Murlidhar Ji Maharaj

Saint Murlidhar Ji Maharaj was born in the year 1970, in a village in Gujarat, in a pious Hindu family. In his childhood itself, he got the blessings of the great saint Shri Jamnadas Ji Maharaj. He completed his school education at his native place, and finished his graduation in Jodhpur. Maharaj was a great […]

Ram Thakur

Ram Thakur (1860–1949) was a spiritual saint of the 19th-century in India. His birth name was Ram Chandra Chakraborty. Ram Thakur is the divine gift given by the god for moulding us in a better shape, and to turn us in the spiritual path. Sri Ram Thakur was born in the year 1860 A.D in […]

Guru Nabha Das, Author of Bhaktamal

Sri Guru Nabha Das was a saint and the author of the holy text, The Bhaktamal. In this sacred text, Nabha Das wrote the life history of several saints, and explained their greatness and their dedication to the god. He was born in the year 1537 at Bhadrachalam, on the banks of the Godavari River […]

Sant Garib Das, Founder of Garibdasi Panth

Sant Garib Das (1717–1778) was a saint and spiritual reformer and he was the founder of the Garibdasipanth, a sect which contains his spiritual teachings. He was born in the year 1717 in a Jat family in a village in Haryana, and he was the author of Garibdassi Granth. His holy work contains some verses […]

Kabir Jayanti 2020

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2020, Kabir Jayanti date is June 5. 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 […]

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas)

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2020, Kalidas Din date is June 22. It falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada of Ashada Month as per Hindu calendar. As per Tamil calendar, it falls in Aani Masam, Midhunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Aashar Month in Bengali Panjika. Mahakavi Kalidas was a […]

Philosophy of Sri Adi Sankaracharya

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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 […]

Pippalada Katha: Story of Pippalada (Atharva Veda Guru – Maharashi Dadhichi’s son)

‘Pippalada Katha’ is the story of Pippalada (Atharva Veda Guru and Maharashi Dadhichi’s son). Many years ago, there used to be a sage named Dadhici. His wife was Lopamudra. Dadhichi’s hermitage was right next to the holy river Ganga. Lopamudra’s sister Gabhastini also used to live in the hermitage. Such was the sage Dadhichi’s powers […]

Surdas Jayanti 2020

Surdas, a 14th-century saint-poet, who was known for his devotional songs dedicated to Lord Krishna. Surdas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the Sri Krishna Bhakta. In 2020, Surdas Jayanti date is April 28. According to some historians, Surdas was born on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Vaishakh Month in North Indian traditional calendar. Surdas was […]

Mahavatar Babaji | Father of Kriya Yoga

Mahavatar Babaji was considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. It is also believed that, Babaji sometimes appears in the form of Lord Shiva. Babaji is believed to have still living in the Himalayas for thousands of years and blessing his devotees and was interested in spreading the Kriya Yoga among the universe, in order […]

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi

akkalkot swami samartha

Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyatithi (Punya Divas) is the Maha Samadhi day of Akkalkot Niwasi Shri Swami Samartha who is also known as Swami Samartha Maharaj. In 2020, Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyadivas date is April 20. It falls on Krishna Trayodasi in Chaitra Month as per Marathi, Kannada & Telugu Calendars and in Vaishakh […]

Advaita Acharya | Disciple of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Advaita Acharya (1434–1559), was a great Vaishnava Saint. He was a great scholar in Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavata Purana and other divine scriptures, and he promoted the Bhakti spirit amongst the devotees. His birth name was Kamalaksha Mishra. LIFE He was born in Bangladesh. {It is believed that he was the incarnation of Lord Vishnu}. He […]

Swami Jyotirmayananda Saraswati

Jyotirmayananda Saraswati was born in the year 1931, is a spiritual saint and contains good knowledge in Vedanta, Hindu philosophy, and wrote lot of spiritual books, and books on Yoga and meditation. He was a disciple of Sivananda Saraswati, and served at the Sivananda Ashram in Rishikesh for a few years. Jyotirmayananda also served in […]

Swami Shantanand Saraswati

Swami Shantanand Saraswati (1913-1997) was the pontiff of the Jyotir Math from 1953 to 1980, and he was a disciple of Brahmananda Saraswati. After assuming as the pontiff of the holy mutt, Shantanand had done good service in the mutt, and he performed pujas to the deities in a well-versed manner. Though there was some […]

Nityananda Prabhu (Nitai) | Incarnation of Lord Balarama in Gaudiya Vaishnavism

Sri Nityananda Prabhu (15th century), was a Hindu saint, and belongs to the Gaudiya Vaishnava, and is considered as an incarnation of Lord Balarama. He was Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s close friend and disciple. Nityananda Prabhu was born to a pious Brahmin at a small village in Birbhum district of present West Bengal in the year 1474. […]

Swami Ramji | Kashmiri Saint

Swami Ramji (19th century AD) was the son of the Brahmin scholar Shukdev and he was born in Srinagar, Kashmir in the year 1852 AD. His father was doing Purohit work, and also served as a priest at a Shiva temple. He was a clever boy, and he performed well in his education and was […]

Swami Rama Tirtha

Rama Tirtha (1873–1906)was a Hindu Saint. He was born in Pakistan. He was considered as a famous personality for giving various lectures in the United States, similar to Swami Vivekananda and Paramahansa Yogananda about the importance of Hindu religion. LIFE Rama Tirtha was born in a village in Pakistan. After the death of his parents, […]

Utpaladeva | Kashmiri Shaivite Saint

Utpaladeva (900–950 AD) was one of the great saints in Kashmir, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. Utpaladeva composed several songs on Lord Shiva, and also wrote spiritual books. Utpala’s main disciple was Sri Lakshmana Gupta. Utpaladeva was born in Srinagar, Kashmir in a pious Brahmin family and he was married and […]

Sahajanand Saraswati

Sahajanand Saraswati (1889–1950) was a spiritual saint, social reformer and a writer. He was born in a village in the present day Uttar Pradesh, in the year 1889, in a pious Hindu Brahmin family. He studied well, and from his young age itself, he wanted to do goodness to the poor people and to the […]

Pranavananda Saraswathi | Founder of ‘Divine Life Society’, Malaysia

Pranavananda Saraswathi (1908–1982) was the founder of the Divine Life Society in Malaysia. His birth name was N.Ponniah. LIFE N. Ponniah was born in the year 1908 in Sri Lanka. His parents were strong followers of Hindu faith, and worshippers of Hindu gods. He has served as a disciple to Yogaswami, who showed him the […]