Dev Damodar Tithi 2019

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2019, Dev Damodar Tithi date is May 5. Dev Damodar Tithi falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month as per North Indian calendar. It is the first day following Vaishakh Amavasya. Damodrdev was contemporary of Sankardeva […]

Story of Sage Vishwamitra and Lord Indra

Many years ago, there was a terrible drought. There was no food to be had. The sage Vishvamitra had come to the banks of the river Goutami Ganga with his disciples. Vishvamitra’s wife, children and disciples were all hungry. The sage therefore sent his disciples out to look for food. They searched everywhere, but could […]

Story of Muchukunda Maharshi

Story of Muchukunda Maharshi – how King Muchukunda of Ikshwaku dynasty became Muchukunda Maharshi? Here is the story…. Muchukunda who too belonged to the ancestry of King Ikshwaku was the able Commander of the Army of Devas in a series of battles with Daityas for long time completely disregarding his family and personal health. Indra […]

Markandeya Jayanti 2019

Bhakta Markandeya Rishi

Markandeya Jayanti (Bhakta Markandeya Jayanti / Markandeya Rushi Jayanti) is an auspicious day to worship Markandeya, who is the great devotee of Lord Shiva and a great Sage. In 2019, Markandeya Jayanti date is February 8. Markandeya Jayanti falls on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magha Month as per Hindu calendar. Markandeya Rishi was born in […]

Sage Vriddha Gautama: Son of Gautama Maharshi

The sage Goutama had a son named Vriddhagoutama. Vriddhagoutama was also a sage. But he was very ugly. Besides, he had no nose; had never had one since he had been born. He was so ashamed of this deformity that he could not bear to join the other children of the sages in studying the […]

Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti

Kashyapa is one of the Saptarishis, Seven famed Sages in Hinduism. Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti is observed on Krishna Paksha Panchami in Jyeshta Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar. In 2017, Kashyapa Rishi Jayanti date is May 16. Kashyapa was one of the seven ancient sages (rishi) considered as Saptarishis in Rigveda, numerous Sanskrit texts […]

Vashishta Jayanti | Maharshi Vasistha Jayanthi

Vashishta Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Maharshi Vashishta. In 2018, Vashishta Jayanti date is April 24. 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 […]

Sant Eknath (Sri Eknath Maharaj)

Sant Eknath was one of the most prominent Marathi Saint who was also a scholar and a great poet famous for his inspiring Eknathi Bhagavatha. Eknath was born in 1533 in Paithan in Maharashtra in a Brahmin family. He was the grandson of Sant Bhanudas who had brought the image of Panduranga from Vijayanagar to […]

Sage Dadhichi (Dadhichi Maharshi)

Dadhichi was a great Sage who was born to Atharva. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva and known for his great sacrifice. He did severe penance for years together and had acquired great powers. His penance had terrified Lord Indra, who was afraid that Dadichi might capture heaven from him. But Dadichi was not […]

Sadguru Sivanandamurthy passed away

Famous spiritual leader Sadguru Sivanandamurthy died today (10 June 2015) at Warangal. Satguru Sri Sivananda Murthy was born on Marga Sirsha Sudha Navami of Vibhava Nama Samvatsaram in Revati Nakshatram, Kanya Lagnam i.e on Thursday, 21st December 1928 at 00:45 AM in Rajamundry, Andhra Pradesh, India. Sadguru was 87. Sri Sivanandamurthy had breath his last 1.55 am at […]

Basaveshwara, Basavanna (Bhakti Bhandari Basavanna): Founder of Lingayath sect

Basaveshwara, also known as Basavanna was a renowned saint of Karnataka born in a Brahmin family in 1134 A D at Bagewadi in Bijapur District of Karnataka. He is believed to be an incarnation of Nandi who was Lord Shiva’s vehicle. He spread social awareness through his poetry known as Vachanaas. Even though he was […]

Avatar Meher Baba Punyatithi

Avatar Meher Baba Punyatithi is the Maha Samadhi day or the day of disappearance of Meher Baba, who was an Indian spiritual master. Avatar Meher Baba Punyatithi date is January 31. Meher Baba was born as Merwin Sheriar Irani on 25 February 1894 in a Zorastrian family at Pune, Maharashtra. Since childhood, Meher baba has […]

Swami Vivekananda, beacon light to Youth

Swami Vivekananda is the beacon light to Youth. A combination of physical strength, moral purity, mental discipline and of a higher plane will help a person to succeed in his life. The ideal before him, particularly for the youth, should be to develop these qualities and adhere to spiritual values. If one is keep on cultivating […]

Swami Dayananda Saraswathi Jayanti

Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Swami Dayananda Saraswathi Jayanti (Maharshi Dayananda Sarasvati Jayanti) is observed in Magh Month as per Gujarati calendar. In 2014, Swami Dayananda Saraswathi Jayanti date is February 24. Dayanand Saraswati (12 February 1824 – 30 October 1883) was an important Hindu religious leader of his time. He is well known as the founder of the Arya […]

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. […]

Significance of Nammazhwar (Nammalwar)

What is the significance of Nammazhwar (Nammalwar)? Anything associated with Sri Narayana is pleasing to the Azhwars and anything unrelated to Him is disliked by them. The Lord, who wants humanity to have the benefit of Nammazhwar’s Tiruvoimozhi, chose not to grant his request to be freed from Agnana, Karma, and the mortal coil, till he […]

Swami Shankar Dev Ji (Ramdev Baba’s Guru)

Swami Shankar Dev Ji is the Guru of Sri Ramdev Baba Ji. He is considered as one of the ‘Pillars of Divya Yog Mandir (Trust) & Patanjali Yogpeeth (Trust)’. Swami Shankar Dev is Patron and Founder Trustee of Divya Yog Mandir (Trust) and Patanjali Yogpeeth (Trust). Born in 1930 in Almora district of Uttarakhand, he was […]

Macchindranath Jayanti

Matsyendranath

Macchindranath Jayanti is the Birthday of Matsyendranath. In 2013, Macchindranath Jayanti Jayanti date is September 10. Macchindranath Jayanti is observed in Bhadrapada Month (Bhadrapada Shukla Panchami) day as per Hindu calendar. Muni Yogi Macheendranath (Machindranath or Matsyendranath) was the originator and creator of the Nath Sampradaya. He is said to have lived in the 8th-9th centuries. The Nath Sampradayais a form of Avadhuta-pantha […]

Krishna Saraswati Maharaj Punyatithi (Datta Swami Punyatithi, Kolhapur)

Shri Krishna Saraswati Maharaj Datta Swami

Shri Krishna Saraswati Punyatithi (Datta Swami Punyatithi / Shri Krishna Saraswati Datta Maharaj Punyatithi) is the Maha Samadhi day of Shri Krishna Saraswati, who is considered as an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. In 2013, Shri Krishna Saraswati Jayanti date is August 31. Shri Krishna Saraswati Punyatithi is observed on Krishna Paksha Dashami in Shravan Month, tenth day after […]

Narayana Guru’s vision of human fraternity

Narayana Guru’s vision of human fraternity Anyone who has gone through the stanzas of the ancient Saivaite scripture, the Thirumandiram, would be familiar with the profound saying of its author. Thirumoolar, that there is only one race and only one God. This statement came thousands of years ago but in recent times, a scholar and […]