Sage Ruru | Ruru Maharshi

Sage Ruru was mentioned in Mahabharata. He was the son of Pramati and Ghritachi, one of the beautiful and good natured Apsaras in the Indra Loka. Ruru’s consort was Pramadvara, and his son was Sunaka. Sage Ruru was mentioned in the Rig Veda, and he has also contributed some portions of texts in the Rig […]

Rishi Shamika

Shamika was a great sage, and he was mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. Once, king Parikshit went for hunting in the forest, and after he becomes tired, he found an Ashram nearby the forest, and he went inside the Ashram, and saw Rishi Shamika, who was deeply meditating in his Ashram. Due to thirst, he […]

Kabir Jayanti 2021

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2021, Kabir Jayanti date is June 24. Kabir Jayanti is observed on Jyeshta Purnima, Full Moon day in Jyeshta Month as per Hindu calendar. The followers of Sant Kabirdas take out big procession on this day […]

Vagambhrini | Rishika Vak Ambhrni | Composer of Devi Suktam

Vak Ambhrni was the mighty daughter of Rishi Ambhrina. She is also known as Vagambhrini, who is a famous female rishi, and her details are widely mentioned in the Rig Veda. She also contributed some portions of texts in the Rig Veda and in the Sama Veda (10.125). She wrote various mantras, which is still […]

Philosophy of Sri Adi Sankaracharya

Shankaracharya

Sri Adi Sankara wrote Bhashyas or commentaries on the Brahma Sutras, the Upanishads and the Gita. The Bhashya on the Brahma Sutras is called Sareerik Bhasya. Sankara wrote commentaries on Sanat Sujatiya and Sahasranama Adhyaya. It is usually said, “For learning logic and metaphysics, go to Sankara’s commentaries; for gaining practical knowledge, which unfolds and […]

Vashishta Jayanti | Maharshi Vasistha Jayanthi

Vashishta Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Maharshi Vashishta. In 2021, Vashishta Jayanti date is May 21. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Navami in Vaishakh Month as per Hindu calendar. Vashistha is a revered Vedic sage in Hinduism. He is one of the Saptarishis (seven great Rishis) of Sanatana Dharma. Vashistha is credited as […]

Rishi Panini

Rishi Panini (600 BC) was a great rishi and was well-versed in Sanskrit language, and wrote many devotional books. He was mentioned in ancient texts, and considered as a great scholar, and contains high spiritual energy. He was named as the father of Sanskrit Language, since he had contributed a lot in developing the language. […]

Rishi Nagarjuna | Indian metallurgist, alchemist

Rishi Nagarjuna (100 AD) was born in a village in Madhya Pradesh. He has made detailed research in the field of chemistry and made lot of inventions and discovered new things. He also wrote lot of medical books like ‘Arogyamanjari’ and ‘Yogasar’, and cured the diseases of the people. He was appointed as the chief […]

Rishis & Rishi Pathnis | Sages & Wives of Sages in Hinduism

Rishis also called as sages are the holy creations of Lord Brahma. They are considered as the powerful sons of Lord Brahma. They are the special creations born in this earth, in order to introduce the Vedas, Holy texts, Shastras, Yagnas and other rituals for the well-being of the people in the earth. Rishis performed […]

Koundinya Rishi | Originator of Koundinya Gothra

Brahmins who have Koundinya Gothra are considered as descendants of Koundinya Maharishi. And people belonging to Koundinya Gothra are found in North as well as in South India, and are living all over the world. Ancient Brahmin kings who contain Koundinya gothra ruled in major parts of India. Rishi Koundinya is mentioned in various Puranas […]

Famous Rishis in Hinduism | Vedic Sages

In our holy Hinduism, we have lot of sages and saints who acts as a backbone for Hinduism. They lived a very pious life and spread the bhakti on the almighty amongst the masses. They contain superior powers, but remained as humble sages. Some of the details of famous Rishis are mentioned below:- Atri is […]

Atreya Rishi | Atreya Vrittantha

Atreya Rishi was a descendant of Sage Atri and his importance are described in the ancient Puranas. He was born in Takshashila, Gandhara in the present day Pakistan. Sage Atreya was a great physician of Ayurveda and he wrote the famous book Bhela Samhita on 6th century BC. He worked as a physician for several […]

Markandeya Katha | Story of Markandeya Maharshi

Markandeya Katha, Story of Markandeya Maharshi is explained here.. Many years ago, a great destruction (Pralaya) took place. The earth was shrouded in darkness and nothing could be seen. There was neither sun nor moon. Lightning and thunder crushed mountains and trees. There were showers of meteors. Lakes and rivers dried up. The entire earth […]

Kakabhushundi | Rishi Kakbhushundi Katha

Kakabhushundi is a rishi and his details are mentioned in ancient Hindu texts.The great saint Sri Tulsidas was mentioned about him in his famous text Ramcharitmanas. Due to the curse ofRishiLomasa, he has transformed into a crow, and decided to live the rest of his life in that form itself. Through Rishi Lomasa, he has […]

Rishyasringa | Sage Rishyashringa

Rishyasringa was a boy born with the horns of a deer and his father was the Vibhandak Rishi, and his mother was Urvashi, a celestial woman. According to legend, his father Vibhandak Rishi was attracted with Urvasi, who was sent by Lord Indra in order to disturb his penance. And after having an affair with […]

Physical Appearance of Divine Saints and Holy Avatars

Lord Hayagriva giving Vedas to BrahmaLord Hayagriva giving Vedas to Brahma

God is creating people with different faces, different behaviour and different appearance. Some may look very handsome, and some may look very ugly. In general, we should not like or dislike the people according to their appearance, and we must like only their kind soul. Many kind hearted people’s appearance might look very ugly, and […]

How can Rishis lose control and curse if they are enlightened

Why has Indian mythology given forms to all energies. Are all the mythological stories true? How can Rishis lose control and curse if they are enlightened? The universe is full of names and forms. The moment you give a name, form also comes with it. And many of these forms were cognized in the subtle. […]

Rishi Garga | Maharshi Garga

Rishi Garga was one of the most ancient sage and also a great contributor to the field of Ayurveda, and also an expert in astrology. He was the Author of Garga Samhita and Garga Hora which contains the details of astrology. LIFE Garga was the son of the great rishi Bharadwaja and Suseela. Garga also […]

Saubhari Rishi | Story of Saubhari Muni

Saubhari was an ancient rishi and he is believed to be the son of Rishi Kanwa, who brought up Shakunthala at his Ashram. Once when Saubhari Rishi was doing meditation inside the Holy River Yamuna, he has seen the sexual union of some fishes. Due to that, he also wanted to enjoy physical pleasures with […]