Nanibai, Staunch devotee of Panduranga

Nanibai was the daughter of the 15th-century Saint and Panduranga Devotee, Sri Narsi Mehta. Similar to her father, she also dedicated her life in composing wonderful poems on Lord Krishna. Her Bhajans were very popular during her period, and she was born in the present day Gujarat. One of her best work on Lord Krishna […]

Sant Ramabai

Ramabai (15th century AD) was a pious woman saint who hailed from a village in Maharashtra. She was born in a family of musicians, and her father was well-versed in playing Thamburu and Veena in the court of the then kings of Maharashtra. At her young age, Ramabai was put up under her father to […]

Muktabai’s Songs on Krishna

Muktabai (1279-1297) was a popular saint, and a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna. She was born at Alandi, Pune in a Brahmin family. She was the younger sister of the great saint Dnyaneshwar. Her parents were died at her younger age. Muktabai became the student of his elder brother Nivruttinath and she learnt the Vedas, […]

Andavan Pichai Ammal

Andavan Pichai Ammal was born in Mylapore, Madras, on September 6th 1899. Her birth name was Maragathavalli, and she was the daughter of a pious Brahmin couple. Since she lost her mother at her young age, she was mostly brought up by his uncle Sri Venkatasubbiar, who showed great affection on the little girl Maragathavalli, […]

Importance of Ratri Bharadvaji

Our ancient India is gifted with many pious people like sages, saints and Rishikas ( Female Sages). Out of some of the female sages, Ma Ratri Bharadvaji is a pure Rishika, who has observed chastity, purity and adjustability throughout her lifetime and it is believed that after the end of her life, due to her […]

Ancient Rishikas | Female Sages mentioned in Rig Veda and other Scriptures

The following Rishikas are considered to be the ancient female women whose name were frequently appeared in the Rig Veda, and most of them were considered to be the wise and learned female sages, expecting Ma Indrani and Ma Urvashi, who were living in the Swarga Loka as Celestial Women, and Aditi Dakshayani is considered […]

Female Siddhars in Sanatan Dharma

In the Valmiki Ramayana, the details about a female Siddhar, whose name was Swayamprabha, was mentioned. While Hanuman and other Vanaras were on the way towards searching Ma Sita, they met Ma Swayamprabha in a cave, and then they came to know that she was a great female Siddhar, and they have also had sufficient […]

Romasha | Daughter of Brihaspati

Romasha was a woman Rishi, who lived during the ancient Vedic period, and her rich contribution to the Vedas cannot be forgotten by the Hindus, and her writings were mentioned in the Rig Veda (1.126). She also performed fire sacrifices, similar to ancient Vedic male sages, and gave a fresh life to the Vedic literature. […]

Sikata Nivavari | Pious Wife of Sri Krishna Nivavari

Sikata Nivavari was the pious wife of Sri Krishna Nivavari, who was considered as a great saint and a devotional writer during the ancient India. Similar to her husband, she had contained good knowledge in Vedas, and some of her contributions were included in the Rig Veda (9.86). Sri Krishna Nivavari had worked as a […]

Juhu Bramhajaya | Lord Brahma’s daughter

Ma Juhu Bramhajaya (1st Century BC) was the daughter of Lord Brahma, and she was mentioned in the Vedas (10.109). She was a sincere devotee of Lord Shiva, who had observed fasting and performed severe penance on Lord Shiva in the Podhigai Hills. While performing penance, she used to consume only medicinal herbs and water […]

Godha | A Rich Princess who turned into Great Rishi

Godha was born as a rich princess, who was later become a great female rishi, and her significance was mentioned in Rig Veda (10.134). She has written some texts in Rig Veda, and added beauty to our Hindu Scriptures. She has trained in all kinds of arts, and when she was about to get married, […]

Ratri Bharadvaji | Daughter of Rishi Bharadwaja

Ma Ratri Bharadvaji was the pious daughter of Rishi Bharadwaja, and it is believed that she had incarnated in this earth during the end of the Dwapara Yuga. Similar to her father Bharadwaja, she contains in-depth knowledge in Vedas, Shastras and other Hindu Holy texts. Her name was mentioned in the Rig Veda(10.127), and she […]

Yogin Ma | Main Disciple of Sri Sarada Devi

Yogin Ma (Yogindra Mohini Biswas) was the main disciple of the holy mother Sri Sarada Devi. She and her close associate Golap Ma were served in a remarkable manner to Mata Sarada Devi and also were the spiritual successors of Sarada Devi. Yogin Ma resided with the holy mother in Kolkata, and took keen interest […]

Sashvaty Angirasi | Daughter of Angiras Rishi

Ma Sashvaty angirasi was mentioned in the Rig Veda (8.1), and she has also contributed some chapters in the Rig Veda. Sashvaty Angirasi was the daughter of the famous Angiras Maharishi, who was well known in Vedas, Shastras and other Holy Scriptures of Hinduism. She is the grand-daughter of Lord Brahma, and she was talented […]

Vasukrapatni

Vasukrapatni was an ancient female Rishi, and she has contributed some portions of Vedic Texts, and it was found in the Rig Veda (10.28). She is considered as a “GEM”, among the Rishi Pathnis. She was a chaste, pure and pious woman, and she was the consort of Rishi Vasu. Both of them were ardent […]

Sarparajni

Sarparajni is believed to have incarnated in this earth before 5000 years ago, and she was a great Shaivite female sage, who had contributed some portions of texts in the Rig Veda (10.189). She was born in a pious Brahmin family, and she was a great scholar. Her parents were also ardent devotees of Lord […]

Gangasati | Saint Poet of Gujarat, devotee of Sri Krishna

Gangasati (14th century AD) was a female saint and a great poet who composed lot of devotional songs and sung in praise of Lord Krishna. According to legend, she was born in a pious Rajput family in a village at Gujarat. She got married to a noble person and lived her life in the present-day […]

Amma Sri Karunamayi | Author of ‘Sri Vidya – Divine Radiance Within’

Sri Karunamayi was born in the year 1958 is a spiritual master, and she travels throughout the world for promoting calmness and meditation. Karunamayi was born in South India in the year 1958, and her parents were ardent devotees of Ramana Maharshi. Due to the grace of Guru Ramana, Karunamayi spent her childhood in performing […]

Kutti Kunju Thankachi | Lakshmy Pilla

Lakshmy (1820–1904), also called as Kutti Kunju Thankachi, was a female poet, music composer and Malayalam writer, and she was considered as one of the famous women poets in Kerala during her period.She was the daughter of Irayimman Thampi, who was also a famous writer and served as a musician at the court of Swathi […]

MiraBai | Meera | Ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, Celebrated Bhakti Saint

meerabai

Meera, also known as Meera Bai or Mirabai (1498–1547) was a great poet and an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna. LIFE Meera was born into a Rajput royal family in Rajasthan, India. Most legends mention her devotion to Lord Krishna, and she was hated by her in-laws for her religious devotion. Though Meerabai has written […]