Vishwesha Teertha

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Sri Vishwesha Tirtharu (officially known as Śrī Śrī 1008 Śrī Viśveśa-tīrtha Śrīpādaṅgaḷavaru; (27 April 1931 – 29 December 2019) Kannada: ಶ್ರೀ ಶ್ರೀ ೧೦೦೮ ಶ್ರೀ ವಿಶ್ವೇಶತೀರ್ಥ ಶ್ರೀಪಾದಂಗಳವರು) was an Indian Hindu guru. He was the Swamiji of the Sri Pejavara Adokshaja Matha, one of the Ashta Mathas belonging to the Dvaita school of philosophy, founded by Sri Madhvacharya.

Sri Vishvesha Tirtharu was the 32nd in the lineage of the Pejavara matha, starting from Sri Adhokshaja Tirtharu. He was the honorary president of Vishva Tulu Sammelana. Teertha was born in Ramakunja, India.

Teertha died on 29 December 2019 at a hospital in Pejawara Matha, Udupi of pneumonia at the age of 88.[1]

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