Thenkalai (Tamil: தென்கலை, தென்னாசாரிய சம்பிரதாயம்) are a subsect of the Vaishnavite Iyengar community of Hindu Brahmins. Thenkalais are followers of Ramanuja, Pillai Lokacharya and Manavala Mamuni.

Read more about Thenkalai:  Differences With Vadakalai Srivaishnavas, Mutts, List of People of Thenkalai Iyengar Descent

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Vadakalai - Differences With Thenkalai Srivaishnavas
... The Vadakalai follow the doctrines of Vedantadesika and Ramanuja, while the Thenkalai follow the doctrines of Manavalamamunigal and Ramanuja ... differences between Vadakalai and Thenkalai traditions, please see Vadakalai and Thenkalai schools of thought, in Visishtadvaita ... Vadakalai Iyengars sport the U naama, rather than the Thenkalai Y naamam ...
Srivaishnava Brahmin (Iyengar) Subsects
... The Thenkalai Iyengar community (Tamil தென்னாசாரிய சம்பிரதாயம்) follows the Tamil Prabandhams, and asserts primacy to rituals in Tamil language ... According to genetic studies, the Thenkalai gene frequencies are distinctly different from that of the Vadakalais ... The Thenkalais reject the caste system ...
Srivaishnava Urdhva Pundra - Form - The Full Form
... The two Iyengar subsects, Thenkalai and Vadakalai, wear the Thiruman Srichurnam in slightly different ways ... The Thiruman in the case of the Thenkalai extends to the bridge of the nose, forming a Y shape ... Thenkalai thiruman
List of People of Thenkalai Iyengar Descent
... Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920), Indian mathematician, of patrilineal Thenkalai descent. ...