Madhva was not only famous for his vast erudition, flawless memory and profound soul; he was also as physically powerful as any warrior. On one occasion someone offered him an entire tree of bananas for lunch. Happily he consumed all of them, hundreds in one sitting. On another occasion, two champion wrestlers who had heard of his wrestling prowess came to challenge him. When they arrived, Madhva was sitting and chanting japa of the names of Lord Vishnu.
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