Vaikunta VarNane :
In this work Sri Vadiraja Tiirtha explains the Srusti (creations), Stiti (present state) Laya (extintion) and Moksha (adobe) according to Madhwa Tatva. This composition has been done/written in kannada to convey the message of Madva Tattva for commoner or layman who doesnot know the sanskrit.
Vaikunta VarNane is in four sandis (chapters) comprising of 388 nudis (lines) and includes about 43 sholkas with examples and instances from Shruti, Smruti, etc. The ultimate goal of this work is to convey the meaning and ways to achieve liberation. Finally Sri Vadiraja Tiirtha explains that one has to take refuge with Sri Hari who is svatantra, sarvaguna paripurna, sarvottama, sarvavyaptha, sarvashaktata etc. to achieve the same.
Sri Vadiraja's aim is to describe four forms of Sri Hari viz. Vasudeva Muktiprada, Sankarshana layakari, Pradumnya Srustikartha, Anirudda Stitikartha and make you to understand that Sri Hari is Sarvottama.
Sri Vadiraja Tiirtah has narrated different lilas/avataras/plays from original Narayana form to different forms of Vasudeva in four chapters (sandis): ie Moksha Sandhi (liberation chapter), Laya sandhi (extintion chapter), Stiti Sandhi (present form) and Srusti Sandhi (creation chapter). The naration of these glories/ grandeur is TattvaSara.
In the first chapter ie Moksha sandhi he has explained the three incarnations Hanuma, Bhima & Madhva through avatara traya stuti, Mayavada Khandane, Praise of Sri Hari's qualities, Capabilities of Indriyas (organs), Necessity of Bhakti (devotion), Meaning of Vaikunta (adobe), Differences between Jiva and Brahma in Liberation, Explanation of Vaikunta, Form of Moksha (moksha swaroopa), Mukthas (liberated souls) who are different from Hari, Levels of Vaikunta, Taratamya, Viraja Snana (bath in the river of Viraja), Linga Bhanga, different forms of devotion by Mukthas and their plays, four types of Mukthi and explanation about the moksha.
Second Chapter ie Laya Sandhi (extintion) deals with Sri Hari's role of creation and extintion of the universe. This sandhi explains the act of extinction by Sri Hari, his role in playing(krida) extinction process, culmination of Brahma's role in extinction, Panchabutaadi tatvas and reasoning of these things in extinction, all orginal forms (prakruti) extinction, culmination of all jivas through Garuda Shesha's with Brahma and finally they will reach or amalgamates with Sri Hari's stomach, Sri Hari who will be in the form of new born kid will be sleeping on the leaf (vata pathra shayi), during extinction Sri Lakshmi Devi will preapre food (lunch) with the bowl of Brahmanda (universe) which will be swallowed by Sri Hari at one time (tuttu) mouthful, Sri Hari's omini charaters, Sri Hari's Tatva of Swaramana, explanation with reference to Vaikunta which will not be extinguished during extinction, Sri Lakshmi who will be in the form of Bhoo Durga praying Sri Hari to wake him up for the process of creation and initiates to do the creation work etc are given in this chapter.
In Srusti Sandhi (creation) of third chapter Sri Vadiraja explains that except Sri Narayana no one will be existent during extinction, though he may be sleeping with Rama Devi he will always be alert and know what is happening. Sri Hari's act of creation is one of his character and he will use this character only during this period, creation of three qualities (triguna), padartha (material) dharmas, 24 tatvas creations, respective conceited devataas, creation of Brahmanda (universe), creation of Brahma through his navel, Penance of Brahma and other responsibilities of managing the universe will be made known through this sandhi.
Last and final chapter explains the devine form of Sri Narayana, his qualities, Tapta Mudra Dharana, Vishnu Chakra (wheel) importance, and its ten names, importance of wearing chakrankana (wheel, conch etc) liberation to trivadi jivas, the condition (gathi) of Devas and Jivas at the end, Linga Bhanga for Trivadi Jivas, explanation of time and space, Sri Hari's time tatva etc. are explained in this sandhi with Jaya Gosha and Mangala.
The objective of this composition is to preach Madva tatva in simple
language to make understand for the commoner. Sri Vadiraja Tiirtha has
explained this dvaita philosophy by taking examples from Vedas, Upanishads.,
Bhagavatha, Bhalita Sukta, Brahma Sutra, Pancha Ratra, Bhagavad Gita, Sri
Hari Vayu stuti, Sri Maha Bharatha Tataparya Nirnaya etc. By all these
things this scholarly work Vaikunta Varnane stand high with its
high quality and rich contents.