|| Hari Sarvothama Vayu Jivothama ||
|| Sri Raghavendra Gurubyo Namaha ||
|| Sri Sankarshana Wodeya Yatindra Guruvae Namaha ||
Madhya aradhane of Sri Sankarshana Wodeyaru(1810-1862) will be celebrated on 16-12-2015 at his Moola brindhavana,Karapoondi,Near Polur,Tiruvannamalai District.
About His Holiness:
Poorvashrama name of his holiness was Sri Tammanna Nayak.At his young age, he did sastra pata from Sri Bheema Varaha Acharya.During his yatra to Udupi shetra,Sri Tammanna studied Sarvamoola grantha of Jagadguru Madhvacharya from Sri Visvapriya Tirtha of Sode Mutt.At the age of 32,Sri Tammanna was given Sanyasa by Sri Sathyaparayana Tirtharu and renamed as Sri Sankarshana Wodeyar.
Sri Sankarshana Wodeyaru was the first saint to write Sanskrit commentary on Harikatha amritha saaraa(called as Kannada Sudha written by great Sri Jagannatha Dasaru) and its the most extensive teeka.He had taken avatara specially to write a tika on the Harikathaamritha saaraa. His holiness had Sri Sanjeevi Rao as his shishya.
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Aradhane Invitation:(Thanks Shri Raghavendra Rao for sending the scanned copy)
Venkatesh Rajendra Rao