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Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Swami Rambhadracharya (born Pandit Giridhar on 14 January 1950) is an Indian Hindu spiritual leader, educator, Sanskrit scholar, polyglot, poet, author, textual commentator, philosopher, composer, singer, playwright and Katha artist based in Chitrakoot, India. He is one of four incumbent Jagadguru Ramanandacharya, and has held this title since 1988.Rambhadracharya is the founder and head of Tulsi Peeth, a religious and social service institution in Chitrakoot named after Saint Tulsidas. He is the founder and lifelong chancellor of the Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University in Chitrakoot, which offers graduate and postgraduate courses exclusively to four types of disabled students. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rambhadracharya has received more than 470,451 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Rambhadracharya is the 1,050th most popular philosopher (down from 970th in 2019), the 592nd most popular biography from India (down from 468th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Rambhadracharya ranks 1,050 out of 1,089Before him are Homi K. Bhabha, Charles Hartshorne, Gary L. Francione, Leila Ahmed, Geydar Dzhemal, and Hendrik Adamson. After him are Paul Churchland, C. H. Dodd, J. J. C. Smart, Michael Novak, Alexander Berzin, and Nick Bostrom.

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Among people born in 1950, Rambhadracharya ranks 405Before him are Josef Tošovský, Dan Hartman, Karmenu Vella, Zvonimir Serdarušić, Annegret Richter, and Hasely Crawford. After him are Ramón Quiroga, Ofelia Medina, Patti Austin, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Shahid Khan, and José Carlos Serrão.

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Among people born in India, Rambhadracharya ranks 592 out of 1,227Before him are Subhash Kak (1947), Mahesh Bhatt (1948), Bachendri Pal (1954), Jasraj (1930), Shatrughan Sinha (1945), and K. J. Yesudas (1940). After him are Jagdish Bhagwati (1934), Saroj Khan (1948), Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904), C. N. R. Rao (1934), R. D. Burman (1939), and P. T. Usha (1964).


Among philosophers born in India, Rambhadracharya ranks 45Before him are Debendranath Tagore (1817), Jaimini (-390), Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888), Ramananda (1400), Derek Prince (1915), and Homi K. Bhabha (1949).