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Vidyaranya
VEDANTA * Advaita * Vishishtadvaita
Vishishtadvaita
* Dvaita Vedanta * Bhedabheda * Dvaitadvaita
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Acharya
In Indian religions and society, an ACHARYA ( IAST : ācārya) is a preceptor or instructor in religious matters; founder, or leader of a sect; or a highly learned man or a title affixed to the names of learned men. The designation has different meanings in Hinduism
Hinduism
, Buddhism and secular contexts. It is also a Brahmin
Brahmin
surname found in Nepal and across India, including Odisha , Karnataka
Karnataka
, West Bengal
West Bengal
and Maharashtra . Acharya
Acharya
is sometimes used to address a teacher or a scholar in any discipline, e.g.: Bhaskaracharya , the mathematician. It is also a common suffix in Viswabrahmin/vishwakarma names, e.g.: sankaracharya . In South India, this suffix is sometimes shortened to Achar, e.g., TKV Desikachar.They follows pranaava veda the fifth veda
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Buddhism
BUDDHISM ( /ˈbʊdɪzəm/ or /ˈbuːdɪzəm/ ) is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions , beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to the Buddha
Buddha
. Buddhism
Buddhism
originated in Ancient India
Ancient India
sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE, from where it spread through much of Asia
Asia
, whereafter it declined in India
India
during the Middle Ages. Two major extant branches of Buddhism
Buddhism
are generally recognized by scholars: Theravada ( Pali : "The School of the Elders") and Mahayana ( Sanskrit : "The Great Vehicle"). Buddhism
Buddhism
is the world\'s fourth-largest religion , with over 500 million followers or 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists
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Sringeri Sharada Peetham
SHAIVISM/TANTRA/NATH * Kashmir Shaivism * Pratyabhijna * Nath
Nath
* Inchegeri Sampradaya
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Siddharudha Swami
SHRI SIDDHARUDHA SWAMI (1837–1929) is an Indian Hindu
Hindu
mystic of the Advaita Vedanta stream widely regarded as one of the well revered saints of Modern Hinduism who led a nomadic existence in the South West Indian state of Karnataka
Karnataka
. Siddharoodha Math is a well known Hindu
Hindu
Holy Centre located in Old Hubballi of Hubballi, a well recognized tourist place in the region. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Followers * 3 Teachings * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYSadguru Siddharudha Maharaj lived in the style of an ascetic throughout his life
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Jainism
JAINISM (/ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm/ or /ˈdʒaɪnɪzəm/ ), traditionally known as JAIN DHARMA, is an ancient Indian religion
Indian religion
. Jainism followers are called "Jains", a word derived from the Sanskrit word jina (victor) and connoting the path of victory in crossing over life's stream of rebirths through an ethical and spiritual life. Jains
Jains
trace their history through a succession of twenty-four victorious saviors and teachers known as Tirthankaras , with the first being Rishabhanatha
Rishabhanatha
, who is believed to have lived millions of years ago, and twenty-fourth being the Mahavira
Mahavira
around 500 BCE. Jains believe that Jainism
Jainism
is an eternal dharma with the Tirthankaras guiding every cycle of the Jain
Jain
cosmology
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Tantra
NEW BRANCHES: * Blue Lotus Assembly * Gateway of the Hidden Flower * New Kadampa Buddhism
Buddhism
* Shambhala Buddhism * True Awakening Tradition
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Shaiva Siddhanta
Saiddhantika * Siddhantism Non - Saiddhantika * Kashmir Shaivism * Pratyabhijna * Vama * Dakshina * Kaula : Trika -Yamala - Kubjika
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Shaktism
SHAKTISM ( Sanskrit : Śāktaḥ,; lit., "doctrine of energy, power, the Goddess") is a major tradition of Hinduism
Hinduism
, wherein the metaphysical reality is considered feminine and the Devi (goddess) is supreme. It includes a variety of goddesses, all considered aspects of the same supreme goddess. Shaktism
Shaktism
has different sub-traditions, ranging from those focussed on gracious Lakshmi
Lakshmi
to fierce Kali , and some Shakti sub-traditions associate their goddess with Shiva
Shiva
or Vishnu . The Sruti
Sruti
and Smriti texts of Hinduism
Hinduism
are an important historical framework of the Shaktism
Shaktism
tradition
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Vaishnavism
VAISHNAVISM ( Vaishnava
Vaishnava
dharma) is one of the major traditions within Hinduism
Hinduism
along with Shaivism , Shaktism
Shaktism
, and Smartism
Smartism
. It is also called Vishnuism, its followers are called Vaishnavas, and it considers Vishnu as the Supreme Lord. The tradition is notable for its avatar doctrine, wherein Vishnu is revered in one of many distinct incarnations. Of these, ten avatars of Vishnu are the most studied. Krishna
Krishna
, Rama
Rama
, Narayana
Narayana
, Vāsudeva , Hari , Vithoba , Kesava, Madhava, Govinda
Govinda
and Jagannath are among the popular names used for the same supreme. The tradition has traceable roots to the 1st millennium BCE, as Bhagavatism, also called Krishnaism
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Shaivism
Saiddhantika * Siddhantism Non - Saiddhantika * Kashmir Shaivism * Pratyabhijna * Vama * Dakshina * Kaula : Trika -Yamala - Kubjika
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Pratyabhijna
Saiddhantika * Siddhantism Non - Saiddhantika * Kashmir Shaivism * Pratyabhijna * Vama * Dakshina * Kaula : Trika -Yamala - Kubjika
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Raghunatha Siromani
VEDANTA * Advaita * Vishishtadvaita
Vishishtadvaita
* Dvaita Vedanta * Bhedabheda * Dvaitadvaita
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Vivekananda
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA Bengali: ( listen ), Shāmi Bibekānondo; 12 January 1863 – 4 July 1902), born NARENDRANATH DATTA (Bengali: ), was an Indian Hindu
Hindu
monk , a chief disciple of the 19th-century Indian mystic Ramakrishna
Ramakrishna
. He was a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga
Yoga
to the Western world and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism
Hinduism
to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. He was a major force in the revival of Hinduism
Hinduism
in India, and contributed to the concept of nationalism in colonial India
India
. Vivekananda
Vivekananda
founded the Ramakrishna Math and the Ramakrishna Mission