- Vice President has released a postage stamp to commemorate the 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan.
- Sri Vedanta Desikan was a Vaishnava philosopher and one of the most brilliant stalwarts of Sri Vaishnavism in the post-Ramanuja period.
- He was also a multi-faceted personality.He was a spiritual teacher, scientist, logician, mathematician, literary genius, linguist, military strategist and much more.He was also conferred the title of ‘Sarva-tantra-swatantra’ or master of all arts and crafts.
- He was the disciple of Kidambi Appullar also known as Aathreya Ramanujacharya who himself was of a master-disciple lineage that began with Ramanuja.
- He is considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of the divine bell of Venkateswara of Tirumalai by the Vadakalai sect of Sri Vaishnavite.Some of his prominent works are Hayagriva Stotram,Abheethistavam,Achyutha Satakam,Bhagavad Dhyana Sopanam and Kamasikashtakam.
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