Ancient Coins of India

Ancient coins of India were made out of gold and silver, and it would contain the faces of the kings and queens. During British period, we can find the faces of the British Viceroys and big officials in the coins. Alexandar the great had affixed various Greek gods and goddesses in the coins, in order […]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji (1627–1680), also popularly called as Chhatrapati Shivaji, was a Maratha king and a noble person. During the year 1674, Shivaji had become the king of the Maratha Empire. At his teenage, Shivaji had got married and had children. He met the great saint and the Panduranga Devotee Tukaram, and after knowing about his significance, […]

Tanjore Painting | Thanjavur Painting

Thanjavur painting is a popular art form, which was founded in Thanjavur (also called as Tanjore). This form of art was first introduced during the 15th century AD, where the Nayakas and Rayas of Thanjavur were encouraged the arts like painting, dance and music, and they also patronised the spiritual writings written by the great […]

Vikramaditya | King Vikramaditya

Vikramaditya was a great emperor of ancient India. He is a great personality, and gives respect to the learned scholars in his court. Ancient legends, praises him as a great king and a great valour, who is well known for his courage and kindness among his people. He was the ruler of Ujjain. He ruled […]

Kapilar | Famous Poet of Sangam Period

Kapilar was one of the famous poets during the Sangam period, which is considered to be more than 2000 years ago. He contributed more than 200 poems, and he is believed to have been lived during first century. He lived during the period of Karikala and King Pari. He closely moved with them, and took […]

Cruel Kings in Ancient Times

Ancient kings like Ravana, Hiranyakashipu and Kansa were very cruel kings, and they caused lot of harm to others. They even fought with the divine avatars like Rama, Narasimha and Krishna and finally attained salvation, since they were killed by the merciful god. Similar to them, before few centuries, some kings were very cruel, and […]

Maharaja Bijli Pasi

Maharaja Bijli Pasi was a king from the Pasi community, which is considered as a lower caste, in North India. He ruled the present day Lucknow, and it is believed, that he has constructed a few temples for Lord Shiva and Vishnu in Uttar Pradesh. Bijli Pasi was against caste discrimination, and he treated all […]

Rupnath Brahma

Rupnath Brahma (1860-1938), was born in Assam and he is a religious reformer of Bodo society. He was the main disciple of Kalicharan Brahma, and he also joined in a new religion called Brahma Dharma established by his Guru in Kolkata,and he sincerely served his Guru Kalicharan Brahma. He also spread the significance of the […]

Birsa Bhagwan | Bhagwan Birsa Munda

Birsa Bhagawan (20th century AD) is considered an avatar of the Sun god, Lord Surya Bhagavan. He was born in a lower class Munda community, in a village in Maharashtra, and he had dedicated his entire life in worshipping Lord Krishna, after he read about the teachings of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. His sect of Munda […]

MS Subbulakshmi | Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi | Devotional Singer

Subbulakshmi (1916–2004) also fondly called by the music lovers as M.S (Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi), was a Carnatic Music singer from Madurai. She was the Bharat Ratna Awardee, and also received various other awards for her great contribution in the field of Carnatic Music. She has also performed Musical concerts in foreign countries. Subbulakshmi was born […]

Pattabhishekam | Coronation Ceremony of Kings

Pattabhishekam means the coronation ceremony of the kings. Ancient kings Pattabhishekam would be celebrated in a grand manner by performing puja to the deities, and also by getting the waters from the holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna and Godavari, in order to sprinkle it in the body of kings.Great sages like Vasishta and Vishwamitra had […]

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam | A Great Humanitarian

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (1931 –2015) was an aerospace scientist and served as the President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and brought up in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and after completing his aerospace engineering course,he worked as a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and he played a major […]

Lakshmipathi | Kannada devotional Writer

Lakshmipathi (17th century AD) was born in Mysore in the family of Vedic pundits and poets. His family deity was Kanchi Varadaraja, and he finished his studies at his native place, and at his teenage, he had settled in Melkote in Mandya district. He belonged to the lineage of the great Vaishnavite saints, Sri Nathamuni […]

Mahadev Desai | Personal Assistant to Mahatma Gandhi Ji

Mahadev Desai (1892–1942) was an independence activist, writer,served as a personal secretary to Mahatma Gandhi, and he has been described as “Gandhi’s Right Hand”. He moved with Gandhi in a cordial manner, and went along with him to many places. Mahadev Desai was born in the year 1892 in a village in Surat District of […]

Bharatanatyam dancers

Bharatanatyam dance is a nice profession, and it is a favourite art of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva in the form of Nataraja used to perform Bharatanatyam dance in order to maintain peace and prosperity in the universe. This famous art form gives great entertainment to the viewers and also to the performers, since dancing is […]

Rani Rudrama Devi | First Female Superhero of India

MahaRani Rudrama devi, ruled the Kakatiya dynasty during 13th century AD. She was a talented ruler and a great warrior. Her parents were ardent devotees of Lord Shiva, and hence they have named her as “RUDRAMADEVI”. Rudrama Devi married with Virabhadra, who was a small ruler of the Chalukya dynasty. She sincerely served her husband, […]

BiggaJi Jakhar | Bigga Ji Maharaj

BiggaJi Jakhar (1301 – 1336) is a village god in Rajasthan. During his period, he ruled a portion of Rajasthan, in a prosperous manner. Biggaji got married, and he had five children. He preached the importance of Hindu religion amongst the people, and he considered cow as the holy mother, and looked after it properly. […]

Eknath Easwaran

Eknath Easwaran (1910–1999) was a spiritual writer and translated holy texts like the Bhagavad Gita and the Bhagavatham in different languages and in a simplified manner. He also wrote books in praise of the Holy River goddesses like Ganga and Yamuna, and he was considered as a best spiritual writer during his period. Mr Eknath […]

Panraj Ji Maharaj | Lokdevta Panraj Ji

Panraj ji (14th century AD) was born in Naga Village at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. Shri Panraj ji was an expert in all kinds of arts, and he has defeated lot of body builders in wrestling and boxing competitions, and he was highly appreciated by the people for his skills. As per the request of the […]

Harbuji | Lokdevta Harbuji Sankhla

In the Villages of Rajasthan,people used to worship village deities similar to their family deity. Irrespective of their castes, beliefs and communities they are giving good respect to these deities and consider them as their ancestors, since most of the village deities have sacrificed their lives for the welfare of the people. Most of the […]