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Sri #JagannathaDasaru (1728-1809) - Maanvi
(Bhadrapada Sukla Navami)

Daasavaryam dayaasindhum dooreekruta duraashiram !
#Harikathamritavaktaaram Jagannaatha gurum bhajE !!
Sri Jagannatha Dasaru (1728-1809) is considered as #SaHlaAda (brother of Prahlada RaAyaru) amsha whose poorvasrama name was Srinivasacharya; ++
Sri Puranadara Dasaru - Sri Vijaya Dasaru - Sri Jagannatha Dasaru and Sri Gopala Dasaru together are called DaAsa Chatushtaya - the four stalwarts of Haridasa tradition, who have played a significant role in spreading the philosophy of Hari sarvottama - VaAyu Jeevottama;
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1/n Undoubtedly #Vasudeva #Krishna was a historic figure worshiped by many across geographies.

Here is a thread on his historicity which goes many years before claimed birth of Christ. Krishna lifting Govardhana. A sculpture from Gupta Period (4
2/n Gavin Flood in his book “An Introduction of Hinduism” traces back the worship of #Vasudeva as god hero of the tribe of Vrishnis from 6th century BCE and beyond.

For this he sources the works of Pāṇini & epigraphy with the Heliodorus pillar.

Some relevant excerpts!
3/n Pāṇini does talks about Vrishnis in Ashtadayani. The Arthashastra described the Vrishnis as a sangha. The Drona Parva of Mahabharata (141.15) has Vrishnis and the Andhakas mentioned as Vratyas.

Check this snippets from HC Raychaudhuri’s “Political History of Ancient India.”
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