Agapai Siddhar

Agapai Siddhar is considered as a gem among the Siddhars, since he was very much worried about the sufferings of the humans. Through his wonderful songs, he asks us to meditate on Lord Shiva, sing his songs and praise his glory in order to lead a sinless and a peaceful life. It is believed that […]

Meykandar | Meykanda Devar

Meykandar (13th century AD) also known as Meykanda Devar, was a great shaiva saint and scholar. He had rendered a famous devotional work called as Siva Jnana Bodham which tells the importance of the shaivism sect and features the greatness of Lord Shiva. His birth name was Swethavana Perumal. LIFE Meykandar was born in Cuddalore […]

Sant Vijja | Ardent devotee of Vitthala

Vijja was a 8th century female poet who was born in a village in the present day Maharashtra. She was a staunch devotee of Lord Vittal, a form of Lord Krishna. She spent her childhood days, by playing with the idol of Vittal, and treated the great Lord Vittal as her friend. At her young […]

Vidyananda Bhosle | Devotee of Pandharpur Panduranga Vittala

Vidyananda Bhosle was lived before 500 years ago at Pandharpur, Maharashtra, and he was a staunch devotee of Lord Vittal. He was a great scholar and learned Vedas, Shastras and Upanishads, and also taught it to others. Due to his vast knowledge in divine subjects, he has become proud, and began to consider himself as […]

Sant Marula | Sanskrit Poetess

Marula (13th century AD) was a female Sanskrit saint-poet, and she was born in North India. Similar to Meera, Sakkubai and Kanhopatra, she was a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna, and dedicated her life towards worshipping Lord Krishna, and wrote bhakti songs on Krishna and sung in the temples. Marula’s poems are praised by great […]

Birth of Jamadagni & Vishwamitra

The story of Birth of Jamadagni & Vishwamitra is mentioned in Vishnu Purana. Jamadagni is the father of Parashurama.. Pururava had six sons- Ayu, Amavasu, Vishwavasu, Shrutayu, Shatayu and Ayutayu. Amavasu had a son Bhima and Bhima in turn had a son Kanchan. Jahnu was the son of Kanchan’s son, Suhotra. At the time of […]

Chamarasa | Virashaiva Poet, Author of ‘Prabhulinga Leele’

Chamarasa (15th century AD) was a Virashaiva poet, an expert in Kannada language, and he was highly recognized by the Vijayanagara kings, for his mastery in penning devotional poems on Lord Shiva. He lived during the period of the great Kannada poet Kumara Vyasa. He was also a sincere devotee of the great Virashaivite saint […]

Badragiriyar Siddhar

Badragiriyar (10th century AD) was a siddha purusha and he was considered as a great saint, who lived during the period of the great Shaivite Saint Sri Pattinathar. Before becoming a saint, Badragiriyar had ruled the kingdom of Ujjain in a well versed manner. Once while Pattinathar was doing meditation near the Mahakaleswara Temple, Ujjain, […]

Baba Mohan Ram | Babaji | Kali Kholi Ke Sardar | Neele Ghode Wale

Baba Mohan Rama (1500-1530) also called as Babaji, Kali Kholi Ke Sardar, Maharaj ji, Krishna, Neele Ghode Wale, is a Hindu village god, and he is considered as an incarnation of Lord Krishna. He contains good qualities, and he is considered as a divine personality by his devotees. His teachings tell about forgiveness, generosity,and bhakti […]

Kalikananda Abadhut

Kalikananda Abadhut (1910–1978) was a famous saint and a writer. He was born in Kolkata in an orthodox Bengali family. After his wife’s death, he became a saint, and stayed at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple in Ujjain. His personal travel experiences were published in the form of a book, which contains the details about his pilgrimage […]

Rishi Ayoda Daumya

Ayoda Daumya was a great sage who lived during the Dwapara Yuga. His main disciple was Aruni, who was a great sage, a learned scholar, and he contains very good qualities. Rishi Daumya was mentioned in Holy Vedas, and he is described as a powerful rishi. He was a staunch devotee of Lord Vishnu, and […]

Swami Mukundananda | Founder of Jagadguru Kripalu Yog Trust

Swami Mukundananda was born in the year 1960, and he is a spiritual saint and yoga master. He is the founder of Yoga centre, based in Cuttack, Odisha and also he has opened a centre in Dallas, Texas and offers world class Yoga practice along with meditation to the Indian and the foreign people. He […]

Akritavrana | Sage Shanta’s Son, Follower of Parashurama

Akritavrana was a great sage who lived in the Treta Yuga. He is considered as a friend and a close companion to Lord Parasurama. Akritavrana was a childhood friend of Lord Parasurama, and he was very affectionate to him, and stayed along with him throughout his life. Though he didn’t participated in the battles along […]

Rishi Asita | Kaladevala | Kanhasiri | Siri Kanha

Asita was one of the famous disciples of Sri Veda Vyasa. He was born in the Dwapara Yuga in the present day Varanasi, to a pious Hindu family. At his young age, he spent his life by playing gambling, and enjoyed all sorts of material comforts in his life. In course of time, he lost […]

Gajanan Maharaj Punya Tithi 2020

Shri Gajanan Maharaj Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Gajanan Maharaj. In 2020, Gajanan Maharaj Punyatithi date is August 23, Sunday. Gajanan Maharaj was an Indian guru belonged to Maharashtra, and he is regarded as an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. He has first appeared in Shegaon, Mahatashtra in the form of a young man, […]

Rishi Vishwamitra Jayanti

Vishwamitra Jayanti is observed in Bhadrapada Month. In 2020, Vishwamitra Rishi Jayanti date is August 23, Sunday. Reportedly, Vishwamitra Rishi Jayanti falls on Bhadrapada Shukla Panchami (Rishi Panchami). Brahmarshi Vishwamitra is one of the most famous rishis of ancient India. Vishwamitra is mentioned in various divine texts and Puranas. He has also authored some portions […]

Dadhichi Jayanti (Maharshi Dadhichi Jayanthi)

Dadhichi Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Dadhichi Maharshi. Dadichi still remains the greatest example for sacrifice. When Lord Indra asked him to sacrifice his bones to make a weapon which could kill Vrutasur, Dadichi readily agreed without even thinking for a moment. Dadhichi Jayanti falls on the Ashtami of Bhadrapada Masa every year. It is […]

Sant Gajanan Maharaj

Gajanan Maharaj Shegaon

Gajanan Maharaj was an Indian guru belonged to Maharashtra, and he is regarded as an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. He has first appeared in Shegaon, Mahatashtra in the form of a young man, during the year 1878. He has attained Samadhi on 1910. His detailed life history can be known from the sacred book “SHRI […]

Guru Gokuldas Ji Maharaj

Guru Gokuldas Maharaj was born in the year 1907 in a village in Uttar Pradesh. He was a great saint and remained as a strict bachelor throughout his life. He was also interested in the political affairs of our country, and gave his valuable suggestions to the then Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru in the year […]