Jagadgurus of Sringeri Sharada Peetham – Period of Reign

Sri Sharadamba Sringeri

Sri Sharadamba Sringeri

Sringeri Sharada Peetham (Sringeri Mutt), established by Sri Sri Sri Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya Bhagavatpada, is an esteemed Hindu religious site and one of the Astadasha Shakti Peetha Temple (18 ancient temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti).

The lineage of Jagadgurus of Sringeri Mutt has begun with Sri Shankara Bhagavatpada during 820 – 834 AD. And the present Mahaswamiji is – Sri Bharati Tirtha who has been the Peetadhipathi since 1989.

The Hoary Guru-Shishya Parampara, avichchinna ( unbroken) Guruparampara of  Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetham is given below…

Jagadgurus of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham Period of Reign (CE)
1. Sri Shankara Bhagavatpada 820 (videha-mukti)
2. Sri Sureshwaracharya 820 – 834
3. Sri Nityabodaghana 834-848
4. Sri Jnanaghana 848 – 910
5. Sri Jnanottama 910 – 954
6. Sri Jnanagiri 954 – 1038
7. Sri Simhagiri 1038 – 1098
8. Sri Ishwara Tirtha 1098 – 1146
9. Sri Nrisimha Tirtha 1146 – 1229
10. Sri Vidya Tirtha 1229 – 1333
11. Sri Bharati Tirtha 1333 – 1380
12. Sri Vidyaranya 1380 – 1386
13. Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati I 1386 – 1389
14. Sri Nrisimha Bharati I 1389 – 1408
15. Sri Puroshottama Bharati I 1408 – 1448
16. Sri Shankara Bharati 1448 – 1455
17. Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati II 1455 – 1464
18. Sri Nrisimha Bharati II 1464 – 1479
19. Sri Puroshottama Bharati II 1479 – 1517
20. Sri Ramachandra Bharati 1517 – 1560
21. Sri Nrisimha Bharati III 1560 – 1573
22. Sri Nrisimha Bharati IV 1573 – 1576
23. Sri Nrisimha Bharati V 1576 – 1600
24. Sri Abhinava Nrisimha Bharati 1600 – 1623
25. Sri Sacchidananda Bharati I 1623 – 1663
26. Sri Nrisimha Bharati VI 1663 – 1706
27. Sri Sacchidananda Bharati II 1706 – 1741
28. Sri Abhinava Sacchidananda Bharati I 1741 – 1767
29. Sri Nrisimha Bharati VII 1767 – 1770
30. Sri Sacchidananda Bharati III 1770 – 1814
31. Sri Abhinava Sacchidananda Bharati II 1814 – 1817
32. Sri Nrisimha Bharati VIII 1817 – 1879
33. Sri Sacchidananda Shivabhinava Nrisimha Bharati 1879 – 1912
34. Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati III 1912 – 1954
35. Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha 1954 – 1989
36. Sri Bharati Tirtha 1989 – Present

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