A brief history of Abhinavagupta

Abhinavagupta, born and lived between c. 950 and 1020 AD in India was the great philosopher and literacy critic. He was considered as the pivotal person in the Hindu histories of Scholastic philosophy, aesthetic theory and tantra. Abhinavagupta elaborated and gave many notable writings particularly on Pratyabhijna Philosophical theology. This was augmented by him for […]

Kabir Jayanti 2022

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2022, Kabir Jayanti date is June 14. 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 2022 | Kalidas Divas

Mahakavi Kalidas Din (Kalidas Divas) is observed in Ashadh Month. In 2022, Kalidas Din date is June 30. 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

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 […]

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 […]

Surdas Jayanti 2022

Sant Surdas

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 2022, Surdas Jayanti date is May 6. According to some historians, Surdas was born on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Vaishakh Month in North Indian traditional calendar. Surdas was […]

Dev Damodar Tithi 2022

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2022, Dev Damodar Tithi date is May 1. 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 […]

Swami Samarth Punyatithi 2022 | 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 2022, Samarth Guru Akkalkot Swami Punyadivas date is April 28. It falls on Krishna Trayodasi in Chaitra Month as per Marathi, Kannada & Telugu Calendars and in Vaishakh […]

Sant Ravidas Punyatithi 2022

Ravidas Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint-poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2022, Sant Ravidas Punyatithi date is April 29. Guru Ravidas was a North Indian poet-sant of the bhakti movement during the 15th to 16th century CE. He was venerated as a Guru (teacher) in the […]

Vallabhacharya Jayanti 2022 | Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanthi

Vallabhacharya Jayanti 2022, Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanthi 2022 date. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. In 2022, Vallabhacharya Jayanti date is April 26. Vallabhacharya Jayanti is observed on […]

Poosa Lingam, Shaivita Saint

Poosa Lingam (18th Century AD) was a great Shaivite Saint, and with regard to his staunch devotion on Lord Shiva, he could be treated as a Nayanmar Saint, since he cultivated lot of Shiva Bhakti from his young age itself. Poosa Lingam was born in a ShaivaVellalar Family, and his father was doing hotel business, […]

Shabari Jayanti

Shabari Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Shabari Mata. Shabari Mata is an ardent devotee of Sri Rama. She attained Moksha by worshipping Lord Sri Ramachandra throughout her life. In 2022, Shabari Jayanti date is February 23. It falls on Krishna Paksha Saptami in Falgun Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars while it coincides […]

Neem Karoli Baba (Neeb Karori Baba)

Neem Karoli Baba (1900-1973) was a Hindu guru, and a devotee of Lord Hanuman. His famous disciples are Ram Dass, Bhagavan Das and Krishna Das. His ashrams are situated in Vrindavan, Rishikesh, NeemKaroli village in Uttar Pradesh, and in USA. His birth name was Lakshmi Narayan Sharma. LIFE He was born in a village at […]

Sri Ramdas Navami 2022 | Sant Samarth Ramdas Navami

Samarth Ramdas, originally named as, Narayan Suryajipant Kulkarni Thosar, was a Marathi poet-saint of 17th century. In 2022, Sri Ramdas Navami (Sant Samarth Ramdas Navami) date is February 25, Friday. Sri Ramdas was born in 1606 on Sri Ram Navami and died in 1682 on Krishna Paksha Navami in Magh Month as per Marathi Calendar. […]

Avatar Meher Baba Jayanti 2022

Meher Baba was born as Merwin Sheriar Irani on 25 February 1894 in a Zorastrian family at Pune, Maharashtra. Since childhood, Meher baba has the attraction towards spiritual matters. In 2022, Avatar Meherbaba Jayanti date is 25 February. On 31 January 1969, Meher Baba left his physical abode. The Avatar Meher Baba Trust, established by […]

Ravidas Jayanti 2022 | Guru Ravidas Jayanti in 2022

Guru Ravidas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint and poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2022, Sant Ravidas Jayanti date is February 16. Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on Magh Purnima, Full Moon day Magh month (January – February). Recital of Akhand Paath, special Aarti, and Nagar […]

Madhvacharya Jayanti 2021

Madhvacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Madhvacharya, who is also known as Purna Prajna and Ananda Tirtha. In 2021, Madhvacharya Jayanti date is October 15. Popularly known as the ‘Dvaita Siddhanta Kartha’, who proposed and spread dualism, Dvaita school of Hindu philosophy, Madhvacharya was an important philosopher during Bhakti Movement. Sri Madhvacharya was […]

Swami Karpatri | Karpatri Ji Maharaj

Swami Karpatri (1907–1982) was born in a village at Uttar Pradesh, and he was a spiritual saint and the strict follower of Hindu Sanatana Dharma.He used to eat only a small quantity of food, and mainly by taking alms, and lived a simple and a disciplined life. His birth name was Har Narayan Ojha. He […]

Tailang Swami Jayanti 2022

Tailang Swami Jayanti, birth anniversary of Trailanga Swami (Telang Swami) falls on Pausha Putrada Ekadashi. In 2022, Tailang Swami Jayanti date is January 13. Tailang Swami was a Hindu Yogi known for his spiritual powers who lived in Varanasi. According to many sources, Trailanga Swami lived to be 280 years old, residing at Varanasi between […]

Saints are more Powerful than God

Guru Raghavendra Swamy of Mantralayam

Saints are considered as more powerful than the almighty. They act as an intermediary between us and the almighty, and in times of troubles, then would come forward and would hug us similar to our affectionate mother. Saints have been appointed by the deities in order to act as a guide for us, to remove […]