# Vyasaraja Math

**Sri Vyasaraja Math ** (ವ್ಯಾಸರಾಜ ಮಠ) (formerly known as **Poorvadi Math**) is one of the three premier Dvaita Vedanta monasteries (matha) descended from Jagadguru Śrī Madhvācārya through Jayatirtha and Rajendra Tirtha (a disciple of Vidyadhiraja Tirtha) and their disciples.

Vyasaraja Math, along with Uttaradi Math and Raghavendra Math), are considered to be the three premier apostolic institutions of Dvaita Vedanta and are jointly referred as *Mathatraya*. It is the pontiffs and pandits of the *Mathatraya* that have been the principle architects of post-Madhva Dvaita Vedanta through the centuries. Among the mathas outside of Tulu Nadu region, after Uttaradi Matha, Vyasaraja Matha is the largest.

## Guru Parampara

- Śrī Madhvacharya

- Śrī Padmanabha Tirtha

- Śrī Naraharitirtha

- Śrī Madhava Tirtha

- Śrī Akshobhya Tirtha

- Śrī Jayatirtha

- Śrī Vidyadhiraja Tirtha

**Śrī Rajendra Tīrtha**

- Śrī Jayadwaja Tīrtha

- Śrī Purushothama Tīrtha

- Śrī Bramhanya Tīrtha

- Śrī Śrī Vyasa Tīrtha (or Sri Chandrikacharya)

- Śrī Srinivasa Tīrtha

- Śrī Rama Tīrtha

- Śrī Lakshmikantha Tīrtha

- Śrī Sripathi Tīrtha

- Śrī Ramachandra Tīrtha

- Śrī Lakshmivallabha Tīrtha

- Śrī Lakshminatha Tīrtha

- Śrī Lakshmipathi Tīrtha

- Śrī Lakshminarayana Tīrtha

- Śrī Raghunatha Tīrtha (or Sri Sheshachandrikacharya)

- Śrī Jagannatha Tīrtha (or Sri Bhashyadeepikacharya)

- Śrī Srinatha Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyanatha Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyapathi Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyavallabha Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyakaantha Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyanidhi Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyapurna Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyasrisindhu Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyasridhara Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyasrinivasa Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyasamudra Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyaratnakara Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyavaridhi Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyaprasanna Tirtha

- Śrī Vidyapayonidhi Tīrtha

- Śrī Vidyavachaspathi Tīrtha

- Śri Vidyamanohara Tirtha (Peeta Thyaga)

- Śri Vidyasreesha Tirtha (present pontiff)

## Present Pontiff

Mahamahopadhya Prof. D.Prahladacharya, Former Vice-Chancellor of Rashtreeya Samskrit Vidyapeeta, Tirupati was crowned as the new with the pontifical name of Sri VidyaSrisha Tirtharu on 2 July 2017 at Tirumakudalu, Mysore, Karnataka.