PHILOSOPHER

Sivananda Saraswati

1887 - 1963

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Sivananda Saraswati (or Swami Sivananda; 8 September 1887 – 14 July 1963) was a Hindu spiritual teacher and a proponent of Yoga and Vedanta. Sivananda was born Kuppuswami in Pattamadai, in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. He studied medicine and served in British Malaya as a physician for several years before taking up monasticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sivananda Saraswati has received more than 583,765 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Sivananda Saraswati is the 597th most popular philosopher (down from 582nd in 2019), the 168th most popular biography from India (down from 165th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Sivananda Saraswati ranks 597 out of 1,089. Before him are Constantin von Tischendorf, Gersonides, Antony Flew, Hans Vaihinger, Ernst Nolte, and Jan Patočka. After him are Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Axel Honneth, Zisi, Alexius Meinong, Charles W. Morris, and Al-Baydawi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1887, Sivananda Saraswati ranks 78Before him are Joseph Bech, Hermine Reuss of Greiz, Savielly Tartakower, Tetsu Katayama, Josef Čapek, and Bernardo Houssay. After him are François Faber, Hugo Steinhaus, George, Crown Prince of Serbia, Georg Heym, Friedrich Zander, and Wilhelm Kube. Among people deceased in 1963, Sivananda Saraswati ranks 50Before him are Alois Hudal, Remedios Varo, Michael Rockefeller, Jacobus Oud, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, and W. E. B. Du Bois. After him are Georg Lindemann, Ferenc Fricsay, Rikidōzan, Fridolin von Senger und Etterlin, Alexander Marinesko, and Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sivananda Saraswati ranks 168 out of 1,227. Before him are Anna Leonowens (1831), Shantanu (null), Zakir Husain (1897), Abdul Qadeer Khan (1936), Mata Amritanandamayi (1953), and Dharmendra (1935). After him are Henry McMahon (1862), Dayananda Saraswati (1824), Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak (1551), Jayadeva (1170), V. V. Giri (1894), and Śāntarakṣita (725).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In India

Among philosophers born in India, Sivananda Saraswati ranks 23Before him are Shantideva (685), Buddhaghosa (401), Ravidas (1450), Ahmad Sirhindi (1564), Chandrakirti (600), and Jyotirao Phule (1827). After him are Eknath (1533), Dignāga (480), Madhvacharya (1199), Thiruvalluvar (350), Narayana Guru (1855), and Abhinavagupta (950).