Muthuswami Dikshitar | Legendary Composer of Indian Classical Music

Muthuswami Dikshitar (1775–1835) was a great  poet, singer, veena player, and a great composer of Carnatic Music. His compositions are highly praised for their detailed descriptions of Hindu gods and temples. His compositions are popular and even today it is sung in classical concerts of Carnatic music. He is also appreciated for his divine music similar to […]

Bharathiyar | Subramania Bharathi

C Subramania Bharathi, popularly known as Bharathiyar, (1882–1921) was a great personality who was specialized in diversified fields such as writing texts, composing poems, publishing journals and participating in the freedom fighting movement etc. He was an expert in writing Tamil poems, and due to that he had been awarded the title “Mahakavi Bharathi”. He […]

Arunagirinathar | Tamil saint-poet, Creator of ‘Thiruppugazh’

Arunagirinathar was a great saint, a staunch devotee of Muruga, and a divine poet, who lived during the 15th century in Tamil Nadu. His important spiritual writing was the Tamil poem Thiruppugazh, which was written in praise of Lord Murugan. In Thiruppugazh, his devotion to Lord Murugahas been shown meticulously. Thiruppugazh is one of the […]

Kapilar | Famous Poet of Sangam Period

Kapilar was one of the famous poets during the Sangam period, which is considered to be more than 2000 years ago. He contributed more than 200 poems, and he is believed to have been lived during first century. He lived during the period of Karikala and King Pari. He closely moved with them, and took […]

Kalki Krishnamurthy (Ramaswamy Krishnamurthy)

Ramaswamy Krishnamurthy (1899–1954), who is also called as Kalki, was a famous writer, poet and a freedom fighter. His writings cover several novels, short stories and bhakti stories. Krishnamurthy was born in a pious Brahmin family in a village in the then Thanjavur District. After finishing his basic education, he joined in the freedom fighters […]

Devaraya Swamigal | Author of Kanda Sashti Kavacham

Devaraya Swamigal was born in the year 1820 in a pious Hindu family, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Muruga. He is the author of the famous ‘Kanda Shasti Kavasam’, which was composed by him in Tamil language through the grace of Lord Muruga. His father was a rich man, and he was […]