Sri Raghavendra stands out as the brightest star in the long list of saints of Madhva hagiology. He occupies a prominent and significant status in the galaxy of the Swamijis. His popularity is incredible. He is alike loved and adored by one and all. He is the favourite of the masses and the scholars alike. His admirers and disciples are not confined to any caste or sex or sect or any part of the country. It is not a boast, when we state that the largest number of Brindavans are of Sri Raghvendra scattered all over
India from Badri to Kanyakumari, from Kutch to . Sri Raghavendra is known for many things and is the complex of several excellences. His greatness is unsurpassable (agamyamahima), his compassion for suffering humanity is infinite (atyantadaya) and his popularity is astounding and breath-taking (visesajanapriti). Added to all these he is a reputed scholar with a substantial output of 42 works to his credit (prakanda pandita). Assam
One has only to turn to the pages of Raghavendra Vijaya of Narayanacharya, the saint’s sister’s son and the Guruganastava of Vadindra to learn about the marvels he worked. He had great yogic powers.