Tailang Swami Jayanti 2021

Tailang Swami Jayanti, birth anniversary of Trailanga Swami (Telang Swami) falls on Pausha Putrada Ekadashi. In 2021, Tailang Swami Jayanti date is January 24. Tailang Swami was a Hindu Yogi known for his spiritual powers who lived in Varanasi. According to many sources, Trailanga Swami lived to be 280 years old, residing at Varanasi between […]

Dharmanath Beej 2021

Dharmanath Beej is a Jain festival celebrated on the second day of Magh Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2021, Dharmanath Beej date is February 13. Dharmanth Beej is celebrated every year to commemorate the initiation of Shri Dharmanth, the son of Shri Machindranath belonging to the Navnath community, by Shri Gorakshanath. Dharmanath was the […]

Eknath Sashti 2021 | Sant Eknath Shashti in Maharashtra

Eknath Sashti, also known as Sant Eknath Shashti, is an auspicious day dedicated to Sant Eknath who was a great saint lived in Maharashtra in 16th century. In 2021, Eknath Sashti date is April 2. It is observed on Falguna Krishna Sashti, sixth day in dark fortnight of Falguna month in Marathi calendar. On Phalguna […]

Kakabhushundi | Rishi Kakbhushundi Katha

Kakabhushundi is a rishi and his details are mentioned in ancient Hindu texts.The great saint Sri Tulsidas was mentioned about him in his famous text Ramcharitmanas. Due to the curse ofRishiLomasa, he has transformed into a crow, and decided to live the rest of his life in that form itself. Through Rishi Lomasa, he has […]

Rasikananda Prabhu

Rasikananda was born in the year 1590 A.D. at Balasore District of Odisha. His birth name was RasikaMurari. He used to worship Lord Krishna from his childhood by uttering the names of the Lord repeatedly. He used to sing songs on Lord Krishna in a peaceful location near Ghantasila which is situated amidst full of […]

Sant Kotnaka Suru

Sant Kotnaka Suru (15th Century AD) was born in a village in Maharashtra in a lower class community, and his family business was making of earthen pots. Though he was a poor person, he never worried about his family status, but kept sincere bhakti on Lord Vithoba. During annual festivals, he used to visit Pandharpur […]

Sant Paramananda | Disciple of Sankardev

Sant Paramananda (15th century AD) was born in a lower class community, and he is a disciple of Sankardev. Similar to his guru Sankardev, he is also a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna, and he joined with his Guru, and introduced new forms of music and dance forms, and drawn various beautiful paintings of Lord […]

Sant Raghu Dasa, Ardent devotee of Puri Jagannath

There was once a great devotee of Lord Rama, and his name was Raghu Dasa. He lived in Puri near the Jagannath temple. Once when he went inside the Puri Jagannath Temple, he saw Lord Jagannath in the form of Lord Rama, Laxman, and Sita. From that day onwards, he began to strongly believe that […]

Harsu Brahma Jayanti 2021 | Harsu Brahma Tithi

Harsu Brahma Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Harsu Brahmaji. In 2021, Harsu Brahma Jayanti date is February 21. Harsu Brahma Pandey was a Kanyakubja priest in the kingdom of Raja Saliwahan who had lost his life while in a protest against the Raja for demolition of his house at the instigation of Raja’s queen. […]

Dasia Bauri | Puri Jagannath’s Ardent devotee

In order to become a saint, we must move in a humble manner with others. Along with that, we have to do meditation, yoga and fasting also. In order to realize the almighty, we have to compulsorily surrender at his feet, and must have pure bhakti on him. God is showering his grace to all […]

Sant Surmaldas | Staunch devotee of SriRama

Sant Surmaldas was a staunch devotee of Lord Rama, and he was born in a village in Gujarat. Though he was born in a lower caste, he used to worship Rama from his childhood itself. He used to visit temples of Lord Rama in and around Gujarat. His father owned few agriculture lands, and Surmaldas […]

Rishyasringa | Sage Rishyashringa

Rishyasringa was a boy born with the horns of a deer and his father was the Vibhandak Rishi, and his mother was Urvashi, a celestial woman. According to legend, his father Vibhandak Rishi was attracted with Urvasi, who was sent by Lord Indra in order to disturb his penance. And after having an affair with […]

Kalicharan Brahma | Social and Religious Reformer of Bodo Society

Kalicharan Brahma (1860–1938), was a social enthusiast and a spiritual person, and he uplifted the Bodo society people, who were denied of their basic privileges during his period.His religion is called as Brahmo Dharma, and he was fondly called as Gurudev by the Bodo sect people, who are living in Assam. Similar to him, Gunabhiram […]

Shri Jitamitra Teertha

Jitamitra Teertha (14th century AD) who was earlier known as Anantappa had served as a pontiff of Sri Vibudentra Tirtha mutt in a well versed manner. His predecessor was Sri Vibudendra Tirtha and his Successor was Sri Raghunanda Tirtha. He was considered as an incarnation of Lord Rudra, a form of Lord Shiva. After serving […]

Shri Akshobhya Tirthara Punyadina 2021 | Akshobhya Tirtha Punyatithi

Shri Akshobhya Tirthara Punyadina (Shri Akshobhya Tirtha Punyatithi) is observed in Margashirsha Masam of Kannada calendar. In 2021, Akshobhya Tirthara Punyadina date is January 3. Sri Akshobhya Teertha Moola Vrindavana is at Malkhed in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. About Shri Akshobhya Tirtha Sri Akshobhya Tirtha was born in 1159 Sakabja Era (1238 AD) and was […]

Purandara Dasa Punyatithi 2021

Purandara Dasa Punyatithi (Shri Purandara Dasara Punyadina) is observed on Amavasya in Pousha Masa of Kannada calendar. In 2021, Purandara Dasara Punyatithi date is 11 February. Purandara Dasa (1484-1564) was a devotee of Lord Vishnu, and a poet and saint. He was the disciple of the great saint Sree Vyasatirtha, and along with Kanakadasa he […]

Madhva Punyadina 2021-2022 | Madhwa Punyatithi days

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Madhva Punyadina 2021-2022, Madhwa Punyatithi days in 2021-2022.. Madhva Punyadina or Madhwa Punyatithi days are the auspicious days for Madhva sect of Brahmins. As per authoritative Dvaita scripture “The Supreme God also wanted to bless the souls with divine knowledge, by which they can attain salvation. For this purpose, the Supreme God — Śrī Nārāyana Himself […]

Sant Balai

Sant Balai (16th century AD) was born in Assam in a tribal community. Though he was born in a lower class, he was a sincere devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he used to visit the Vishnu temples at his young age itself, and through his self-interest, he began to sing Bhakti songs on Lord Vishnu. […]

Sankardev | Srimanta Sankardev | Founder of Ekasarana Dharma

Shankardev (1449–1568) was a saint and poet. He was born in Assam. He was well known for his music compositions and performance in dance. He was considered as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Shri Sankardev has started a new religious movement known as Ekasarana Dharma and also called Neo-Vaishnavite movement for the Assamese people. He […]

Devar Dasimayya | Jedara Daasimayya | Kannada Poet of 11th Century

Devar Dasimayya (11th century AD) was a great Kannada poet and he was born in a village in Karnataka. He was a weaver by profession, and his pen name is Ramanatha, since his beloved deities are Lord Rama and Lord Shiva. From his young age itself, he was very much interested in spirituality, and he […]