Ramanuja in Karnataka (was: Re: Aurobindo about Advaita)

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Thu Jun 17 12:35:52 UTC 1999

Thanks for the reference. Are the inscriptions mentioning Ramanuja
in Karnataka from 11-12th centuries? Or, are they later?
Eg., Vijayanagar period.  Dates of the Melkote inscriptions? What do
they say about Ramanuja?


--- Mani Varadarajan <mani at SHASTA.STANFORD.EDU> wrote:
> >
> > In the past, giving importance to one person is singularly missing.
> > We have no inscriptions at all mentioning either Sankara or Ramanuja.
> With this respect to Ramanuja, this is completely false.
> Ramanuja is mentioned in epigraphy in Karnataka many times.
> See  Gopal, B. R. (Balakrishnan Raja), 1930-
>      Sri Ramanuja in Karnataka : an epigraphical study
>      Delhi : Sundeep Prakashan, 1983.
> There may be others in Tamil as well.
> Mani

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