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 […]