Shivakumara Swami | Nadedaaduva Devaru, the Walking God of Karnataka

Shivakumara Swami (1907-2019) was a spiritual saint and a great devotee of Lord Shiva. His birth name was Shivanna. He belonged to Lingayat caste, and he joined the Siddaganga Mutt in 1930 at Karnataka and became the chief pontiff in the year 1941. Shivakumara Swami was the founder of the Sri Siddaganga Education Society. He […]

Chinnaiah, ardent devotee of Venkateshwara Swamy

Several centuries back, Chinnaiah, a Harijan Cobbler lived in a village near Tirupati. He was doing his profession of stitching the slippers and shoes for his customers and maintained his family through that income. Due to his past birth karma, he has suffered from severe paralysis. One day while he was doing his profession, he […]

Govinda Rao, a great devotee of Lord Venkateshwara Swamy

Once there lived Sri Govinda Rao in a small village near Tirumala Tirupati Temple. He and his family were ardent devotees of Lord Venkateswara. His main profession was making paintings on Lord Venkateswara, and selling it to the nearby merchants at a cheaper price, since he is doing the work as a service to the […]

Bayajabai | Bayajabai Kote Patil

Bayajabai also called fondly as Bayaja Maa became a resident of Shirdi after she married Sree Ganapath Patil. She was a sincere and a dutiful wife and she also provided food to all the guests and other living creatures like dogs, cats and birds, especially to crows. She only first saw “SAI BABA” when he […]

Purandaradasa’s dedication towards God

Wealth that has come to one’s hands must be rededicated for service to God Himself even as water from a reservoir absorbed by the cloud is returned to the same source. The process of developing detachment is however very difficult. Purandaradasa, an eclectic mystic of the 15th century, discarded his entire fortune at the age […]

Vakula Devi | Foster Mother of Lord Venkateshwara

Vakula Devi is the foster mother of Lord Venkateswara. Yasoda who was the foster mother of Lord Krishna in the Dwaparayuga was again taken birth as Vakula Maligai in this kali yuga, in order to serve Lord Venkateswara. A Temple in her name was built about several hundreds of years ago near theTirumala hills. This […]

Madhvacharya Jayanti 2019

Madhvacharya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Madhvacharya, who is also known as Purna Prajna and Ananda Tirtha. In 2019, Madhvacharya Jayanti date is October 8. 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 […]

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 […]

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman | Vallabhacharya Punyatithi

Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman is the death anniversary of Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of the Pushti sect in India. In 2019, Vallabhacharya Vaikuntha Gaman date is July 4. Vallabhacharya has written sixteen stotras and compiled several commentaries on the Bhagavata Purana as Lilas of Lord Krishna. He is the last of the four great Vaishnava spiritual […]

Devraha Baba Punyatithi

Devraha Baba Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Shri Devraha Baba (Deoraha baba), who was popularly known as “Ageless Yogi”. In 2019, Devraha Baba Punyatithi date is June 29. It is celebrated in a grand manner in Mathura. According to sources, Devraha Baba left his physical abode on 19 May 1990, Krishna Paksha Ekadashi in […]

Kabir Jayanti 2019

Kabir Jayanti is an auspicious day for Kabir Panth devotees, those who are the followers of Sant Kabirdas. In 2019, Kabir Jayanti date is June 17. 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 2019, Kalidas Din date is July 3. 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 […]

Dev Damodar Tithi 2020

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2020, Dev Damodar Tithi date is April 23. 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 […]

Sant Ravidas Punyatithi 2020

Ravidas Punyatithi is the death anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint-poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2020, Sant Ravidas Punyatithi date is April 21. 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 […]

Tukdoji Maharaj Jayanti

Tukdoji Maharaj Jayanti is the birth Anniversary of Sant Tukdoji Maharaj (1909-1968). He was a spiritual guide from Maharashtra and popularly known for his Gramgeeta, a social literary work which describes real rural development. In 2019, Tukdoji Maharaj Jayanti date is April 30. Tukdoji Maharaj was born in 1909 in Yavali village of Amravati district […]

16 Famous Quotes of APJ Abdul Kalam

Here are the 16 Famous Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam on success, hope, failure, and all other aspects of life. 1. “Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.” 2. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle […]

Sai Teun Ram Jayanti 2018

Sai Teun Ram Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Sai Teun Ram, the popular Hindu Guru of 19th century. In 2018, Sai Teun Ram Jayanti date is July 1 as per Hindu Calendar and July 6 as per English Gregorian calendar. Sai Teun Ram was born on the bank of the holy river, Sindhu, […]

Ravidas Jayanti 2020 | Guru Ravidas Jayanti in 2020

Guru Ravidas Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas, the renowned saint and poet who lived during the period of Kabirdas. In 2020, Sant Ravidas Jayanti date is February 9. Guru Ravidas Jayanti is celebrated on Magh Purnima, Full Moon day Magh month (January – February). Recital of Akhand Paath, special Aarti, and Nagar […]

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 […]

Meherbaba Jayanti 2016

Meherbaba Jayanti 2016, Avatar Meherbaba Jayanti in 2016.. 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. Avatar Meherbaba Jayanti date is 25 February. On 31 January 1969, Meher Baba left his physical abode. The […]