SriRamanuja was a Hindu theologian, philosopher, and one of the most important exponents of the Vaishnavism tradition within Hinduism. He was born in a Tamil Brahmin family, to mother Kanthimathi and father Asuri Kesava Somayaji, in the village of Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu. His philosophical foundations for devotionalism were influential to the Bhakti movement.
Sri Ramanuja as a priest at the Varadharaja Perumal temple (Vishnu) at Kanchipuram, taught that moksha (liberation and release from samsara) is to be achieved not with metaphysical, nirguna Brahman but with the help of personal god and saguna Vishnu.Ramanuja has long enjoyed foremost authority in the Sri Vaishnava tradition.
Sri Ramnuja promoted Sri Sampradaym. He established a system at SriRangam temple which is called as "Koilolugu" to perform the daily rituals and procedures to run the temple. This is followed even today. After this he went to Tirumala and established a system and created a mutt (religious institution) to organize the activities of the Tirumala temple. He had written various books on our Sri Sampradayam. He established the Vishistadvaita philosophy based on the Vedas and alwars' Divya Prabandam. He appointed 74 simharihipathis to spread Sri Vaishnava sampradayam. He established a temple for SrimaN Narayana in a place called Thirunarayanapuram (called as Melkote) in Karnataka state near Mysore. His works continued and he took all efforts to spread Sri Sampradayam till his last.