SRINGERI SHARADA PEETHA is the southern
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Sankara is believed to have envisioned this place as the holiest where a sanke hooded as a umbrella to protect a frog from hot Sun during its labour. This was the first place where Sankara is believed to have established one of the four major mutts.
Sureshwaracharya , who was Maṇḍana Miśra in his purvashrama, was installed as the successor of Shankaracharya before the latter resumed his tour to found his three pithas at Puri, Dwaraka and Badrinath.
Vidushekara Bharathi was appointed as Uttaradhikari of the Sringeri Sharadha Peetham by Bharati Thirtha on 23 January 2015. The last five Jagadgurus were:
NAME YEARS AS JAGADGURU PLACE OF BIRTH PURVASHRAMA NAME
Sacchidananda Shivabhinava Nrusimha Bharati
Chandrasekhara Bharati III
Bharati Tirtha 1989 – present Narasaraopet Tangirala Sitarama Anjaneyulu
Vidhushekhara Bharati 2015 - present Tirupathi Kuppa Venkateshwara Prasad Sharma
* ^ Rosen 2006 , p. 166.
* ^ Hiltebeitel 2002 , p. 29.
* ^ A B Harshananda, Swami (2012).
* Hiltebeitel, Alf (2002). Hinduism. In: Joseph Kitagawa, "The Religious Traditions of Asia: Religion, History, and Culture". Routledge. * Kuppuswami Sastri, S. (1984), Brahmasiddhi, by Maṇḍanamiśra, with commentary by Śankhapāṇī. 2nd ed., Delhi, India: Sri Satguru Publications * Roodurmum, Pulasth Soobah (2002), Bhāmatī and Vivaraṇa Schools of Advaita Vedānta: A Critical Approach, Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Limited * Rosen, Steven (2006), Essential Hinduism, Greenwood Publishing Group