Sankardev | Srimanta Sankardev | Founder of Ekasarana Dharma

Shankardev (1449–1568) was a saint and poet. He was born in Assam. He was well known for his music compositions and performance in dance. He was considered as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Shri Sankardev has started a new religious movement known as Ekasarana Dharma and also called Neo-Vaishnavite movement for the Assamese people. He […]

Kambar, Author of Kamba Ramayanam (Ramavataram) in Tamil

Kambar

Kambar (1180-1250 AD) was a Tamil poet and the author of Kamba Ramayanam. LIFE Kambar was brought up by a farmer in Tamil Nadu. He was honoured by the Great Chola King with the title Kavi Chakravarty. He was a great scholar,and was an expert in Tamil and Sanskrit languages. SPIRITUAL WORKS 1. Kamba Ramayanam […]

Manikkavacakar (Maanikkavaasagar) | Author of Thiruvempavai

Manikkavacakar, or Maanikkavaasagar was a 9th-century Tamil poet and he has written poems in praise of Lord Shiva which is known as Tiruvasakam. And he has also written Tiruvenbavai. He is said to have lived at Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu. LIFE He worked as a minister to the Pandiyan king and he lived in Madurai. […]