Swami Raghavacharya Ji Maharaj

Swami Raghavacharya is one of the famous scholars of Bihar. He founded many institutions like Ayurveda College, Ramanujacharya Mutt, Vedic Schools and Poor feeding centres. Apart from this, Swamiji propagated the Narayana Bhakti amongst the people throughout India. He died before few years. His famous disciple Munna Pandey explained the greatness of Swami and about […]

Radhanath Swami | ‘Bhakti Yoga practitioner’ & Spiritual Teacher

Radhanath Swami was born in the year 1950, and he is a saint, Krishna devotee and a devotional writer. His birth name was Richard Slavin. Being born as a Christian, he was inspired by the teachings of Sri Prabhupada, and due to that, he had dedicated himself in doing service to Lord Krishna. He had […]

Kindama Rishi | Sage who cursed King Pandu

As per the great epic Mahabharata, Kindama was a rishi who lived in the dense forests. Kindama was a very holy sage and he lived in his hermitage along with his consort. Though he was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and got great meditative powers through his penance, he was interested in enjoying physical comforts, and […]

Ruchi Muni (Sage Ruchi)

Sage Ruchi was an ancient rishi, and he lived during the Treta Yuga. He was mentioned in ancient texts and in Vedas, and he was considered as a holy rishi, who had fully controlled his senses and performed meditation on the Trimurtis. He used to live in the forest at his ashram, and also had […]

Rishi Dalabhya in Mahabharata

Dalabhya is an ancient Vedic Rishi and he is mentioned in Upanishads, Puranas and in other holy texts. He appears before the Pandavas during the Mahabharata war, and received blessings from the great Lord Krishna. His descendants contain the Dalabhya gotra and they are living in some parts of North India.During his period, he used […]

Rishi Galava | Disciple of Vishwamitra Maharshi

Galavawas a powerful rishi and he lived during the previous Dwapara Yuga. He was the disciple of Vishwamitra Maharishi. Galava was highly praised for his guru bhakti. After studying the Vedic subjects from Vishwamitra, Galava had brought a peculiar kind of white horse, by praying to Lord Garuda. On seeing his guru bhakti, Vishwamitra had […]

Narasimha Saraswati | 2nd Avatara of Dattatreya in Kaliyuga

Narasimha Saraswati (1378−1459) was an Indian saint and considered to be an avatar of Lord Dattatreya. His birth name was Narahari. His life history was written by Sri Saraswathi Gangadhar in his book ‘Shri Guru Charitra’. LIFE Narasimha Saraswati was born in a Brahmin family in Maharashtra. Narasimha Saraswati was able to speak only during […]

Rishi Kalava

Rishi Kalava is an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he was considered as an ancient and a holy sage, who showed great respect, love and affection on all the living beings in the earth. Even the Rabbits and squirrels would be surrounded at his Ashram, and he would give fruits and greens as food […]

Harihara | 12th century’s Kannada Poet

Harihara was a famous Kannada saint, poet and a spiritual writer, who lived in the 12th century AD. He was born in a village in the present day Hassan district, Karnataka, and he was born in the family of accountants, and served as an accountant in the court of King Narasimha. After sincerely serving for […]

Rudrabhatta | Popular Kannada Poet

Rudrabhatta (12th century AD) was a popular Kannada poet, who served in the court of King Veera Ballala. Rudrabhatta was a Brahmin scholar, and he wrote the famous text Jagannatha, which describes the greatness of Lord Jagannath, a form of Lord Krishna. The epic describes the fight between Krishna and Banasura, the great grandson of […]

Nandi Thimmana | Author of ‘Parijatapaharanamu’

Nandi Thimmana (15th century AD) was a Telugu poet and one of famous poets in the court of the king Krishnadevaraya. Thimmana was born in Anantapur in a Telugu family. He occupied an important place in the court of the great king Krishnadevaraya. The poet dedicated his famous work, Parijatapaharanamu, to king Krishnadevaraya. He was […]

Goswami Tulsidas Punyatithi 2020

Goswami Tulsidas Punyatithi (Sant Tulsidas Punyatithi) is the death anniversary of Tulsidas, the Hindu poet-saint who was renowned for his devotion for Lord Rama. In 2020, Tulsidas Punyatithi date is July 8. According to many scholars, Sant Tulsidas was left his physical abode on Krishna Paksha Tritiya in Shravan month in North Indian Hindi calendars. Different sources […]

Swami Mitrananda

Swami Mitrananda is an obedient disciple of Swamy Chinmayananda. He is a great scholar and a spiritual personality who is presently living in Chennai and looking after the spiritual activities of the Chinmaya Mission, Chennai centre. Chinmaya Mission Chennai Address is: No.2, 13th Avenue, Harrington Road Chetpet, Chennai – 600031. He is serving as a […]

Swami Advayananda

Swami Advayananda, started his spiritual journey with the Chinmaya Mission at his young age itself. Inspired by Swami Chinmayananda, he has joined in Chinamaya Mission in the year 1992. He has become a saint in the year 2003 through the guidance of Swami Tejomayananda, the Head of the Chinmaya Mission. Headministered the Chinmaya International Residential […]

Swami Tapasyananda

Swami Tapasyananda served as a saint in the Ramakrishna Mission, and he was a disciple of Swami Shivananda, one of the chief disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. He was a great scholar, and he has written many books in English, and also translated the Hindu scriptures in English. His translation of Bhagavata Purana had received a […]

Jayapataka Swami

Jayapataka Swami was born in the year 1949 in USA, is a saint and the spiritual leader for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). He is the direct disciple of Srila Prabhupada, and he is a trustee for the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust. His birth name was Gordon John. He has studied his graduation in […]

Krishnadhwari | Author of ‘Naishadha Parijaatheeyamu’

Krishnadhwari (16th century AD) was a famous Telugu poet who resided in the court of Thanjavur Nayak king Sri Ranghunatha Nayak. He is praised for his famous poem ‘Naishadha Parijaatheeyamu’, which relates the story of Nala and Krishna. Similar to Tenali Rama, he used to relax the mind of the King Raghunatha Nayak through his […]

Nanne Choda (Nanne Chodudu) | First Composer of Prabandha Style of Telugu Literature

Nanne Choda (12th Century AD) was a famous Telugu poet and he was honoured with the titles Tekanadityudu and ‘Kaviraja Sikhamani’. He is one of the famous ancient bhakti poets. He was born in a pious Hindu Telugu family. He dedicated his work to the Shaivite saint Sri Jangama Mallikarjuna Yogi. Nanne Choda’s important work […]

Kasula Purushottama Kavi

Kasula Purushottama Kavi (18th century AD) was born in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh in a pious Telugu family. He served as a court poet under small kings, and he composed beautiful songs on Lord Vishnu which was highly praised by the kings and the scholars. His popular works are: 1. Hamsaladevi Gopala Satakam. 2. Manasa […]