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Guru Raghavendra Temple NYC


In New York City, there is a temple built for Guru Raghavendra on Bowne Street in Flushing (Very Near to the famous Flushing Ganesh Temple).



Sri Guru Raghavendra (1595-1671) is a famous  and a respected 16th century Hindu saint who lived in South India.  Guru Raghavendra advocated Madhva philosophy (worship of Sri Vishnu as the supreme God) and Sri Madhvacharya’s dualism philosophy attained jeeva samadhi (voluntarily stopped His breathing in deep meditation) and entered Brindavana (a specially constructed stone enclosure) in Mantralaya in Andhra Pradesh on Dwitiya Day of Sravana Krishna Paksha in the year 1671. This date is celebrated each year as Sri Raghavendra Swamy Aradhana at Brindavanas all over the world. 


Shree Raghavendra stotram (Slogam)
Pujyaya Raghavendraya Sathya Dharma Rathayacha
Bajatham Kalpa Vrukshaya Namatham Kamadehnave

The Main Guru Raghavendra's samadhi (final resting place) is located in Mantralayam, a small town in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.


The Hindu Temple Society of North America
Raghavendra Swamy Temple
(Opp Ganesh Temple) 45-57  Bowne St, Flushing, New York


LIFE HISTORY OF GURU RAGHAVENDRA IN TAMIL PHOTO



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