Reflections on the King of Ascetics (Yatirāja): Rāmānuja in the Devotional Poetry of Vedānta Deśika

  title={Reflections on the King of Ascetics (Yatirāja): Rāmānuja in the Devotional Poetry of Vedānta Deśika},
  author={Srilata Raman},
  journal={Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions},
  • S. Raman
  • Published 28 July 2020
  • Education
  • Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions
The ocean of Śrīvaiṣṇava literature is vast and it is a humbling scholarly endeavor to realize that the more one works on it, the more there is to discover; thus, any conclusions that one reaches on the intellectual history of the tradition can only be tentative postulations which can and must be superseded by further research.1 This being said, it has become increasingly clear that we are seeing a particularly fertile period between Rāmānuja (traditional dates: CE1017– 1137CE) andVedāntaDeśika… 


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