108 Vidya Sagarji Maharaj was
born on 10th October 1946 on sharad Purnima in Sadalaga, Dist.
Belgam, Karnataka. . He
was digambar jain by cast. His father was Shri Mallappa , who later became Muni
Mallisagar and eventually attained samadhi. His mother Shrimati later became
Aryika Samayamati, who has also attained samadhi. Acharya Vidyasagarji is a
.He adopted BRAHMACHARYA VRAT by Muni
Deshbushan in early age and MUNI INITIAN on 30.06.1968 at
Ajmer, Rajasthan by ACHARYA GYAN SAGARji. He adopted the acharya
pad, the highest position of jain saint on 22nd November 1972 at
Nasirabad , Rajasthan by acharya Gyan Sagarji
Acharya Shree is an expert in classical (Sanskrit and Prakrit) and several modern languages,
Hindi, Karathi and Kannada), and an author in Hindi and Sanskrit. Several researchers have studied his works for masters and doctoral degrees. His
Sanskrit texts: Niranjana Shataka, Bhavana Shataka, Parishah Jaya Shataka, Suniti Shataka and Shramana Shataka.
Hindi epic: Muka mati.
Verse translations of classics: Yogasara, Ishopadesha, Samayasar (Kundakunda ka
Kundan), Gomatesh thudi etc.
Verse translation of Samana suttam
Sri Vidya Sagarji has been a source of inspiration to the
people for starting institutions for the welfare of
living beings at different places:
1.Brahmi Vidya Ashram, Sagar.
2.Acharya Vidya sagar sodh sansthan pisanhari madhia, Jabalpur.
3. Sri Varni Digamber Jain Gurukul , pisanhari Madhia Jabalpur.
4.Bharat varsiya ,Digamber Jain Administrative Training Institution.
5.Acharya Vidyasagar management Science Institution, Bhopal.
7.Gyanoday Viklang Punarvas Prashikhan and Sodh Sansthan.
9.Bhagyoday Tirth, Saga.
10. Acharya Vidyasagar Scholarship Trust, Atishay Chhetra Mahuwa.
11.Goshala-More than 60.
Acharya Sri Vidya Sagarji has been a source of inspiration
for religious functions. He has initiated more than 125 monks, a number unmatched in the past 9
Several Panch kalyanak and Gajrath Mahotsava have been
organized at different places of the country in the holy presence of
Acharya Sri 108 Vidyasagar and his Sangh like Drongiri,
chattarpur (M.P) , Bina baraha sagar (M.P), Morena (M.P), Madanganj
kishanghar AjmerRaj, khajuralro kundalgri ,koniji , Jabalpur etc.etc.
Acharya Sri Vidya Sagarji has been a source of inspiration for the
construction, development and renovation of Jain temples and
Images all over India. Acharya Sri always inspired to invite
scholars of eminence to have discourses on different
subjects . Acharya Sri has also taken classes to teach his disciples
different Granthas. More than hundred books articles have been
written on Acharya Sri 108 Vidya sagarji by eminent scholars and
dedicated devotees. Also a number of Cassettes, C.D.,etc. has
been released on Acharya Sri Vidya Sagarji.
Acharya Sri Vidya Sagarji
2008 chaturmas is now going on in Ramtek, Dist. Nagpur, Maharastra.