Brahmins in India – Just for Information

According to OutLook India ,  Here is the  Recent Stats  which will speak about Numbers .   Surprisingly   Poor   Brahmins  are  13%,  What  we feel  is  the percentage even more than this.

Snapshots

Total Population: 5.6 crore
Poor Brahmins:
13%
Rich:
19%
Literacy levels above the age of 18:
84%
Graduates:
39%
Brahmin chief justices between 1950 to 2000:
47%
Associate justices between 1950-2000:
40%

State Percentages


Down in the Cow-belt

Falling percentage of Brahmin MPs elected in the Hindi belt

1984: 19.91%
1989: 12.44%
1998: 12.44%
1999: 11.3%
2007: The present Lok Sabha has only 50 Brahmin MPs nationwide. That’s 9.17 per cent of the total strength of the House.

Today’s Brahmin Politicians

SRI SRI RAGHUPREMA TEERTHARA ARADHANA INVITE .. 28th – 30th aug 2011

Dear Devotees and Friends,

On behalf of sri rama mandira and sri raghuprema teerthara devasthana ,it gives us great pleasure to invite / inform all hari bhaktaru  to the 68th sri  Sri Raghuprema Teerthara Aaradhana celebrations at sri rama mandira , adoni ( andra pradesh ).

The aradhana will be celebrated on 29th, 30th of august and 1st of september at the venue given below:

sri rama temple,
victoria pet,
adoni – a.p
ph: 9441707007, 9493104610, 08512-254110
emailid: [email protected] ( please email me for any queries )

We welcome you to join us with family members and friends on this occasion , do seva thro tanu , mana & dhana & receive the blessings of sri  sri raghuprema teertharu.

For more information visit : http://sriraghuprematheertha.com/home.html (note: the website is still under development)also visit ; www:sripurandaraashrama.org for some more details.

hare srinivasa ,sri raghuprem  ( vamshastaru of swamigalu ) & maruth muthigi .

Here are few places to visit in & around adoni if time permitsfor haribhaktaru…. With mantralaya included….

a) koutahalam : it is around 25 kms from mantralaya & is the birth place of sri guru jaganatha dasaru & a staunch disiple of rayaru who has also installed a rayaru brundavana there.

b ) sri purandara ashrama , om nagar, on the main state highway between mantralaya & adoni which is around 24 kms : it is a request bustop for apstrc / ksrtc buses . The temple’s pratistapana was done by sri suyateendra theertaru , ( the present srigalu of rayara matha ) on 10th june 2010 . It has sri prasanna srinivasa devaru as the main diety along with sri udupi krishna , sri mokshapradachakradhara narayana , sri panduranga vittala , sri avataratraya pranadevaru , sri raghavendra gurusarvabhoumara mruthikka brundavana & dasa shreshta sri purandara dasaru .it is built on a 12 acre plot on the highway & has facilities for stay & theerta prasada with prior intimation : contact no’s are : 08512- 201073 ( landline )  & sri harinarayana vittala dasaru : 09394017134. It is a vyasa dasa adhyatmika sadhana kendra

c ) basaladoddi sri vyasaraja pratishta pranadevaru : around 2 kms from sri purandara ashrama.

d) Chinnatumbalam : sri lakshmi narasimha devaru : it is around 2 kms from sri purandara ashrama.

e ) Urukundi or urukonda : sri lakshmi narasimha devaru ( swayam udhhbahava in ashwatvruksha )  its around 12 kms from sri purandara ashrama towards adoni ( near koutalam )i ) adoni :  it is around 50 kms from mantralaya ( on the broad gauge line from bangalore / mumbai / chennai / hyderabad ) + buses from bangalore & chennai   ; it was originally called as yadavagiri kshetra & important place from a madhwa’s view point .the places to visit here are :

1 ) ranamandala pranadevaru ( sri vyasaraya pratishta ) which is on a hillock : it is 3 kms from adoni town .

