Swami Haridhos Giri Guruji | Swamy behind Dakshina Sampradaya Namasankeertanam

Haridhos Giri Swamigal (20th century AD), also called as Haridas, was born in a pious Hindu family, in the village of Thennangur, Tamil Nadu. Swami Haridhos Giri was very good in chanting of god’s names (Nama sankeertanam) and giving religious discourses on Bhagavatham, Bhagavat Gita and Ramayan. He had travelled to many foreign countries and […]

Sri Krishna Premi Swamigal

Sri Krishna Premi Swamigal was born in the year 1934 in a village in Tamil nadu. He was a good preacher and patron of Vaishnavism, and was affectionately called by his devotees as Anna and as Swamigal. He used to visit Krishna temples during his childhood itself, and sincerely prayed to Lord Krishna.He has performed […]

Machamuni Siddhar

Machamuni Siddhar is an ancient Siddhar and is famous for his popular works. He was born with the blessings of Lord Shiva and contains great bhakti and fully devoted on Lord Shiva. He was brought up by Sri Pinnakeesar and learned various subjects from him. He took the guidance of the great sage Kakapujandar, and […]

Pulipani Siddhar

Pulipani Siddhar is an ancient Siddhar and is the disciple of Bogar. He is a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva. Bogar installed Lord Murugan’s Navabashana idol at the Palani Hill, and daily he performed milk and panchamirtham abhishekham to the idol of Lord Murugan. After some time, his disciple Pulipani Siddhar performedpuja for Lord Murugan, […]

Sagduru Swamigal

Sri Sagduru Swamigal was born in the year 1777 in a Telugu Brahmin family in Thiruvisanallur. His birth name was Venkataraman. His father was a great scholar and an expert in composing divine songs, playing musical instruments, and was well-versed in sacred scriptures and Vedas. Venkataraman learned the divine scriptures and music composition under the […]

Sridhara Venkatesa Ayyaval

Sri Sridhara Venkatesha Ayyaval was a true devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he has seen his presence everywhere in the world. Even he finds the chanting of “RAMA NAMA” in the sounds raised by the animals and birds. According to him, he finds Lord Rama in each and every thing, and he got such a […]

Manickaswamy, disciple of Seshadri Swamigal

Manickaswamy (20th century AD) was lived in Tiruvannamalai and he was considered as the important disciple and an ardent devotee of Sadguru Sri Seshadri Swamigal. He has moved closely with Swamy and closely observed many Siddhis of Swamiji and got attracted with him. Manickaswamy was born in a village at Tiruvannamalai into a poor Hindu […]

Thiruvalluvar | Tamil Poet, Philosopher

Thiruvalluvar, commonly known as Valluvar, was a popular Tamil poet. He is best known for writing the great text Thirukkuṛaḷ. LIFE He is believed to have lived in Madurai, and later in the town of Mylapore, and it is believed that he would have lived during 4th century BC. He is believed to have been […]

Thilagavathiyar

Thilagavathiyar (7th century AD) was a great Shiva devotee and she was born in a Vellalar family in a village in Tamil Nadu. Her parents were also ardent devotees of Lord Shiva, and her brother was Marulneekkiyar, who was later known as Thirunavukarasar. She was very religious, and used to regularly worship Lord Shiva in […]

Kandaradhitha Chola

Kandaradhiththa Chola was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva and used to sing songs in praise of Lord Shiva in the temples, and gives good support and provide sufficient food to the Shiva Devotees.He has also contributed a portion of songs in the famous Shaivite text thiruvichaippa. Kandaradhiththa Chola was the king of the Chola […]

Kanniyappa Swamigal

Kanniyappa Swamigal was born in the year 1902 into a pious Mudaliar Family. From his childhood itself, he was very much interested in seeking spiritual enlightenment, and visited nearby temples of Lord Shiva and done severe meditation. After completing his basic education, he has joined in a circus company, and travelled throughout India. At his […]

Kaduveli Siddhar

Kaduveli Siddhar was born in a village in Tindivanam and performed several miracles even at his younger age itself. He was a great devotee of Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati and has written many songs and sung in praise of them. He went to Thanjavur and Kanchipuram and performed severe meditation on Lord Shiva. He […]

Arulveli Siddhar

Sri Arulveli Siddhar (20th century) was born in a village in Madurai and lived in Parrys, Mannadi area and hence he was also called as Mannadi Baba. During his period he has done lot of miracles in the life of his devotees and increased their faith on god. He has got rich as well as […]

Mookiah Swamigal

Mookkaiah Swamigal was born in a village at Madurai in a pious Hindu family. He was very much interested in seeking the spiritual path, and become a disciple of Mayandi Swamigal, and learnt the divine subjects from him, and practiced yoga and meditation under his guidance.He left his house and fully concentrated on spirituality. Though […]

Vallabha Siddhar

Several centuries ago, there lived a Siddhar in Madurai known as Sri Vallabha Siddhar, and he was considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He was an ardent Shiva devotee and contains great spiritual powers. He has healed the people from diseases and spread the bhakti on Lord Shiva among the people. Once, he has […]

Palraj Siddhar

Palraj siddhar was born in the year 1991 into a pious Hindu family at a city near Coimbatore.He was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and used to perform Puja and Abhishekham to the Shiva Lingam in the Shiva Temples. Palraj Siddhar lived only for a short span of 16 years. During that period itself, […]

Mayandi Swamigal

Shri Mayandi Swamigal was born in the year 1858 in a village at Madurai into a holy Hindu family. Even from his childhood he showed his divine powers like safeguarding his friends from snakes and saving the people from fire accidents, and also performed Puja to Lord Shiva. Mayandi Swamigal finished his basic education, and […]

Bade Swamy of Villupuram

Sri Bade Swamy (19th century) was born and brought up in a village in Villupuram District. Though by birth, he was a Muslim, he was a great saint and was against caste, creed and religion. He removed the sufferings of the people belonged to different religions. He has performed many miracles in the life of […]

Paramaguru Swamigal

Paramaguru Swamigal (18th century) was a Sri Lankan Saint and a great siddha purusha. He was born in Sri Lanka in a pious family, and his father was worked as a gardener in a rich landlord’s house. e was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. He was interested in deep spirituality, and used to sit […]

Natana Gopala Nyagi Swamigal

Sri Nadana Gopala Nayaki Swamigal was born in Madurai in a Saurashtra family before few hundred years. He has considered himself as the consort of Lord Krishna, and used to appear like that. Nadana Gopala Nayaki Swamigal was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, and sung several songs on him. He also wrote a text […]