[q] Madhva

Swaminathan Madhuresan smadhuresan at YAHOO.COM
Wed Jun 14 12:46:21 UTC 2000

> Very shabby reasoning.  The time if his birth is also fixed as 1238, and
> tradition is still for 79 years; hence only do we have the latter date
> established as 1317.  The period of 43 centuries is only approximate (note
> that Madhva says only that he was born after the passage of 4300 years,
> not that he was born in a specific year designated 4300:  chatuHsahasre
> trishatottare gate saMvatsarANAM tu kalau pR^ithivyAM jAtaH punaH
> vipratanuH).

 Atleast in the mid-decades, Sanskritists have written that
Madhva was born in kaliyug 4300 (around 1200 CE).


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