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Annamacharya Vardhanthi 2025 date

Annamacharya Vardhanthi is a significant observance commemorating the death anniversary of the revered Saint-Poet Annamayya (May 9, 1408 – February 23, 1503). Annamacharya Vardhanthi 2025 date is March 26. 

Renowned for his profound devotion and literary brilliance, Annamayya composed an impressive collection of over 32,000 devotional songs, primarily dedicated to praising the glory of Lord Venkateswara, the presiding deity of the renowned temple atop the Seven Hills in Tirumala Tirupati.

The Vardhanthi date is determined according to the traditional Hindu Lunar Calendar, falling on the Phalguna Krishna Paksha Dwadasi, which marks the twelfth day of the waning phase of the moon in the month of Phalguna in calendars followed in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Born on May 9, 1408, in the village of Tallapaka situated in the Cuddapah District of Andhra Pradesh, India, Sri Annamacharya lived during the fifteenth century. His contributions to Telugu literature and devotional music have left an indelible mark, earning him widespread acclaim as one of the earliest and most esteemed composers in the Telugu language.

Throughout his life, Annamacharya's compositions not only celebrated the divine virtues and form of Lord Venkateswara but also encapsulated spiritual themes, moral values, and the essence of devotion. His lyrical prowess and deep-seated faith continue to inspire devotees and enthusiasts alike, transcending time and generations. An enduring legacy, Annamacharya's devotional songs remain cherished and sung fervently in temples, homes, and cultural gatherings across the Telugu-speaking regions and beyond, reinforcing his enduring influence on religious and cultural traditions.

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