Part 4 of the thread on “Ramanuja is a History” establishing that Ramanuja did make Delhi-visit and was followed by the Muslim girl, daughter of “Dilleeshwara” to Melkote. The legends of Bibi Nachhiar also analysed. #Ramanuja#RamanujaRealityNotMythjayasreesaranathan.blogspot.com/2018/08/ramanu…
The article begins with eliminating names like Emmadu Raya and Jagaddeva whose names also appear in the history of Melkote during times of threat from Mohammadans. The utsava murthy of Melkote was recovered from the house of the daughter of Dilleshwara, a Turk.
Jul 26, 2018 • 22 tweets • 7 min read
Part 3 of the thread on ‘Ramanuja is a History’ tracing the identity of the Muslim invader who ransacked Melkote temple in the 11th century. jayasreesaranathan.blogspot.com/2018/07/ramanu… Ramanuja is a history – 3 (Muslim invasion at Melkote)
There is a mausoleum on the banks of Tonnur lake (Thondanur) of ‘one of the fanatical followers of Ghazni’ – and recorded by Francis Buchannan. Coming to know that it was that of ‘Martyr’, Tipu Sultan enlarged it using the materials of a Hindu temple
Jul 21, 2018 • 15 tweets • 5 min read
This thread is part 2 on ‘Ramanuja is history’, detailing the time period of Ramanuja in Karnataka and the Muslim ruler in N India in the corresponding period. jayasreesaranathan.blogspot.com/2018/07/ramanu… Ramanuja is a history -2 (The Muslim king at the time of Ramanuja)
Yatiraja Vaibhava written by Vaduga Nambi, the disciple and personal assistant of Ramanuja says that Ramanuja found the murthy of Melkote in the house of Dilleesha’s daughter. She came after Him to Melkote and ‘disappeared’ into Him (God)
Jul 18, 2018 • 12 tweets • 3 min read
There is a growing tendency to dismiss the events around historical figures of the past as myths that fail the test of modern research. This thread focuses on such criticisms in the life of Ramanujacharya and proves why they are wrong. jayasreesaranathan.blogspot.com/2018/07/ramanu…
More iconic is a figure of the Indian past, the more are the doubts raised about the narrated-story. This was seen in Andal’s story by a Tamil lyricist and in the dismissal of Ramanuja’s life as a myth by a renowned archaeologist. Rama and Tyagaraja Swamy were also not spared.
The idea that Manu’s code dominated the lives of Indians was planted by the British who on seeing the excellent grass-root level governance at that time, believed that a law book must exist. Their search for that book ended in Manu smruti. Details in jayasreesaranathan.blogspot.com/2012/04/were-b…
William Jones believed that Manu’s code was practiced in India until then. But for him, Manu's code would not have become widely known as it is today.