## Who is Shankaracharya Jyotirmath?

Relevant organizations involved in reviving Jyotir Math, including a committee of pundits from Varanasi, proposed Swami Krishnabodha Asrama as the Shankaracharya, despite Shantanand’s claim and occupation of Jyotir Math.

### Which are the 4 Math established by Shankaracharya?

According to Mishr, it is believed that Adi Shankaracharya established four mutts: Badrikashram Jyotirpeeth in the north, Dwarka’s Shardha Peeth in the west, Govardhan Peetha in Puri in the east, and Sringeri Sharada Peetham in Chikkamagalur district, Karnataka.

#### Who is the famous mathematician of Uttarakhand?

Bhaskara: One of the greatest names of mathematics Bhaskaracharya is the mathematician of 12th century AD. He has made a significant contribution to the branch of mathematics.

**In which place Jyoti Math is situated which established by Shankaracharya?**

Joshimath, also known as Jyotirmath, is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Located at a height of 6150 feet (1875 m), it is a gateway to several Himalayan mountain climbing expeditions, trekking trails and pilgrim centres like Badrinath.

**Who is Shankaracharya of Dwarka?**

Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati

Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati (born 2 September 1924) in 1982 became the Shankaracharya of Dwarka Sharada Peetham in Dwaraka, Gujarat and the Jyotir Math in Badrinath.

## Who is current Shankaracharya?

Vijayendra Saraswati

The 70th Shankaracharya, Vijayendra Saraswati is the current Shankaracharya, before which, the matha was headed by Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th Shankaracharya.

### What are the 4 maths of Hinduism?

Adi Shankara has established four major mathas in different regions of India and list is as follows.

- Govardhana Matha, Odisha – Rig Veda.
- Sharada Peetham, Karnataka – Yajur Veda.
- Dwaraka Pitha, Gujarat – Sama Veda.
- Jyotir Math, Uttarakhand – Atharva Veda.

#### How many Hindu math are there?

Along with twelve mathas, there are ten mathas that are descended through Madhvacharya’s direct disciples, Padmanabha Tirtha, Narahari Tirtha, Madhava Tirtha, Akshobya Tirtha and Akshobya Tirtha’s disciple Jayatirtha.

**Who was the first mathematician of India?**

Aryabhata

Aryabhata, also called Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder, (born 476, possibly Ashmaka or Kusumapura, India), astronomer and the earliest Indian mathematician whose work and history are available to modern scholars.

**Who was the first mathematician in the world?**

Thales of Miletus

One of the earliest known mathematicians were Thales of Miletus (c. 624–c. 546 BC); he has been hailed as the first true mathematician and the first known individual to whom a mathematical discovery has been attributed.

## Who established Govardhan Math?

saint Bhagwan Adi Shankaracharya

Purvamnaya Sri Govardhana Peetham or Govardhan Math is one amongst the four cardinal peethams established by the philosopher-saint Bhagwan Adi Shankaracharya to preserve and propagate Sanatana Dharma and Advaita Vedanta, the doctrine of non-dualism.

### How many matha are there in India?

There are twenty four Madhva mathas set up all over India, including those in Udupi.

#### What is shankaracharya math?

Famously called as Jyotirmath, Shankaracharya Math is one of the four Mathas (Monastries) established by Adi Jagatguru Shankaracharya and his disciples. Trotakacharya, a disciple of Adi Jagatguru Shankaracharya has established Shankaracharya Math under the supervision of Adi Jagatguru Shankaracharya in 8th century.

**How to reach Shri Shankracharya math in Joshimath?**

Shri Shankracharya Math or Jyotirmath is located in Joshimath on NH58, road to Badrinath. Well connected by road, Joshimath can be reach easily from Haridwar (275 kms) and Dehradun (294 kms). Buses and sharing taxis are available from places like Rishikesh (256 kms), Srinagar (148 kms) and Chamoli (51 kms).

**What is Shankaracharya Peeth or Govardhan Math?**

This Shankaracharya Peeth is also known as Govardhan Math. The Tirtha or water source associated with this Peetham is Mahadodhi or the sea in the form of the Bay of Bengal. The first Acharya of the Sri Govardhan Math was Sri Padmapadacharya, another direct disciple of Aadi Shankaracharya.

## What is Jyotirmath Matha?

A cardinal institution, Jyotirmath is a uttaramnaya matha or northern monastery. These Mathas were established to teach the importance of monastic life as written in Vedas, Upanishads and Brahma Sutra.