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Before 15th Century

1500BC The river saraswathi from where Gowda Saraswaths originated dried up.  This river now extinct was between  the river Yamuna and the Sutlej.
700 BC Upanishadic Era
About 740 Swami Vivarananda founded Kaivalya Mutt Samsthan at Kaushasthali near Keloshi (Goa).  The worshipped deity of this samsthan is Shri Bhavani Shankar. Swami Vivarananda was a disciple of Govinda Bhagavathpaada who also initiated  Adi Shankaracharya to sanyas on the banks of river Narmada.
1238 Shri Madhvacharya (Dvaitha Siddhantha philosopher) born
13th Century Madhvacharya visited Gomanthak
1277 Soira Vittal Bhat  (an astrologer ) founded  Shri Venkatramana Temple at Mulki
1293 Madhvacharya visited Manjeshwar Temple
14th Century Soma Sharma went to Karkal and (with the help of Soira Prabhu) founded Shri Venkatramana Temple by installing the idol brought by him from Tirupathi
1318 Madhvacharya passed away.
15th Century Division of Uttaraadi Mutt and foundation of Kumbhakonam Mutt
1453 Shri Parasurama Damodara Temple founded at Bhatkal

15th Century

1510 Shri Kaathyaayini-Baaneshwar temple founded at Aversaa (Ankola, Karnataka)
25-4-1537 Shri Venkatramana Temple at Karkal renovated by installing the new idol
1538 Narasimha Temple founded at Bhatkal by Narasa Kini
1539 Shri Vijayeendra Tirtha of Kumbhakonam Mutt Samsthan observed Chaturmasya Vrita in Kochi. Vijayeendra Tirtha persuaded to initiate a saraswath boy to sanyasa. Vijayeendra agreed and the Vatu selected taken to Varanasi for education and initiated to sanyasa by name Yaadavendra (Hence became the first pontiff of Kashi Mutt) .
1542 Foundation of Kashi Mutt Samsthan. The worshipped deity of this samsthan is Shri Vedavyasa
21-1-1542 Copper plate and Raayasa-pathram issued to Yaadavendra Tirtha by Surendra Thirtha (Guru of Vijayeendra Tirtha)
3-2-1542 Raayasa-pathram issued by Surendra Thirtha (Guru of Vijayeendra Tirtha) to Gowda Saraswath Brahmin community
1545 / 46 Narayana Temple founded at Bhatkal by Kheth Pai
1550 Lakshmi Narayana Temple founded at Bhatkal by Lakkarasa Kamthi
1555 Tirumala Temple founded at Bhatkal by Santappa Nayaka
1560 Portuguese atrocities started in Goa
1564 Kaivalya Mutt Samsthan at Kushasthali destroyed by Portuguese. Decision to shift temples from Saashati province (Goa) to other place taken
1565 Virupaksha Narayana Temple founded at Bhatkal by Jeevana Nayaka.
1567 Hindu temples demolished in Goa.
23-11-1569 Shri Vijayeendra Tirtha of Kumbhakonam Mutt installed the idol of  Ugra-Narasimha at Shri Venkatramana Temple, Mulki on the day of Datta-Jayanthi. Later Maadhavendra Tirtha (7th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) in 18th Century installed the idol of Bindu-Maadhava (the procession deity).
1583 Rama Bhat  (later Keshavendra Tirtha- second pontiff Kashi Mutt Samsthan) born
1590 Raghunath Temple founded at Bhatkal by Bala Kini
30-3-1599 Sudhindra Tirtha of Kumbhakonam Mutt installed the idol in Kochi Tirumala Devasvom

