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Why is the demon Hiraṇyakaśipu addressed with 'Shri' in the Srimad Bhagwatam?

Why is the demon Hiraṇyakaśipu addressed with 'Shri' in the Srimad Bhagwatam? For instance, this verse from Srimad Bhagwatam Canto 7 Chapter 8 Verse 11: श्रीहिरण्यकशिपुरुवाच व्यक्तं त्वं मर्तुकामोऽसि ...
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Do srivaishnavas(thenkalai/vadakalai) consider hanuman an avatar of shiva or any other deva?

I'm aware that ramanandis regard hanuman as an avatar of shiva and madhwas consider him an avatar of vayu What about srivaishnavas?
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How do Madhwists agree or disagree with Srivaishnavites regarding Sharanagati?

AFAIK Srivaishnavites believe Bhakti alone without Sharanagati will not lead to Moksha. Do Madhwists agree or disagree with this?
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For Madhwists, is there a hierarchy even among souls that have achieved Moksha?

In the book Srivaishnava and Dvaita Vedanta Polemics and Interpretations of the Ramayana as a Bhakti Text Cameron M Wright says The Dvaita view also asserts a strong distinctness and hierarchy among ...
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According to Madhwists - what transgressions would cast someone into Andhatamas?

Andhatamas is approximately "eternal hell" - the Jivatma cast into Andhatamas can never escape through rebirth into a better station. What are the sins Madhwists regard as leading to ...
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Did Madhwa declare the Mahabharata to be a highly corrupt text?

Did Madhwa declare the Mahabharata to be a highly corrupt text? According to this article, he said so: If for the sake of discussion we assume that the Kurus did attempt to disrobe Draupadi, then why ...
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How do Madhwas explain Taittiriya Upanishad 2.1.1?

Madhwas hold that Akasha was not created and it was eternally present. But Taittiriya Upanishad, Brahmananda Valli, First Shloka (2.1.1) says तस्मा॒द्वा ए॒तस्मा॑दा॒त्मन॑ आका॒शः सम्भू॑तः । Tasmadva ...
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Source of Madhvacharya telling that a soul can be split

As I discuss the implications of this question here, The YouTube link given in the main question says it no more available https://youtu.be/NiIuuyW_IRo?t=1865 Can any one give the source as to where ...
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Is there only one caste among Madhwas (Brahmins)?

Madhwa and Madhwa-Brahmin seem synonymous to characterize followers of the Madhwa faith.
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Why is Poha allowed and Rice not allowed during Ekadashi?

Rice is clearly not allowed in Ekadashi, but in Karnataka especially in Madhwa Sampradaya Poha or Avalakki is allowed. But Poha is actually made up of Rice. How is this allowed?
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What are the views of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu regarding Dvaita of Shri Madhwacharya?

I read here on Hindustack exchange, in the comments of this answer Achintya-vedaveda is completely different from Dvaita philosophy ofSri Madhva.In Chaitanya Charitamrita 2/9/235-51 Mahaprabhu ...
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Does Madhwa say that some souls will be eternally damned even if they do good deeds?

It says in Quora that according to Madhwa The souls are divided according to 3 different classes Satvic & mukti Yogyas: These souls are born certified as the highest class with the guaranteed ...
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Are there any answers from the School of Advaita to Shri Madhwacharya's Mayavada Khandana and Upadhi Khandana?

Does any Advaitin has answered or has answers to Shri Madhwacharya's Mayavada Khandana and Upadhi Khandana? MAYAVADA KHANDANA (Refer ESSENTIALS OF DASAPRAKARANA translated by Prof. K.T. Pandurangi) ...
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Do followers of Madhwa consider him to be an incarnation of Vayu?

Is that something he claimed himself? or did his followers consider his incarnation to be revealed in scripture?
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Is there scriptural support for Madhwa's "atat tvam asi"?

The book "A History of the Dvaita School of Vedānta and Its Literature", Volume 1 By B. N. Krishnamurti Sharma says in the footnote of page 373 that Madhwa, in his Chandogya Bhashya cites a post-...
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Have Madhwa's methods of scripture-interpretation been criticized by later commentators?

Madhwa's methods have been characterized as "often Sri Madhva's arguments rely on nuances and ingenious usage of grammar, often lending unusual meanings to very familiar and straightforward words."...
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Who is the god Latavya worshiped by Madhwas?

Madhvacharya’s philosophy or Dvaita divides Jivatmas or individual souls into three categories: Mukti Yogyas or those destined to attain Moksha, Nitya Samsaris or those destined to remain in Samsara ...
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What is the initiation process for the Dvaita sampradaya? In what aspects does it differ from the Panchasamskara done by Srivaishnavas?

I was hearing a upanyasam about the Taapa part of the panchasamskaram which comes under Samaashrayanam for Srivaishnavas. It was mentioned that Dvaitins also have a similar procedure but instead of ...
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Can I change my sect?

I am from shaiva sect but i like and love Krishna . And my bramhopadesham in madhwa style can I change to madhwa does madhwa community accept me ?
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Are there any Madhwa temples famous for their architecture/history/popularity with devotees?

There are united nations world heritage sites thats are Siva temples. iyengar vaishnavites have tirupati venkatachalapati temple that has a large number of devotees and tons of money. Off the top of ...
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