Manavala Mamunigal

Manavala Mamunigal (1370–1450) was a great vaishnative, who spread the importance of Sri Vaishnavism across the globe. His disciples also taught the principles of Sri Vaishnavite philosophy to the devotees. His birth name was Azhagiya Manavala Perumal. LIFE Manavala Mamunigal was born in 1370 at Alwarthirunagiri in Tamil Nadu. He was taught the divine scriptures by his father and grandfather. He […]

Mahapurna Acharya, Guru of Sri Ramanuja

Sri Sri Vaishnava Acharya Mahapurna, was one of the best spiritual Gurus of the Vaishnavite Saint Sri Ramanujacharya. He was the key person who has motivated Ramanuja to enter into the Sri Vaishnavism Bhakti path. He was also considered to be an aspect of the Divine Lotus Flower, the divine seat of Ma Mahalakshmi. Due […]

Kidambi Achan | Simhadipati of Srivaishnava Sampradayam

Kidambi Achan was a great Vaishnavite Saint, and he was born in the village “Kidambi” located near the famous Temple City Kanchipuram in the year 1057 A.D to an auspicious Hindu Couple. He is believed to be an aspect of the sacred thread of Lord Vishnu. Kidambi Achan’s birth name was “PRANATHARTHIHARAM”, since he has […]

Dev Damodar Tithi 2022

Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2022, Dev Damodar Tithi date is May 1. 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 […]

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 […]

Sant Rishidas | Gujarati Saint

During 14th century AD, there lived a famous saint and a Krishna Devotee at a village in Gujarat, and his name was Rishidas. He was born in a pious Brahmin family and his father was served as a priest in the popular Shree Dwarkadhish Temple situated at Dwaraka in Gujarat. Due to his father’s divine […]

Swami Bon | Bhakti Hridaya Bon

Bhakti Hridaya Bon (1901-1982) who was popularly known as Swami Bon was born in Vrindavan, into a pious Hindu family, and his father, was a great scholar, and he was well-versed in Vedas. He was a disciple of Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, had become a saint, and he served as the pontiff in the Gaudiya Mutt […]

Sant Balai

Sant Balai (16th century AD) was born in Assam in a tribal community. Though he was born in a lower class, he was a sincere devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he used to visit the Vishnu temples at his young age itself, and through his self-interest, he began to sing Bhakti songs on Lord Vishnu. […]

Thirukachi Nambigal

Thirukachi Nambigal is a great devotee of Sree Varadaraja Perumal at Kancheepuram. He was born at Poonamallee. He was also a friend and a guru to Sri Ramanuja. He has lived 1000 years ago. It is believed that he will used to converse with Lord Varadaraja about divine matters as a regular practice. Every year, […]

Chakradhar Swami | Kunwar Haripal Dev

Sri Chakradhar Swami (13th century AD) was one of the most important saints of the Vaishnavism tradition. Shri Chakradhar Swami was born in a city in Gujarat, in a Holy Hindu family. He gave regional discourses, and through that, he helped the people to gain more confidence in their life, and made them to travel […]

Govinda Dasa | Govinda Das Kaviraja

Govinda Dasa (1535–1613) was a Bengali poet who was well known for his popular devotional songs on Lord Krishna. He composed songs on the true divine love between Radha and Krishna, and he is also known as Govinda Das Kaviraja. It is believed that he was the incarnation of one of the cowherd friends of […]

Swami Raghavacharya Ji Maharaj

Swami Raghavacharya is one of the famous scholars of Bihar. He founded many institutions like Ayurveda College, Ramanujacharya Mutt, Vedic Schools and Poor feeding centres. Apart from this, Swamiji propagated the Narayana Bhakti amongst the people throughout India. He died before few years. His famous disciple Munna Pandey explained the greatness of Swami and about […]

Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji

Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji (1838–1915) is a famous guru from the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism, and he is highly praised for his holiness by his followers. He had given his teachings on Bhakti Yoga, and has become very famous through that. He was born in the year 1838 in a small village in present day […]

Ramanandacharya | Founder of Ramanandi Sampradaya

Ramananda (1400-1476) was a Vaishnava saint. He was born in Allahabad. He was the founder of the Ramanandi Sampradaya. LIFE He was born in a Brahmin family. He lived in the holy city of Varanasi. Ramananda was known for composing his works in Hindi language. His writings are very simple and understandable by everyone. Ramananda […]

Tirumala Nambi Avatara Mahotsavam in TTD Temple – 6 September 2019

The 1046th Avatarotsavam of Sri Tirumala Nambi, prominent Vaishnava Acharya, will be grandly conducted on September 6, 2019 at Sri Tirumala Nambi temple on the South Mada street at Tirumala. Dr PS Ganesh Murthy, the OSD Of Alwar Divya Prabandam Project will supervise the arrangements for the holy event. Legends speak volumes about Sri Tirumala […]