Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Punyatithi 2013

Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

Ramakrishna Punyatithi, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Punyatithi is the death anniversary of the divine saint of Hindu Dharma. It is a big festival for those who believe Hinduism and follow this way of life. In 2013, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Jayanti date is August 16 (as per date). According to Hindu calendar, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was left his physical abode on […]

Greatness of Thirumazhisai Azhwar

tirumazhisai alwar

Greatness of Thirumazhisai Azhwar, significance of Thirumazhisai Azhwar, Thirumalisai Alvar, Thirumalisai Alvar life history. God’s real form is a veritable puzzle and to estimate and understand it is a formidable To reveal it to ordinary human beings, He made His appearances, but even then His genuine identity could not be comprehended. In the first (Hayagriva) as well as […]

Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Founder of Arya Samaj

Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Swami Dayananda Saraswati was the founder of the Arya Samaj. He was born in Tankara in Gujarat in 1824. He was named Mulashankara in his early days. His father was Karshanji Lalji and mother Yashodabai. As a child, Mulashankara was very inquisitive in nature. He used to tirelessly ask everyone for guidance but could not […]

Rishi Kapila and California: Relation between Sage Kapila & California

Gurudev, can you tell us more about Rishi Kapila? Very little is known about him. For this request of a devotee in his satsang, here is the explanation of Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living in his own words… Rishi Kapila lived in California. That is how the name California has come. Kapilaranea is the […]

Abhinavagupta’s Contribution to Hinduism

India, the country famous for its diversity in culture and heritage, was once home to some of the greatest mathematicians, thinkers and philosophers. These renowned people have contributed a great deal in influencing the thoughts and dispositions of huge masses of Indians over the progress of centuries, and have in a way, shaped the country […]

Gorakhnath (Gorakshanath)

Guru Gorakshanath is a preceptor of Hatha Yoga, who was considered as the third Guru in the Nath Sampradaya, who came in succession after Mahendranath, his mentor and Adinath, the mentor of Mahendranath. Nath Sampradaya is said to have had five gurus before Adinath. There are also legends conveying that there were nine of them […]

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 […]

Thiru Neelakanta Nayanar, Lord Shiva’s ardent devotee

If we explore the histories of ardent devotees of Lord Shiva we find a name Thiru Neela Kanda Nayanar who had dedicated entire of his life to Lord Shiva. He was a potter made begging bowls and gave these bowls to other devotees of Lord Shiva. We also know Lord Shiva by his one more […]

Gajanan Maharaj Prakat din

Gajanan Maharaj Shegaon

Shri Gajanan Maharaj was a saint from Shegaon of Buldhana district in Maharashtra. His devotees believe as incarnation of Lord Ganesha and Lord Dattatreya. Gajanan Maharaj Prakat din is observed on Krishna Paksha Saptami in Magh Month as per Marathi calendar. In 2013, Gajanan Maharaj Prakat din date is March 4. The early life history […]

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 2013, Shabari Jayanti date is March 4. It falls on Krishna Paksha Saptami in Falgun Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars while it coincides […]

Greatness of Vedanta Desika

Vedanta Desika

The tirade against religious traditions has been in existence for a long time and regretfully some members of the Hindus themselves had taken the lead to deride some of the ancient customs. Spiritual leaders and devotees had tried to combat these onslaughts. For instance, even 700 years ago, the Ranganatha idol in Srirangam was sought […]

Thakur Sitaramdas Omkarnath Dev birth Tithi

Thakur Sitaramdas Omkarnath Dev

Thakur Sitaramdas Omkarnath Dev birth tithi (birthday / Janma Tithi) is the birth anniversary of Omkarnath Devji. In 2013, Thakur Sitaramdas Omkarnath Dev birth anniversary date is March 2. In 1973, the Master resolved to form a new sect after his own idea of Divine Life and established Akhil Bharat Jaiguri Sampradaya. It is a […]

Shri Krishna Saraswati Jayanti (Datta Swami Jayanti)

Shri Krishna Saraswati Datta Maharaj

Shri Krishna Saraswati Jayanti (Datta Swami Jayanti / Shri Krishna Saraswati Datta Maharaj Jayanti) is the birth anniversary of Shri Krishna Saraswati, who is considered as an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. In 2013, Shri Krishna Saraswati Jayanti date is March 2. Shri Krishna Saraswati Jayanti is observed on Krishna Paksha Panchami in Magha Month, fifth […]

Chakradhar Swami Punyatithi

Chakradhar Swami Punyatithi is observed as Nirvana tithi of the swamiji. Chakradhar Swami Punyatithi falls on Chauth in Vad Paksha of Magha Month as per Gujarati calendar. In 2013, Chakradhar Swami Punyatithi date is March 1. Chakradhar Swami was born at Bharavas (Bharuch, present day Gujarat). To spread Mahanubhava sect of Vaishnavism, he performed Yatras […]

Swami Sukhabodhananda, the Corporate Guru

Swami Sukhabodhananda, the Corporate Guru

Swami Sukhabodhananda, often referred to as the Corporate Guru, is a famous Guru from Bangalore, India. He is the founder and chairman of Prasanna Trust, a non-profit organization which conducts workshops and seminars on Vedic tradition and its values in modern daily life. Swami Sukhabodhananda is well known for this talks, speeches, discourses and workshops combine Vedic […]

Religious Role of Abhinavagupta in Kashmiri Shaivism

Abhinavagupta, a distinguished scholar, was born in a renowned family of scholars in Kashmir around 950 C.E. He was one of the significant Acharyas of the Shiva philosophy and injected new meaning to it. He was an effervescent personality and highly passionate about knowledge that he acquired from the best teachers of his time. His […]