Mataji Krishna Priya

Mata Krishna Priya (1923–1987) was a devotee of Lord Krishna, Guru Raghavendra and Shirdi Sai Baba, and she was born in the year 1923, at Parlakimidi in a Telugu Madhwa Brahmin family. Priya had her education in Andhra Pradesh and contains good knowledge in various subjects. She was married to a pious Brahmin scholar in […]

Swami Sivananda Radha Saraswati | Founder of Yasodhara Ashram

Swami Sivananda Radha Saraswati (1911–1995) was a saint who was the founder of the Yasodhara Ashram in British Columbia. She was a disciple of Swami Sivananda, and published Yoga and spiritual books. Sivananda Radha was considered as an important disciple of Swamy Sivananda. She was a Psychology teacher and helped the students towards turning their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Manjula, ardent devotee of Guruvayurappa

Manjula was a noble girl who lived in a village near Guruvayur, Kerala. She got the habit of daily submitting beautiful flower garlands to the Lord in the Guruvayur temple at night. One day night, when she arrived near the temple with her garlands, she found that the temple was closed. She was very much […]

Paravai & Sangiliyar – Wives of Sundarar

Paravai and Sangiliyar are the two wives of Sri Sundarar, a Nayanmar saint. Both of them were serving to Mata Parvati in the Kailasa and they are the divine helpers of Parvati Devi. Sundarar also lived in Kailasa, and served Lord Shiva in a pleasing manner. Once, Sundarar and the two helpers of Mata Parvati […]

Thilagavathiyar

Thilagavathiyar (7th century AD) was a great Shiva devotee and she was born in a Vellalar family in a village in Tamil Nadu. Her parents were also ardent devotees of Lord Shiva, and her brother was Marulneekkiyar, who was later known as Thirunavukarasar. She was very religious, and used to regularly worship Lord Shiva in […]

Devi Mayamma

Devi Mayamma (20th century)was a pious woman who lived in Kanyakumari. She appears like a beggar woman and she was surrounded by dogs. She lived in the streets of Kanyakumari without fearing about anyone. Whatever food is offered to her, she used to consume it and lived in a peaceful manner, which a normal woman […]

Sadaichi Ammal

Sadaichi Ammal (20th century AD) was an ardent devotee of Sri Seshadri Swamigal, and lived in Tiruvannamalai, and served Sri Seshadri Swamigal in a pleasing manner. She had provided food and milk to Sri Swamigal throughout her life. She also realized the greatness of Swamigal and worshipped him similar to her parents, guru and god. […]

Lalleshwari, Kashmiri Shaivite Sanyasin

Lalleshwari is a Kashmiri pandit girl who left her marriage to follow or take up the sanyas. She left her life behind to become the student of the Shaivite guru names ‘Siddha Srikantha’. She continued it as the spiritual tradition of Kashmir shaivism known as Tirka. Lalleshwari was regarded as the Kashmiri yogini. Lalla’s greatness […]

Gauri Ma, Founder of Saradeshwari Ashram in Kolkata

Gauri Ma was born in Sibpur of Howrah in the year 1857. She was the founder of Saradeshwari Ashram in Kolkata. She was one of the leading disciples of Ramakrishna and a constant companion of Sarada Devi. Gauri Ma showed from her early life, devotion to God, sympathy for the poor and a great dislike […]