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Moola Brindavanas in Tamilnadu

I have tried to compile the Moola brindavanas situated in Tamilnadu. I will keep on updating the information as and when available. I have attached three different maps spanning 90% of brindavanas in the same region.

List of Moola brindavanas in Tamilnadu:

  1. Uttaradhi Mutt – 6
  2. Raghavendra Mutt – 7
  3. Vyasaraja Mutt – 9
  4. Sripadaraja Mutt – 15
  5. Other Brindavanas/Bidi sanyasigalu – 8

Uttaradhi Mutt

Sri Raghutthama Theetharu(Manam poondi)

 || bhAvabodhakR^itaM seve raghuttamamahAgurum .
yacChiShyashiShyashiShyAdyAH TippaNyAcAryasaMj~nitAH ||

Period: 1557-1595

Guru: Sri Raghu varya theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Raghupathi Theertharu and Sri Vedavyasa theertharu

His Tippanis are called as “Bhavabodha”.  That is why he is called as Bhavabodhakararu

Shri Raghuttama Teertharu entered Brindavana in 1595 AD on the day of Vaikunta Ekadashi( Pushya Shudda Ekadashi)

The Moola Brindavana of Shri Shri 1008 Shri Raghuttama Teertharu is located at Manampoondi near Tirukoilur the banks of river South Pinakini (Penna) which is in Villupuram District of present Tamilnadu.  This place is also known as “Pancha Krishnaranya Kshetra

Manampoondi is a small village located located between Tiruvanamalai and Tirukoilur. Manampoondi is 36 K.ms away from Tiruvannamalai. It is at a distance of 2 Kms from Tirukoilur.

Contact Information:

Sri Sri Raghuthamma Swamy Moola Brindavana,
Manmpoondi (Tirukoilur) – 605759,
District: Villupuram,
Tamilnadu.
Phone : 04153 – 24690


Sri Sathya Natha Theertharu(Veera cholapuram)

|| satyanAthaguruH pAtu yo dhIro navacandrikAm .
navAmR^itagadAtIrthatANDavAni vyacIkL^ipat ||

 His Aradhana falls on Margasirsha shudha Ekadhasi (On Mokshadha Ekadhasi day, also Gita Jayanthi)

Guru: Sri Sathya nidhi Theertharu
Sishyaru : Sri Sathya Abhinava theertharu

His moola brindavana is located at Veera Cholapuram is on the banks of river South Pennar. It is approximately 10 kms from Thirukovilur. Those who visit Raghuttama theerthara brindava, Can also plan this place as it is nearby.

Contact Information:
Sri V. Vadirajan
Brindavana Archaka,
Veercholapura – 605 755
Kodangal, Tamil Nadu
Phone: 04153-296938


Sri Sathya Abhinava Theertharu(Nachiar Kovil)

satyanaathaabdhisambhUta: sadgOgaNavijRumbhita: |
satyaabhinavatIrthEndu santaapaan hantu santatam |

Aradhane: Jyeshtha Shuddha Chaturdashi
Gurugalu: Sri Sathya Natha Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Sathya Poorna Theertharu, Sri Sathyadheesa Theertharu and Sri Sathyadhiraja theertharu

His brindavana is located at Nachiargudi(a small town) near Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu

Nachiargudi (Nacharakoil) comes under Thanjavur District. It is 10 K.M away from Kumbhakonam. There is sufficient bus facility to Nachargudi from Kumbhakonam.

Bus facilities are Available from Kumbakonam to Nachiar Kovil.

Contact Information:
Sri Gopal Rao
Shri Satyabhinava Brindavana,
Post – Nacharkoil, Vai – Kumbhakonam,
District: Tanjavoor,
Tamil Nadu: 612 602.
Phone: 0435 2466380


Sri Sathya Vijaya Theertharu(Aarani/Sathya Vijaya Nagara) 

satyapoorNaambudhErjaatO vidvajjanavijRuMbhita: |
dhanIdhvaMsItu sastaapaM shrIsatyavijayODupa: ||

Gurugalu: Sri Sathya Poorna Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Sathya Priya Theertharu
Aradhana: Chaitra Krishna Ekadashi

Shri Satyavijaya Teertharu entered Brindavana in Satyavijaya Nagar (Arani) on the banks of river Kaveri.