2 ) mangaraya ( pranadevaru ) gudi : also sri vyasa rayara pratishta pranadevaru + sri rayara brundavana manged by srs mutt : around 2 kms from town . This was the place where sri gopala dasaru had his ankitanama.

3 ) sri rama devaru gudi very near the railway station which also has the moola brundavana of sri raghuprema thertaru of sri koodli arya akshobya matha  : he is populary known as muttigi swamigalau . The aradhana of sri raghuprema theertaru is on shravana bahula amavasya , bhadrapada shukla padya & bidigi : ( incidentally the aradhane is on 8th , 9th & 10th of sept this year ) : here theerta prasada facilities are available on prior intimation : no’s are : 08512-254110 ( landline ) & sri  m.raghuprem ( vamshastaru of swamigalu ) mob no : 09441707007

4)  sri vijaya rayara katti ( 1 km in town ) ; it is the place where  sri viajayadasaru meditated / lived .

5 )  sri panganama thimmanna dasaru familiaraly known as sri venugopala dasaru  also hails from adoni .
f ) Hattibelagal : sri rayara pratisthita prana devaru ( around 25 kms from adoni on the way to chippagiri / guntakal )

g ) Chippagiri ( bhaskara ksetra ) : its around 100 kms from mantralaya , 45 kms from adoni ) it is the the place of sri vijaya dasara sannidhana katte & also has sri mohana dasara katte ( disiple of sri vijaya dasaru ) . Accomodation & theerta prasada facilities are available here ; contact no’s are : sri jaganatha dasaru ( vamshataru of sri mohana dasaru ) 09849266419

h ) Kasapura : a very famous sri vyasarajara pratisthita prana devaru : it is around 5 kms from guntakalthe places mentioned from koutalam to kasapuram are on the mantralya – adoni -alur – guntakal state highway

 

We sincerly thank  Madhwa Sangha Delhi, for sending us the information through email.

Brief Life History of His Holiness Sri Guru Raghavendra

1 Original Form (Moola Roopa) : Shanku Karna (Karmaja devatha)
2 Previous Incarnations : Sri Prahlada Rajaru,
Sri Bahleeka Rajaru,
Sri Vyasa  Rajaru
3 Family Lineage : Beega Mudre Family of Shastika Vamsha
4 Gotra : Gouthama
5 Father : Sri Thimmanna Bhattaru
6 Mother : Smt Gopikamba
7 Sister : Smt Venkatamba
8 Brother : Sri Gururajacharyaru
9 Date of Birth : Sri Manmathanama Samvatsara
1595 AD , Phalguna  Shukla Sapthami
10 Birth  Star : Mrugasira
11 Birth  Place : Bhuvanagiri  (Tamil Nadu )
12 Birth  Name : Sri Venkatanatha
13 Aksharabhyasa : Sri Hevalambi Samvatsara  1597/98 AD
14 Primary education : By  Sri Lakshmi Narasimhacharyaru
15 Thread  Cermony (Upanayana) : Sri Shubhakruth Samvatsara  1602 AD , Chaitra Masa
16 Higher education : By  Sri Sudheendra Theertharu
17 Marriage : Sri Ananda Nama Samvatsara 1614 AD , Chaitra   Shukla  Panchami
18 Wife : Smt. Saraswathi Bai
19 Poorvashrama Son : Sri Lakshmi Narayanacharyaru
20 Instructions in dreams for Sannyasa Deeksha : By  Godess Saraswathi Devi ( Vidhya Devathe )
21 Date of  Sannyasa  Deeksha : Sri Durmathi Nama Samvatsara 1621 AD , Phalguna Shukla Dwithiya
22 Place of Sannyasa Deeksha : Thanjavur  (Tamil Nadu )
23 Ashrama Name : Sri Raghavendra Theertharu
24 Ashrama Guru  & Predecessor : Sri Sudheendra Theertharu
25 Granthas Authored : 48 Nos .
26 Titles/Honours/Rewards : Veena Venkatanatha,    Mahabhashya Venkatanathacharya, Parimalacharyaru, Sri Guru Sarvabhoumaru
27 Pen name(Ankitha) in Haridasa Pantha : Dheera Venugopala
28 Ashrama disciple & Successor : Sri Yogeendra Theertharu
29 Date of entering Moola Brindavana being alive : Sri Virodhi kruth Samvatsara 1671 AD, Shravana Bahula Dwithiya
30 Location of Moola Brindavana : Manthralayam Village ( on the Banks of  Thunga Bhadra river ), Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh
Note: His Holiness 1008 Sri Raghavedra Theertha Swamijee followed  Srimad Vaishnava Sampradaya/ Dwaita Philosophy (God & Soul are two different entities),  championed by  Jagadguru  Sri Madhwacharya (1238-1317 AD). He dedicated his entire lifespan to spread the Madhwa philosophy all over India. Sri Madhwacharya  is the 16th successor of  Hamsanamaka Paramatma (Supreme Lord Sri Narayana) and Sri Raghavendra Theertha is the 16th successor of Sri Madhwacharya. Sri Raghavendra Thirtha Swamijee is believed as an incarnation of  Sri Prahlada Rajaru of kruta yuga. Sri Raghavendra Theertha  was a prolific writer, a great scholar and an expert in Veena recital. He has authored as many as 48 granthas apart from many Strotras & commentaries in Sanskrit. Even today thousands of  devotees of all faiths are visiting Mantralayam everyday to have a darshan and offer   prayers to his moola brindavan.  His aaradhana is being celebrated on Shravana Bahula Dwitiya of every year by huge number of devotees at Mantralayam as well as at various mruthika brindavana premises  established  by his successors throughout the country.
Dated : 15-08-2011                                                                                   Compiled by :  H V Prasad   AGM 

