Founder of the Nimbarka Order and the Dvaitadvaita Philosophy. He is an appearance of Vishnu’s Discus, Sudarshana.

In Tailanga, on the banks of river Narmada, Aruna and his wife Jayanti lived. Sudarshana went into her and sie gave birth to a son.

One day, just before sunset, Brahma visited the hermitage. The sun went down while he was having his meal. The boy hung Sudarshana on the top of a tree. Brahma called him Nimbarka – who made the sun rise in a tree.