Satyavijaya Nagaram is a village in Arani Taluk, Thiruvannamalai District, Tamilnadu. It is about 240 km from Bangalore and 150 km from Chennai.

Contact:

1/440, “Sri Rama Nivas”
S.M.Road, Sathya Viajaya Nagar,
Arani Taluk. Pin:632317 (TN)
Phone:04173 – 291915 / 9944463550.


Sri Sathya Priya Theertharu(Mana Madurai)

|| shrIsatyavijayAmbodheH jAtaM satyapriyAmR^itam .
jarAmR^itI ja~NghanItu vibudhAnAM mude sadA ||

Gurugalu: Sri Sathya Vijaya Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Sathya Bodha Theertharu
Aradhana – Chaitra Shudda Trayodashi

His brindavana is located at Manamadurai – just 45 Kms from Madurai (TN) . Manamadurai comes under Shivagangai District.

Contact Information:
Shri S. Ananthan
Shri Satyapriya Thirtha Brindavana
Brindavana Agrahara,
Manamadurai – 625001
District: Shivaganga
Tamil Nadu


Sri Sathya Pramoda Theertharu(thirukovilur)

satyaabhijnakaraabjOtthaan panchaashadvarShapUjakaan |
satyapramOda tIrthaaryaan noumi nyaayasudhaarataan |

Ashrama Gurugalu   –   Sri Satyabhigna Tirtharu
Ashrama Sishyaru – Sri Sathyathma Theertharu(Current Pontiff)


Contact Information:

Sri Pt. Ananda Tirthachar Chimmalgi
Sri Sri Raghuthamma Swamy Moola Brindavana,
Manmpoondi (Tirukoailure) – 605759,
Dist : Villupuram,
Tamilnadu.
Phone : 04153 – 24690


 

Rayaru Mutt

Sri Vibhudendra Theertharu(Tirunelveli)

AkEralaM tathA sEtumAgangaM cA himAlayam |
nirAkRutAdvaitaSaivaM vibudhEndraguruM BajE ||

Period : 1435 – 1490
Ashrama Gurugalu : Sri Ramachandra Teertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru : Sri Jithamitra Teertharu

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His Brindavana is located at Tirunelvelli (a town situated on the banks of river Tamraparni). He attained brindavana on the day of Margashira Shuddha of Sadharana Samvatsara in A.D.1490.


Sri Vijayeendra Theertharu(Kumbakonam)

BakthAnAM mAnasAMBOjaBAnavE kAmadhEnavE |
namatAM kalpataravE jayayIndraguravE namaH ||

Period : 1575 -1614
Ashrama Gurugalu : Sri Vyasarajaru and then Danda Pallata was performed with Sri Surendra Teertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru : Sri Sudheendra Teertharu

His aradhana falls on Jyesta Krishna Trayodashi.

Address:
Solaiappan Street
Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu 612001, India


Sri Yogeendra Theertharu(Sri Rangam)

sAMdrabOdhAya SAstrEShu nistandramanasE harau |
rAGhavEndra kumArAya namO yOgIndrayOginE ||

Period : 1671 – 1688
Ashrama Gurugalu : Sri Raghavendra Swamy
Ashrama Shishyaru : Sri Sooreendra Teertharu

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Aradhana Tithi : Maagha Shukla Dashami

His brindavana is located at Srirangam , Tamilnadu

Address:

Sri Sumatheendraswamigalavara Brindavana,
Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt,
Raghavendrapuram, SRIRANGAM –TRICHY 620006


Sri Surendara Theertharu(Madurai)

yashchakaarOpavaasEna trivaaraM bhUpradakShiNaM |
tasmai namO yatIMdraaya shrI surEMdratapasvinE ||

Period : 1688 – 1692
Ashrama Gurugalu :  Sri Yogendra Teertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru : Sri Sumateendra Teertharu
Aradhana Tithi : Jyeshta Shuddha Bahula

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His Vrindavana is located at  Madurai .

