“Ramanujacharya Jayanti: Revisiting teachings of the saint who promoted idea of equality in everything”, Organiser, April 25, 2023:
“Ramanuja was born on Vaishakh Shukla Paksha, Shashthi, 1074, Vikram Samvat corresponding 1017 A.D of Gregorian calendar in Shriperumbudur of Tamil Nadu, when according to astrological calculations, the sun was in the zodiacal sign of Cancer.
His parents were Asuri Keshava and Kantimati, both from aristocratic Brahmin families. Rumanja passed his childhood days in Shriperumbudur. At the age of 16 he was married to Rakshakambal.
Only four months after his wedding, Ramanuja’s father was struck with a severe illness and died. Upon the death of his father, Ramanuja became head of the household and decided to move to Kanchi, a holy city famed for its scholars and magnificent Temples….”
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