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Who is Guru Raghavendra Swamy?

From: Krishna Susarla (
Date: Wed Mar 17 1999 - 00:04:06 PST

I apologize if this is not relevant here, but I am interested in knowing if
anyone is familiar with "Guru Raghavendra Swamy." Who is he, and does he
belong to Sri Vaishnava sampradaya? I understand that there are temples
devoted to him, but I am under the impression that this is a specific
person, not an incarnation of the Lord. Or am I mistaken? I'd appreciate
responses by private email, if the topic is judged to not be relevant to the

Thanks in advance.

Hare Krishna,

-- K