Vallabhacharya Jayanti – History and Significance

Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated with great devotion and zeal by all Hindus in India. The celebration of Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated by all the Hindu community with great respect and joy as a celebration of Shri Vallabhacharya’s birthday.

According to Hindu Calendar, Sri Vallabhacharya was born on the date of Krishna Paksha in Vaishakh month in 1479. Sri Vallabhacharya was a great devotee of Lord Krishna, having spent all his life in service and devotion to Shri Krishna. Vallabhacharya used to worship Shri Krishna with great reverence and love.

Every year, Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm by all Hindus all over India. Shri Krishna ji is worshiped in a very interesting way and special manner in the celebration of Vallabhacharya Jayanti.

It is also a popular belief by all Hindus that Shri Vallabhacharya is the form of Lord Shrinath. Vallabhacharya is famous all over the country of India as a founder of Pushtimarg and a great devotee of Krishna.

Pushtimarg is also known as Vallabh Sampradaya. Shri Vallabhacharya was born in Kashi and he completed his education there. But it is believed that Shri Vallabhacharya’s Karma Bhumi was Vrajmandal.

Vallabhacharya Jayanti - History

History of Vallabhacharya Jayanti

Shri Vallabhacharya has been one of the great people in the history of our India and even today, Vallabhacharya is remembered with great respect on his birthday.

The celebration of Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated with great devotion by all Hindu communities in our India and Shri Krishna is also worshiped with full devotion on the Vallabhacharya’s birthday celebration because as we all know that Vallabhacharya was a great devotee of Lord Krishna. Some facts related to the life of Shri Vallabhacharya which tells the history of life of Vallabhacharya and his Jayanti.

Vallabhacharya was born in Kashi on the Ekadasi date of the Krishna Paksha of Vaisakhi month in the year 1479 and was born in a Brahmin family. Vallabhacharya’s father’s name was Laxman Bhatt and mother’s name was Illammagaru.

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Vallabhacharya’s life has a story about his birth and according to this belief it is said that When Vallabhacharya’s mother gave birth to him in the last month. Then Vallabhacharya’s parents thought that he was dead because at the time of birth he was not crying.

Vallabhacharya’s parents left him at a place. After that, Shri Nath came in the dream of Vallabhacharya’s mother Ilammagaru and He told Illammagaru that the child that you have left somewhere he is not a normal person he is my form that took a birth from your womb. After this, Vallabhacharya’s parents went to the same place where they had left that child.

Then they saw that the child Vallabhacharya was alive there and opened his eyes in the fire pit, shaking his feet and sucking his thumb. And then both of them brought them back. After that, his parents happily nurtured Vallabhacharya.

Vallabhacharya’s early life and education was completed in Kashi and after that most of his life was spent in Prayag and Vrindavan. Shri Vallabhacharya had a wife named Mahalakmi and also had two sons named Gopinath and Sri Vitthalnath.

Vallabhacharya’s Karma Bhumi Vraj Mandal, was related to the Vaishnavism and Acharya, Swami or Maharishi was used in front of the name of all people associated with Vaishnava Sampradaya and Acharya was also added at the end of the name, as in Maharishi Vallabhacharya’s name. Vallabhacharya did many great things throughout his life, for which he is still remembered with great respect.

Vallabhacharya Jayanti is celebrated in his memory and the worship of Shri Krishna is also done with great devotion and happiness on his birthday.

Vallabhacharya’s mother Illammagaru gave birth to Vallabhacharya when Once Vallabhacharya’s parents were on the way to South India, fearing the invasion of Muslims. Then on the way, Shri Vallabhacharya was born in the city of Raipur in Chhattisgarh.

Vallabhacharya was a great man, a great devotee of Shri Krishna, the founder of Pushtimarg as well as a great writer who wrote many famous texts. It is also believed that Vallabhacharya was also a very good teacher and his eighty-four disciples. Some of the famous names such as Surdas, Parmanand, and Krishnadas are also included in the disciples of great teacher Shri Vallabhacharya.

Sri Vallabhacharya is an Indian Telugu philosopher along with many great works and positions they have. It is said that Vallabhacharya was a philosopher of Shuddha Advaita which means ‘Pure Nondualism’.

Many very good philosophies were given by Vallabhacharya, one of which is that Vallabhacharya used to say that only three elements exist between us. And those three elements are Brahma, the universe and the soul. He also gave a great explanation of these three elements in detail.

This philosophy means that God, the world and the living beings are the very important existence of our life and Keeping these three elements at the center, Shri Vallabhacharya revealed the relationship between the world and the living. According to Vallabhacharya, Brahma is the omnipresent and the transcendent. Many such good philosophies were given by Vallabhacharya.  All his great works are remembered with reverence on Vallabhacharya Jayanti.

Significance of Vallabhacharya Jayanti

The importance of Vallabhacharya Jayanti is very special for all Hindu community people. Vallabhacharya’s birthday celebration is celebrated on Vallabhacharya Jayanti in a very special way all over India.

Vallabhacharya worshiped Shri Krishna with great devotion in his life. Shri Vallabhacharya has honored and  mentioned the glory of Shri Krishna in his great and many famous philosophies. And in a very interesting and creative way, we have shown the devotion, worship and glory of Shri Krishna in his Philosophies.

Shri Vallabhacharya composed many texts and sources in his life and wrote many famous texts and philosophies. Vallabhacharya composed many major books and titles.

The most famous and important texts of Vallabhacharya are sixteenth texts and these sixteen texts are also known as Shodash Granth. And the names of some of these sixteen are as follows like Shri Krishnashraya, Jalbodh, Yamunashtak and Sevaphal etc.

Many such great works were done by Vallabhacharya in his life, for which even today we remember him with respect in India. Vallabhacharya Jayanti also celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm for his memory and as the great devotee of Shri Krishna.

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