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     Acharya 108 Vidyasagarji Maharaj 
    

Acharya 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 bechelor .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 works include:
 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 
Acharya 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.
6.Gyanoday Vidyapeeth.
7.Gyanoday Viklang Punarvas Prashikhan and Sodh Sansthan.
8.Gyanoday Limbs.
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 centuries. 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.

                                                                                                                                                                      

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