Address:

Sri Guru Raghavendra Swamy Brindavanam,
No.1, Venkataswamy Naidu Agraharam
(near Petchiamman Padithurai) Madurai.


Sri Sumateendra Theertharu(Sri Rangam)

poorNapraj~Jamataambhodhi poorNEndumakalankinam |
sujanaambudhibhaasvantam sumateendragurum bhajE |

Period : 1692 – 1725
Ashrama Gurugalu : Sri Sooreendra Teertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru : Sri Upendra Teertharu

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Aradhana Tithi :  Ashvija Krishna Dwadashi(Sep – Oct)

Address:

NSRS MUTT SRIRANGAM
No : 7,Raghavendra Puram,
Srirangam,
Trichy 620 006
Ph : 0431 2432981
Ph : 0431 2431416
Mob: +91 9585599494
Mob : +91 9751795500


Sri Upendra Theertharu(Sri Rangam)

kRupaarasaamRutaambOdhimapaara mahimaanvitam|
upaasmahE tapOmUrtimupEndramuni pungavam||

Period : 1725-1728
Ashrama Gurugalu : Sri Sumateendra Teertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru : Sri Vadeendra Teertharu

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Aradhana Tithi : MaaghaShukla Dashami (Jan – Feb)
Vrindavana Situated at : Sriranga


Sri Muneendra Theetharu(Sri Rangam)

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Vyasaraja Mutt

Sri Sripathy Theertharu(Shenbakkam , Vellore)

Venkatesha padastakam Vadhibam Kavi Chaksanam
Sripathindra gurum vande sarvanthantreshu kovidam

Period: 1594 – 1612
Gurugalu: Sri Lakshmi Kantha Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Kambalu Rama Chandra theertharu

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Aradhana: Ashada Suddha Dwadashi


Sri Kambalu Ramachandra Theertharu(Shenbakkam, Vellore)

vandaarukalpataravE vaadikairavabhaanavE
shrIraamachandraguravE nama: kaaruNyasindhavE |

Aradhana – Margashira Shudda Triteeya

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Ashrama Gurugalu – Sri Sripati Tirtharu

Ashrama Shishyaru – Sri Lakshmi Vallabha Tirtharu


Sri Lakshmi Natha Theertharu(Sri Rangam)

nathamaneshtamandarah srinatha smaranadharah
lakshminathakhya gururadipsitartah pradosthu nah

Aradhana: Shravana Suddha Trayodashi

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Gurugalu: Sri Lakshmi vallaba theertharu
Sishyaru:  Sri Lakshmi Pathy theertharu

His brindavanam is located at Sri Rangam, Tamilnadu

Address:

Vyasaraja Mutt,
Malligai poo Agraharam
Srirangam., Trichy


Sri Lakshmi Pathy Theertharu(Srirangam)

Lakshmi nathabdhi sambhutho  Lakshmi Pathyakhya Chandranah
Sadhu sandoha Kumuda modah sampatu nah sada

Aradhana: Karthika suddha Ekadashi

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Gurugalu: Sri Lakshmi Natha theertharu
Sishyaru:  Sri Lakshmi Narayana theertharu


Sri Jagannatha Theertharu(Kumbakonam)

vidvatpankaja maartaanDa: vaadimattEbhakEsarI|
jagannaathagururbhUyaat jyaayasE shrEyasE mama |

Ashrama Gurugalu – Sri Sheshachandrikacharyaru
Ashrama Shishyaru – Sri Srinatha Tirtharu

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Aradhana: Pushya suddha Dweetiya


Sri Vidhya Natha Theertharu(Kumbakonam)

vadhiyutha pasandoha garva patina kesari
naijanarthidho bhuyad vidya natha guru sriyah