16th Century

17th Century Venkatesh Bhat founded Shri Venkatramana Temple at Katapadi by installing the idol of Venkatramana Swamy sahitha Sridevi-Bhudevi along with idol of Shri Anantha Shayana Swamy as uthsavmoorthy given by Upendra Tirtha (third pontiff, Kashi Mutt).
1603 Shri Venkatesha Temple founded in Honnavar
12-5-1606 Jog Mallya s/o  Bhatkal Anantha Mallya donated Shri Tirumala Temple in Bhatkal to Yadavendra Tirtha(first pontiff, Kashi Mutt)
22-6-1608 Yaadavendra Tirtha (first pontiff, Kashi Mutt)  passed away at Bhatkal
1629 Hanumantha Bhat (later Yaadavendra Tirtha II - 4th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born
1646 Narayana Bhat (later Raghavendra Tirtha 5th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and shishya of Upendra Tirtha - 3rd pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born
27-2-1670 Keshavendra Tirtha (2nd pontiff, Kashi Mutt)  passed away at Basrur
Sep 1670 Somashekara Nayak I of Keladi (a kingdom which once stretched along the entire seacoast from Goa to Malabar was founded by Chowdappa Nayaka in 1499AD in Malnad area of Karnataka) endowed  land at Bangar (this place was on the upper portion of Mangalore) and Manchi (near Puttur taluk of South Kanara district)  for the performance of  Brahmana Santarpane  (i.e. Brahmana Bhojana feeding devotees free of cost) and Nandaa deepthi at Manjeshwar Temple
1674 Raghavendra Tirtha (5th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) established Kashi Mutt at Manjeshwar
24-10-1674 Upendra Tirtha (3rd pontiff, Kashi Mutt and 1st shishya of Keshavendra Tirtha - 2nd pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away in Varanasi
1685 Queen Chennamaji (w/o Somashekara Nayak I ) who ruled Keladi for 25 years from 1671 to 1696 endowed the government income procured via the collection of tax at the ports of Manjeshwar and Kumbla for the performance  of Brahmana Santarpane (i.e. Brahmana Bhojana feeding devotees free of cost), Rathothsavam and Nandaa deepthi at Manjeshwar Temple.  This tax income was 800 varaha gold coins (one varaha is number equivalent to 4 rupees so the tax income at the Manjeshwar and Kumbla ports was 3600 rupees at that time)
1699 Shri Venkatramana Temple at Karkal renovated for the second time

17th Century

1703 Kodagas looted Shri Maha Maya Temple (Kuladevatha of family of Impersonators of holy Oracle - MANJESHWAR DEVDARSHAN - at Manjeshwar) in Mangalore
15-9-1711 Yaadavendra Tirtha II(4th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and 2nd shishya of Keshavendra Tirtha - 2nd pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away in Hemmady
1719 Devendra Tirtha (6th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) and Maadhavendra Tirtha (7th pontiff, Kashi Mutt)  conducted renovation-reinstallation ceremony at Kochi Tirumala Devaswom
15-2-1725 Raghavendra Tirtha (5th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and shishya of Upendra Tirtha - 3rd pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away in Varanasi
1727 Tirumala Devasvom founded at Ernakulam
21-9-1734 A sanad (letter of authority by which one gets the right to travel with paraphernalia in a particular kingdom and due care to be taken thereof  by the administrative officers of the kingdom for ensuring safety of travel and stay) issued to Devendra Tirtha (6th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) by Somashekara Nayaka II of Keladi
1742 Maadhavendra Tirtha (7th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) installed the idol in Shri Varadaraja Venkatramana Temple at Gurpur, South Kanara
1755 Ali Sultan of Arakkal House, Cannanore (Kerala) along with Tulagee Angria (s/o Conaajee Angria) from Maharashtra looted Manjeshwar temple in January 1755 by bringing their army in ships. However, the planned proceedings about this attack leaked in advance little early as December 1754. Hence on 14th day of Dark Fortnight (i.e Krishna Paksha or Bahula) of Maargashira the majority of movable valuables was concealed to safer place. However, these attackers still carried away the remaining valuables.
1763 Tirumala Devasvom founded at Shertalli
10-3-1773 Yaadavendra Tirtha III (9th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and second  shishya of Maadhavendra Tirtha - 7th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away prematurely at Honnavar when his guru  Maadhavendra Tirtha was still alive. Similarly, Jnanendra Tirtha (8th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and first  shishya of Maadhavendra Tirtha - 7th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) also had passed away prematurely at Naasik somewhere between 1746 and 1773. These incidents finally resulted initiation of third shishya, Upendra Tirtha II (10th pontiff, KashiMutt)
1-8-1775 Maadhavendra Tirtha  (7th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) entered Jeevantha Samadhi at Walkeshwar, Mumbai
4-1-1778 Sureendra Tirtha (12th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and first shishya of Rajendra Tirtha - 11th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born. The details of Vishnu Tirtha (13th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and second shishya of Rajendra Tirtha - 11th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) are not much available except that he attained Jala Samadhi at Banaras
21-3-1782 Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born
2-12-1791 Upendra Tirtha II (10th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away in Varanasi
1794 Narasimha Domba Hegde (Raja of Vittal, South Kanara who led the plundering of Manjeshwar Temple in 1799) fled to Tellicherri (Kerala) and joined hands with British to overcome his enemy Tippu Sultan
29-10-1798 Sumatheendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born
1799 As soon as the 4th Mysore war broke, which resulted in the demise of  Tippu Sultan around noon of 4th May 1799, Narasimha Domba Hegde, Raja of Vittal (South Kanara) who was till then Tellicherry with British returned to his place and soon looted Manjeshwar Temple over the issue of  swaasthi (emoluments) not being paid due to successive transfer of ownership of land at Kendragaya from him to Manjeshwar temple. This attack caused devastating losses including breaking up of Brahma-Ratha.
30-5-1799 Rajendra Tirtha (11th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away at Thuravoor, Kerala.  Samadhi at Shri Narasimha Temple, Thuravoor

