLLai lOkAchAryar thiruvAimozhi piLLai azhagiya maNavALa… Continue reading Acharya Thenkalai Guruparambara Vaishnavam Part 5

Thenkalai Origin Details History of Vaishnavism Part 4

Nathamuni

When people Worship as ordained by Vedas, simultaneously they also worshipped in the local language,mother tongue.

The Bhakti Bhava is more compatible with one’s mother tongue.

Hence many Saints practicing Bhakti Yoga,left behind their experiences of Godhood in Local languages.

These remain at the regional level and are practiced even today.

Thus we have Bengal ,Assam,Odisha following the Bhakti Bhava practices from Bengali and Oriya primarily in the East,North East of India.

In the West Marathi Bhava is in place.

Types Of Vaishnava Sampradayas History of Vaishnavam 3

Thiruman, Vaishnava Caste mark

Basically Vaishnavas worship Vishnu to the exclusion of all other Deities, though Puranas insist that this is not correct.

Even among the Vaishnavas, there are different Sampradayas.

They are four in number traditionally.

Sri Sampradaya which is the Sampradaya of Lakshmi
Philosophy: Vishishtadvaita (“Qualified Monism/Non dualism”), espoused by Chidachida Visishtam Ramanujacharya