Ashrama guru: Sri Sri Natha Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Vidyapathi theertharu

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Aradhana: Vaishaka suddha ekadashi


Sri Vidhya Pathi Theertharu(Kumbakonam)

vaadivaaraNagarvaaNaam ChEdE kanTIravassadaa |
vidyaapati gururbhUyaanman manObhIShTasiddayE ||

Ashrama GurugaLu – Sri Vidyanaatha Thirtharu
Ashrama Shishyaru – Sri Vidyavallabha Thirtharu

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Aradhana: Vaishaka Shukla chathurdhi


Sri Vidhya sridhara Theertharu(srirangam)

durvadi mattamatanga kanthirava udaradih
vidhya sridara yogisah sreyas bhyastumeh

Ashrama GurugaLu – Sri Vidhya sri Sindhu Theertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru – Sri Vidya srinivasa theertharu

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Aradhana: Chaithra bahula chathurdhi


Sri Vidhya Varidhi theertharu(Srirangam)

sri krishnanungriyu gasakatamanaso yatisattamah
srimadvidhyavaridhirme gurubuyadabishtadah

Ashrama GurugaLu – Sri Vidhya Ratnakara Theertharu
Ashrama Shishyaru – Sri Vidya Prasanna theertharu

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Aradhana: Bhadrapada Suddha panchami


Sri Sripadaraja Mutt

Parasurama Theertharu(Sri Rangam)

sankarShaNa karaabjOttha: vidvatkumudabaandha va: |
parashuraamaaKyayat i: raajataam mamamaanasE |

Aradhana: Phalguna Shudda Hunnime

Gurugalu: Sri Sankarshana Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Adiraja Theertharu

His brindavana is located at Chanda Pushkarani near Sri Rangam


Sri Aadi Raja Theertharu(Srirangam)

paraSuraama karOtthaM suSaabtyaadiguNaarNavaM|
tatva |pradipaamRutaasaktaM AdiraajaguruMbhajE ||

Aradhana: Pushya Suddha Dashami

adhiraja

Gurugalu: Parasurama Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Sathya vrata Theertharu


Sri Sathya Vrata theertharu(Sri Rangam)

 lOkEShu viKyaata sukIrtimabtaM dhImabtamaadyaM kShitipaalajaatam |
satyavrataM j~jaanaviraagayuktaM bhaktaMharEssatyavrataM BajEhaM ||

Gurugalu: Sri Adhiraja Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Swarna varna theertharu

Aradhana: Chaithra Suddha hunnime


Sri SwarnaVarna Theertharu(Sri Rangam)
vasudhaatalaviKyaataM vairaagyaadi guNaarNavaM |
vEdavEdaaMga chaturaM svarNavarNaguruM bhajE ||
Gurugalu: Sri Sathya Vara Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Sripadaraja TheertharuAradhana: Jyeshta Bahula Chauthi

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Contact Information:

# 48, South Chittirai Steet
Srirangam
Contact:- Sri. Ragothama Achar & Sri Gururajachar
Ph:- (0431) 2431344


Sri Lakshmi Manohara Theertharu(Palliapalayam, Erode)

SrIrangaviThThalaasaktaM raghunaathaabdhichandiraM |
lakShmIkaTaakSha paatraM taM bhajElakShmImanOharaM ||

Gurugalu: Sri Raghu Natha Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Lakshmi Pathy Theertharu

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Aradhana: Pushya Suddha Hunnime

Contact information:

Nava Brindavan
Pallipalyam
Vasantha Nagar
Erode
Tiruchanduru Taluk
Contact:- Sri. Krishna Murthy Achar
Ph: (0424) 2223141


Sri Lakshmi Pathi theertharu(Palliapalayam, Erode)

suKatIrthamataadbiMdu jaataM lakShmImanOharaat |
sarvaabhIShTapradaMnrUNaaM lakShmIpati guruM bhajE ||

Gurugalu: Sri Lakshmi Manohara Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Lakshmi Natha Theertharu

