Shri Saunsthan Gaudapadacharya Kavale Math is the adipitha of Gaud Saraswat Brahmin community. Shri Gaudapadacharya was the paramguru of Shri Adi Shankaracharya. He wrote ‘Gaudapada Karikas’ which are considered as the most important and basic work in Vedanta. It is the basis on which Adi Shankaracharya has systemized and elaborated his magnificent philosophy of Advaits.

Gaud Saraswat Brahmin community has four maths. Those are Kavale Math with its main Maths at Kavale – Goa ; Partagali math with its main math at Paratagali, Kashi math at Varanasi and Kashi math at vaishavites. The disciples of Kavale & Chitrapur maths are called ‘smarthas’ and disciples of Partagali and kashi math are known as ‘vaishnavas’

Swamiji of Shri Kavale Math is the spiritual head of Shri Mangesh and Shri Shantadurga devasthans besides other Saraswat temples of Goa. The smartha mahajans of these temples and Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins of Karanataka are the disciples of Shri Kavale Math. Kavale Math is also revered by followers of other Saraswat Maths

Present swamiji of Shri Kavale Math is H.H Shrimat Saraswati swamiji who is the 77th pontiff of this math. His Holiness swamiji normally resides at Kavale – Goa. The visitors are welcome to visit the Math, meet H.H. Swamiji and obtain his blessings

Principle deity of Shri Kavale maths ‘Shri Bhavanishankar’. Swamiji performs Trikal pooja (Morning, Afternoon, and Evening) of Shri Bhavanishankar Panchayatan. Swamiji also performs religious rituals at the temples of Shri Mangesh, Shri Shantadurga, Shri Nagesh, Shri Mahalaxmi and Shri Ganapati during festivals. Shri Kavale math has 16 maths located at various places in India. The math also runs a Ved Pathashala at Kavale where almost thirty students learn Vedas under the guidance of learned Guruji’s .

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