learned all his lessons well.
One day his great grandfather, Alavandar, came from Srirangam to see Ramanuja at study. He
was satisfied with his progress. So he decided to make him the chief Acharaya at srirangam
At kanchi, Ramanuja did not get on well
with his teacher. When therefore his teacher went on a pilgrimage to Varanasi, Ramanuja
came home and got married.
Later, he returned to Kanchi and took service at the temple
In the meantime, Alavandar was nearing his end. He sent for
Ramanuja, but before Ramanuja could reach him, Alavandar had passed away.
Strangely, three of the fingers of the dead man’s
right hand remained folded.