Acharya Vidyasagar

Indian Jain Sadhu (1946–2024)

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Acharya Vidyasagar: Indian Jain Sadhu (1946–2024)
Acharya Shri Vidyasagarji Maharaj was an Indian Digambara Jain Acharya. He was recognized both for his scholarship and tapasya (austerity). He was known for his long hours in meditation. While he was born in Karnataka and took diksha in Rajasthan, he generally spent much of his time in the Bundelkhand region where he is credited with having brought about a revival in educational and religious activities. He wrote haiku poems and the epic Hindi poem "Mukamati".Also known as "Chote Baba" in Jain community


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