Vamanashram

Vamanashram

Swami Vāmanāshram (Devanagari: वामनाश्रम्, Vā.ma.nā.śram) was the Sixth guru of the Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmin community(6th in the Guru Parampara). His period of reign was for 16 years from 1823 to 1839.

Swami Vāmanāshram had been under the tutelage of his guru Swami Keshavāshram for a period of 19 years. This helped him gain mastery over the Vedas, Upanishads and other Sanskrit scriptures. He was considered a Bramha-jñāni(All knowing one). He died in 1839 at Mangalore. He was succeeded by his shishya(disciple) Krishnashram. The samādhi of Swami Vāmanāshram is located at Mangalore.

(Note: Henceforth in this article Swamiji will refer to Swami Vāmanāshram only)

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