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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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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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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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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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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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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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Who is Hamsanamaka?

It is said that Hamsanamaka is a predecessor of Acharya Madhva. I've tried to find out more details about him, but Google lead me nowhere. Is Hamsanamaka talked about in any scriptures or other ...