18th Century

1801 Francis Buchanan (15.2.1762 15.6.1829), later known as Francis Hamilton, employed by Richard Colley Wellesley (1760-1842),  then governor-general of India from 1797-1805 appointed by East India Company,  for the purpose of examining the state of the country, visited Manjeshwar.

While speaking of the Konkanies of Manjeshwar (by characterising them as those migrated from Goa due to atrocities by Portuguese), he claimed that They are in flourishing circumstances, and I saw some of their marriage processions passing to-day, attended by a number of exceedingly well-dressed people and very handsome girls. This is revealed in his book -  A Journey from Madras Through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar, for the Express Purpose of Investigating the State of Agriculture, Arts and Commerce, the Religion, Manners, and Customs : The History, Natural, Civil and Antiquities  - first published in 1807 by T. Cadell and W. Davies, London.

1804 Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) re-installed the idol of Shri Bhadra Narasimha at Manjeshwar temple. This was re-installation with considerable effort but not installation, as the idol was taken out to safer places (first to Kundadka, near Paane Mangalore, Bantwal Taluk and then to Karkal) in anticipation of the attacks by Narasimha Domba Hegde in 1799.
1804 The idol of Veera Venkatesha installed on Rakthaakshi Samvatsara Jyeshta Shuddha Trayodashi in Mangalore Temple by Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt). Click here for more details.
15-3-1855 Sumatheendra Tirtha (15th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) initiated to Sanyasa
20-5-1855 Sureendra Tirtha (12th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) installed the idol in Shri Venkatramana Temple at Kundapur
6-6-1831 Sureendra Tirtha (12th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away at Alleppey, Kerala at the age of 53.
1833 One Abbayya (perhaps Bhat and hailed from Kundapur)  initiated to sanyasa at Manjeshwar and renamed as Vasudendra Tirtha (16th pontiff of Kashi Mutt). This is the first of the two sanyasa deeksha ceremonies of Kashi Mutt consecrated at Manjeshwar.  In or about 1833 when Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) was camping at Manjeshwar the swamiji felt that his end was nearing and immediately sent for his shishya Sumatheendra Tirtha (15th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) who was then at Kochi. However Sumatheendra Tirtha could not come to Manjeshwar which  finally resulted initiation of Vasudendra Tirtha  as the second shishya of Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) who eventually succeeded as the 16th pontiff of  Kashi Mutt .
27-3-1834 Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away at Manjeshwar at the age of 52.
Nov/Dec 1834  First Brahma - Rathothsavam (Car-festival) of the newly built Ratha at Manjeshwar. The construction of this Ratha (which is the one existing today and hence the wood used is indeed over 200 years old) though started around 1800 took about 34 years to complete.  Mention must be made to definitely to note with dejection that the life span of Vibhudendra Tirtha (14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt - who along with the community, led the renovation work of Manjeshwar temple soon after it was plundered by Narasimha Domba Hegde, Raja of Vittal, South Kanara in 1799) could not make it up to officiate this particular Shashti Ceremony of this newly built Brahma Rath. It was carried out by the hands of Sumatheendra Tirtha (15th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) on Margashira Shuddha Shashti.
1837 Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born in Kamath family
1849 Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) initiated to Sanyasa
31-3-1851 Sumatheendra Tirtha (15th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and first shishya of Vibhudendra Tirtha-14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away at Alleppey, Kerala. His shishya, Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) was still then a minor of age 14 who then recognized  Vasudendra Tirtha (16th pontiff, Kashi Mutt and second shishya of Vibhudendra Tirtha-14th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) as his guru .
