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Shri Sugunendra teertha Swamiji of Puttige Matha assumed Sanyasa at the tender age of 12 and was brought up filially, spiritually and intellectually by the epoch making personality of Shri Shri vidyamany Teertha swamiji who is also the mentor of Shri Vishwesha Teertha swamiji, a visionary and zealous reformist of our times. Shri Sugunendra Teertha Swamiji acquired deep insight into religious, cultural, and vedic heritage of India during the course of study of shastras, extending over a decade under the legendary tutorship of Shri Vidyamany Teertha Swamiji. At a relatively early age he longed to reach to the devout public and take the message of shri Madhwacharya through publication. Shri Vidyamany Teertha Swamiji was pleased to know his worthy ambition of his worthy disciple,and blessed him to go ahead.Thus started ‘Suguna Mala’, the kannada monthly magazine, way back in the year 1986 and was released by the most sacred hands of Shri Vidyamany Teertha Swamiji. Heartened by the abundant pleasure of the readers Shri Sugunendra teertha Swamiji thought of extending the scope of Suguna Mala by publishing ‘Suguna Digest’ in English. Under the able Guidance of the most celebrated scholar of the orient Shri Bannanje Govindacharya, and under the editorship of Shri M Rajagopalacharya “Suguna Digest” was started in the most appropriate circumstances. “Suguna Digest” was meant to propogate the culture,religion and the tenets of Hinduism and the first issue was released by His Excellency the king Beerendra of Nepal the only ‘only Hindu Nation’ of the world in the year 1988 in the presence of His Holiness Shri vidyamany Teertha swamiji on the occasion of Sarva Dharma Sammelana held at Nepal.
Suguna has come a long way as a quarterly all these years, playing a subordinate role to Suguna Mala Kannada Monthly. It was realized of late, that the people with longing,and diaspora for Madhwa philosophy are spread all over the world and Taking the message of Madhwa philosophy to them in English was gaining more and more significance. In this context Shri Sugunendra teertha Swamiji decided to make Suguna Digest a monthly magazine after his Annual Darshan Of Lord Venkateshwara at Tirumala on the Historic Day of 12-12-12 Kartik Amavasya. Accordinly Suguna Digest is reaching out to the devout Public as Monthly periodical from January 2013 onwards.