BSNL   New Delhi/Bangalore

Email : [email protected]

P.S :: We  Sincerly  Thank  Mr  H V Prasad   for providing such a Priceless information.

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Q) what was the name of sri madhwacharya before seeking the sanyasa ashrama?
A) It  was “Vasudeva” which was praised by the divine devatas because “Vasudeva” suits perfectly the ability of sri madhwacharya, va means- knowledge ” asudeva” means controller of respiration and other senses of all beings in the whole universe.

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मठाधिकारि,
गुंटूर, उत्तरादिमठम्
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what is the great act done by sri madhwacharya when he was just 1 year old?
A) sri madhwacharya holded the tail of an oxen and went along with the oxen to deep forests and climbed the hills also, this super human act was done by sri madhwacharya  at the tender age of 1 year.
Sri madhwacharya the incarnation of sri mukhya prana sets the whole world in motion, to him this oxen act is a very small event.
नरसिंहाचार्य सुळिभावि
मठाधिकारि,
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Q) at what age did madhwacharya took renunciation and who gave sanyasa deeksha?
A) at the age of 11 years sri madhwacharya took renunciation, sri achyuta preksha gave the sanyasa deeksha to sri madhwacharya at udupi kshetra.
नरसिंहाचार्य सुळिभावि
मठाधिकारि,
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who first noticed the divinity of sri madhwacharya when he was a baby boy?
A) when madhyageha bhatta and his relatives were returning fro udupi to pajaka after completing the festival event at late night, a devil intruded in a person and warned the madhya geha bhatta and party that they would have died in the hands of the devil himself but some divine power in baby boy sri madhwacharya is not letting the devil to do much harm to them, thus the devil first noticed the divinity of sri madhwacharya when he was a baby boy.
नरसिंहाचार्य सुळिभावि
मठाधिकारि,
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why the symbolic name BHATTA was given to jagatguru Sri Madhwacharya’s father madhyageha bhatta?
A) A person who knows the inner essence and in secrets of all the puranams and specially Mahabharata is known as BHATTA symbolically.

नरसिंहाचार्य सुळिभावि
मठाधिकारि,
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