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Sat Jun 10 02:18:44 EDT 2000
Shri Shrish Rao put a question., "whether Madhva attain samaadhi in 1317 or
Madhvacarya, according to the tradition, became 'antardhAna'. In 1386 it was
Madhavacarya alias VidyAraNya becaame "paripUrNa" i.e. united with God.
This is all I know from my research work.
From: Shrisha Rao <shrao at NYX.NET>
To: INDOLOGY at LISTSERV.LIV.AC.UK <INDOLOGY at LISTSERV.LIV.AC.UK>
Date: Thursday, June 08, 2000 9:47 PM
Subject: Re: [q] Madhva
>> Have a question to Kannada & MAdhva scholars,
>> a) Did Madhva attain samadhi in 1317 CE or is it in 1386 CE?
>We don't know that he attained samAdhi in the accepted sense, because
>such an event is not mentioned anywhere, and no samAdhi of his is to
>be found (unlike for Ramanuja, etc.). He is said to have disappeared
>from view in some sense (exactly what remains unclear), and the date
>for this is established as 1317. See Sharma, B.N.K., `History of the
>Dvaita School of Vedanta and Its Philosophy', Motilal Banarsidass, 3d
>ed., Jan. 2000.
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