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Re: Guru Parampara

From: K. Srinivasan (srini_at_ireq.hydro.qc.ca)
Date: Tue Jul 04 1995 - 07:52:49 PDT

>
>I just posted this article on network news (alt.religion.vaisnava)
>in response to a question on the Visistadvaita line of acharyas.
>
>There is a Sloka composed by Srivatsaanka Misra (Kooratthaazhvaan)
>which pays homage to all the teachers of the tradition, beginning 
>with the Lord down to Sri Srivatsaanka's acharya, Ramanuja.
>It is recited these days at the beginning of formal worship
>or study.
>
>	laksmInaatha samaarambhaam naatha-yaamuna madhyamaam
>	asmadaachaaryaparyantaam vande guruparamparaam


Adding to Mani's posting, Here is a composition of vEdhaantha dhEsikar,
which gives more detailed acharya lineage in the opposite order.

ennuyir thandhaLiththavarai saraNam pukku
yaan adiayavE avar gurukkaL nirai vaNangi
pinnaruLaal perumpoodhoor vandha vaLLal
peria nambi aaLavandhaar maNakkaal nambi
nanneRiyai avarkku uRaiththa uyyak kondaar
naadhamuni sadagOpan sEnai naadhan
innamudhath thirumagaL enRu ivarai munnittu
emberumaan thiruvadigaL adaiginREnE

- vEdhaantha dhEsikar