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Aradhana: Ashada Suddha Dwadasi


Sri Lakshmi Kantha Theertharu(Venkarai)

narasiMhapadaasaktaM bhaktaabhIShTapradaayakam |
vij~jaanavimalaM SaantaM lakShmIkaantaguruM bhajE ||

Gurugalu: Sri Lakshmi Natha Theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri sri Kantha Theertharu

Aradhana: Jyeshta Suddha Chathurdashi

Contact information:

Paramattivellore Taluk
Namakkal District
Contact:- Sri. Guru Prasad
Ph: (04324) 270555


Sri Srinidhi Theertharu(Pallipalayam, Erode)

susaMstuti praNayana prasanna gururaajakam |
guruM SrInidhitIrthaaKyaM sat SrIkaantamaa bhajE ||

Gurugalu: Sri sri KanthaTheertharu
Sishyaru: Sri  Tejonidhi Theertharu

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Aradhana: Ashwija Bahula Saptami


Sri Sri Vidhya nidhi theertharu(Pallipalayam, Erode)

vidyaaMbhOdisaMbhUtaM viduShaaMcha sadaapriyaM |
pUjayantaM viThThaalaadIn vandE vidyaanidhiMmudaa ||

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Aradhana: Vaishaka suddha padhya


Sri Suguna Nidhi Theertharu(Bhavani)

BavAni puragAnadyAH kAvEryAH tIrasamsthitam |
mUlE shAKA maTElInam tam vandE sumathinidhim

Gurugalu: Sri Sugyananidhi theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Sudhi nidhi theertharu

sugunanidhi

Aradhana: Ashada suddha saptami

Contact information:

Kaveri Road
Bhavani – 638 301
Contact:- Sri. Krishna Murthy Achar
Ph: (0424) 2223141


Sri Sudhi nidhi Theertharu(Pallipalayam, Tamilnadu)

satyadIptaM vaSyavaachaM yamaadyeraShTabhiryutaM |
haMsaadhISaM niShEvadhvaM sudhInidhividhiM budhaaH ||

Gurugalu: Sri Suguna nidhi theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri Medha nidhi theertharu

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Aradhana: Phalguna bahula Ashtami


Sri Medha nidhi theertharu(Palliapalayam, Erode)

Gopinaatha SaRpayaadhi Vairaagya GuNashaalini|
MeDhaaniDhi Guroon vamdhe SachiShyaapannivaar akan||

Gurugalu: Sri Sudhi nidhi theertharu
Sishyaru: Sri daya nidhi theertharu

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Aradhana: Karthika Amavasya


Sri Tejo nidhi Theertharu(Palliapalyam, Erode)

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Sri Yasho nidhi Theertharu(Palliapalayam, Erode)

Aradhana – Pushya Shudda Dashami
Ashrama Gurugalu – Sri Taponidhi Tirtharu
Ashrama Shishyaru – Sri Ananda Nidhi Tirtharu

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Sri Tapo nidhi Theertharu(Pallipalayam, Erode)

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Other Yathigalu/Bidi Sanyasis

Sri Vidhyapathi Theertharu(Shenbakkam)

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Sri Sathyaadhiraja Theertharu(Shenbakkam)

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Four Sishyas of Sathyadhiraja theertharu(Bidi Sanyasis)

  1. Sri Kesava Udyaru(Shenbakkam)
  2. Sri Govindha Madhva Udayaru(Shenbakkam)
  3. Sri Bhoovaraha Udayaru(Shenbakkam)
  4. Sri Raghunatha Udayaru(Shenbakkam)

Sankarashana Wodeyaru(Polur)

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Ranga wodeyaru(Sathya Vijaya nagara/aarani)


Most of the brindavanas are located with in three major areas:

Map 1:(in and around Erode, Tamilnadu)

Railway station: Erode

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Map 2:(in and around Trichy, Tamilnadu)

Railway station: Trichy

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Map 3:(in and around Vellore, Tamilnadu)

Railway station: Katpaadi

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