16-5-1859 Vasudendendra Tirtha  (16th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away at Manjeshwar. Though Vasudendendra Tirtha didnt initiate anyone to sanyasa, it was always his desire to have his Vrindavan (samadhi) by the side of his Gurus Vrindavan. This very same desire was expressed by him before MANJESHWAR DEVDARSHAN and hence was assured of. Thus he passed away at Manjeshwar on Vaishaakha  Shuddha Poornima day (the last day uthsav of MANJESHWAR DEVDARSHAN before it was to get reinvoked during succeeding Shashti Ceremony)
18-5-1864 Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt)  installed the idol in Hosdurg temple
1866 Giri Mallya (later, Varadendra Tirtha - 18th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) born
15-7-1874 Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) reinstalled the idol in Kundapura Temple
10-1-1876 Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) performed Sahasra Kumbhabhishekam at Manjeshwar temple
6-6-1876 Giri Mallya initiated to sanyasa and renamed as Varadendra Tirtha - 18th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) at Manjeshwar. This is the last of the two sanyasa deeksha ceremonies of Kashi Mutt consecrated at Manjeshwar
1877 Reinstallation at Shri Venkatrmana Temple, Uppinangady by Purna Prajna Tirtha of Gokarna Mutt.
26-11-1886 Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) passed away at Basrur
1888 Varadendra Tirtha (18th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) installed the idol of  Padmavathi at Karkal
26-4-1896 Varadendra Tirtha (18th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) installed the idol Shri Lakshmi Venkatesha at Tenkapet, Udupi temple. However, the foundation stone was laid by his guru Bhuvanendra Tirtha (17th pontiff , Kashi Mutt)
7-2-1897 Varadendra Tirtha  (18th pontiff , Kashi Mutt)  peformed the re-installation ceremony
26-3-1897 Srinivasa Prabhu (later Sukratheendra Tirtha- 19th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) born
27-3-1899 Varadendra Tirtha  (18th pontiff , Kashi Mutt)  installed the idol of Shri Venkatramana Temple at Puttur, South Kanara
1912 Srinivasa Prabhu initiated to sanyasa on Shravana Shuddha Chaturthi, Paridhaavi Samvathsara at Trichi (Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnad) on the banks sacred river  Kaveri and renamed as Sukratheendra Tirtha (19th pontiff , Kashi Mutt)
24-6-1914 Varadendra Tirtha  (18th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) passed away at Walkeshwar, Mumbai
5-5-1919 Sukratheendra Tirtha (19th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) re-installed the idol in Shri Venkatramana Temple at Katapadi
10-5-1919 Sukratheendra Tirtha (19th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) re-installed the idol Hosdurg temple.
28-11-1919 MANJESHWAR DEVDARSHAN orders in presence of Sukratheendra Tirtha (19th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) for the performance of  Sahasra Kumbhabhishekam
Feb 1920 Sukratheendra Tirtha (19th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) performed Sahasra Kumbhaabhishekam at Manjeshwar temple
31-3-1926 Sadashiva Shenoy (later Sudhindra Tirtha - 20th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) born at Ernakulam, Kerala
10-6-1935 Sukratheendra Tirtha installed the idols in Shri Ramanjaneya Temple at Vile Parle, Mumbai
1936 MANJESHWAR DEVDARSHAN stops on Chaithra Shuddha Poornima day not to get re-invoked till today
14-2-1940 Sukratheendra Tirtha installed the idols in Shri Pattaabhi Ramachandra Temple in Koteshwar
25-2-1942 Sukratheendra Tirtha  (19th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) installed the idols of  Shri Vitobha, Rukmini and Satyabhama at Sri Vitobha Temple, Mundkur founded by GSB community led by Lakshman Kamath.
24-5-1944 Sadashiva Shenoy initiated to sanyasa and renamed as Sudheendra Tirtha (20th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) at Mulki, South Kanara.
10-7-1949 Sukratheendra Tirtha passed away at Kochi, Kerala.
1-2-1952 Sudheendra Tirtha (20th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) re-installed the idols in Gurupura temple
20-5-1959 Sudheendra Tirtha (20th pontiff , Kashi Mutt) re-installed the idols in Kundapura temple
1977 Sudheendra Tirtha (20th pontiff, Kashi Mutt) performed Sahasra Kumbhabhishekam at Manjeshwar temple

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