Madhvacharya Punyatithi is the day when Shri Madhvacharya betook himself alone to Badari. In 2017, Madhvacharya Punyatithi date is February 5.
The day on which he proceeded to Badri is celebrated as Madhvanavami to this day. It falls on Shukla Paksha Navami in Magha Month as per Hindu calendar.
Madhvacharya was the chief proponent of Tattvavāda “Philosophy of Reality”, popularly known as the Dvaita (dualism) school of Hindu philosophy. It is one of the three most influential Vedānta philosophies. Madhvācārya was one of the important philosophers during the Bhakti movement.
Madhvacharya was lived in the period of 1238–1317 CE.