Lakshmisa | Kannada Author of ‘Jaimini Bharata’

Lakshmisa was a famous Kannada writer who lived during the 17th century AD. He has written a famous text known as ‘Jaimini Bharata’, which contains the incidents based on the great epic Mahabharata. The writing focuses on the Kurukshetra battle, and the Bhagavat Gita teachings of Lord Krishna. He was born in Kadur taluk, Chikkamagaluru […]

Kittur Rani Chennamma | First Female Freedom Fighter of Bharat

Kittur Chennamma was born in a small village in Karnataka in the year 1778, she was a brave lady, and she was trained in all kinds of arts, and she was an expert in handling all kinds of weapons. From her young age itself, she was very much devoted with Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati, […]

Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer

Parameswara Iyer (1877–1949) also called as Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer was a famous Malayali poet. His birth name was Sambasivan. Ulloor was born in the year 1877 at Changanassery Town, in Kerala to a pious Brahmin, Iyer family. He has finished his studies in his home town, but after his father’s death, his family was […]

Srinivasa Ramanujan | Srinivasa Ramanujan Aiyangar

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920), was born in Erode in the year 1887, and he was a famous mathematician whose contributions in the field of Mathematics helped lot of mathematicians to solve their problems easily. At his young age itself, he used to study Mathematics related books, and quickly grasped various calculations and theorems. Due to his […]

Haridasa Bhakti Movement

The Haridasa devotional movement was formed in Karnataka, India, after the avatar of the holy saint Sri Madhvacharya, an incarnation of Lord Vayu Bhagavan, and gradually the movement had spread throughout India. Through the efforts of several Indian saints,the Haridasa movement had spread among the masses. The term Haridasas means the obedient servants of Lord […]

Dalpatram | Dalpatram Dahyabhai Travadi

Dalpatram Dahyabhai Travadi (1820–1898) was a Gujarati poet lived during the 19th century. He was a social reformer and conducted lectures for improving the standard of living of the poor people. He was against caste discrimination and child marriage, and encouraged in the remarriage of widows. Dalpatram was born in the year 1820 at a […]

Maraimalai Adigal | Tamil Writer, Father of Pure Tamil Movement

Maraimalai Adigal (1876–1950) was a Tamil writer, and he was considered as the father of Tamil Language, who strongly followed the Shaivam sect, and worshipped Lord Muruga and Lord Shiva wholeheartedly. He wrote lot of spiritual books in Tamil. Most of his works are based on the Shaivite philosophy, and about the greatness of Lord […]

Keshav Pandit (Keshav Swami) | Chief Priest of Shivaji Maharaj

Keshav Pandit (17th century AD) also called as Keshav Swami lived during the time of Chhatrapati Shivaji, and he served as a chief priest to Sri Shivaji, and he was a Sanskrit scholar and a famous poet during his period. He was considered as a friend of Shivaji, and used to participate in his family […]

M Balamuralikrishna | Legendary Carnatic singer

Balamuralikrishna (1930–2016) was a famous singer, music composer, and also a talented actor in the film Industry. He was the Sangeetha Kalanidhi awardee, and also given Padma Vibhushan award for his great contribution in the field of music. Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna started his music journey at his young age itself. He gave many musical concerts throughout […]

Subbu Arumugam | Villu Pattu Exponent

Subbu Arumugam is a Willis artist, and he was born in the year 1928 in Tirunelveli, and he used to narrate the incidents from the Story of the Saints and from other devotional interesting topics through singing songs, and makes the common people to understand through his musical instrument.He was born in a pious Hindu […]

Sudama Panday Dhoomil | Hindi Poet famous for ‘Protest-Poetry’

Sudama Panday (1936–1975), was a famous Hindi poet from Varanasi, who is well-known for his good writing style, and wrote devotional poems. He also wrote various articles on social issues, and he was very much worried about the caste discrimination which was very much prevailed during his period. Sudama Panday was born in the year […]

Bharatendu Harishchandra | Father of Hindi Literature & Hindi Theatre

Bharatendu Harishchandra (1850–1885) is considered as the father of Hindi literature, and he was one of the well-known Hindi writers during his period. He was the author of several divine songs, published divine books and he was a kind-hearted man. Apart from spiritual works, Harishchandra wrote texts on the sufferings of the poor people, country’s […]

Kavi Bhushan | Sanskrit Poet at Shivaji Maharaj & Chhatrasal courts

Kavi Bhushan (1613–1712) was a famous poet, who served in the court of the Maratha king Shivaji. He was a talented Sanskrit poet. Bhushan was born in a village in the present-day Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. His brothers are also popular poets, and they served in the courts of various Indian Kings. Kavi Bhushan […]

Bharatchandra Ray Gunakor

Bharatchandra Ray Gunakor (1712–1760) was a Bengali and Sanskrit poet and composer of divine songs. He is well appreciated for his holy work, ‘Annapurna mangal’, which mentions the greatness of Mata Annapurna, a form of Mata Shakti Devi, who provides plenty of food to all the living beings in the earth. He was honoured with […]

Devudu Narasimha Sastry

Devudu Narasimha Sastry (1895–1962) was a famous Kannada writer and a scholar. His guru was Vaidhyanatha Shastri. He learnt the Vedas and Sanskrit from his guru, and he was famous in penning devotional poems also. He wrote and published lot of beautiful novels, and in the year 1947, he published a novel containing the life […]

U Muthuramalingam Thevar

U Muthuramalingam Thevar (1908 –1963), who was also known as Pasumpon Muthuramalingam Thevar (Ukkirapandi Muthuramalinga Thevar), was a popular personality among the Tamil people, and he is worshipped as a Holy saint by the people belonged to Thevar community. He was one among the noble persons who lived in the 20th century and done lot […]

Aadhimandhi | Daughter of Karikalan, Chola King

Aadhimandhi was the daughter of the ancient Chola King Karikalan, who built the Kallanai Dam near Thanjavur. She was married to Aattan Atthi, who was the prince of the present day Kerala. Mata Aadhimandhi was a noble and a chaste woman who was praised by the Sangam poets before 2000 years for her pious nature […]

Manmohan Acharya

Manmohan Acharya is a famous Odisha poet, writer and a publisher. He wrote poems in Sanskrit language, and he wrote songs for feature films also. He had translated the Gita Govinda of Jayadev as ‘GitaGovind Rasaavali’. Manmohan Acharya was born in the year 1967 in a village in Odisha in a pious Hindu family. WORKS […]

King Saumitra | Last King of Ikshvaku Dynasty

King Saumitra was the last King in the Ikshvaku dynasty. Though he was born in the lineage of Lord Rama, his foremost ancestors who belonged to the Ishvaku dynasty are ruled before several lakhs of years, and it is believed that, Lord Rama ruled Ayodhya before 17,55,000+ odd years. King Saumitra was an able ruler, […]

King Kushanaabha | Founder of City Mahodaya (Kannauj, UP)

Kushanaabha was a great king, and he belongs to the Chandravamsha dynasty. He ruled major part of Bharath, which is the present day India. He was the son of King Kusha. Kushanaabha was the founder of the city Mahodaya which is located in the present day Uttar Pradesh. Kushanaabha married to a pious woman dancer, […]