Swami Vishveshwara Teertha calls on PM Modi on #GuruPurnima

Pejavara Matha chief Sri Vishveshwara Teertha Swami called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.

A highly respected saint, the swami has many prominent disciples including former Union minister Uma Bharati.

Tweeting about his interaction with the Swami, Prime Minister Modi said: “A special day made even more special. On the blessed occasion of #GuruPurnima, had the honour of spending time with Sri Vishvesha Teertha Swamiji of the Sri Pejawara Matha, Udupi. Learning from him and hearing his thoughts is a very humbling experience.”

Pejavara Matha is one of the Ashta Mathas of Udupi, which was started by Sri Adhokshaja Tirtha, who was a direct disciple of Sri Madhvacharya, the founder of the Dvaita school of Hindu philosophy.


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