INTRODUCTION Jhulelal (10th century) is worshipped as Kula Deva, and as the Ishta Deva by Sindhi Hindus, and also he is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Varuna, the god of oceans. They will used to frequently chant the mantra: “Jhule Lal Maharaj Ki Jai” in order to show their great respect and honourRead More →

INTRODUCTION Katamaraju and Potharaju are considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva, who had taken the avatars to protect the village people, and especially the women from dangers and difficulties. Both of them done lot of good activities during their life time, and considered as demi gods and worshipped byRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Srinivasa (1590-1640) belonged to Brahmin-Madhwa family, and was a great scholar and also an expert in sanskrit language. He was born in Bidarahalli. He also written many divine books, and lived a pious life. He was a great devotee of Sri Guru Raghavendra Swamy and lived during hisRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kavindra Tirtha (1333-1398) was a dvaita saint and the pontiff of Uttaradi Mutt. He was a great scholar and talented in all vedas, shastras, Upanishads and other holy texts. He was the chief of the Uttaradi mutt during his last six years, before attaining Samadhi in the Nava Brindavan, which is situatedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Jaabaali Maharshi was an ancient rishi. He was mentioned in puranas and in several hindu texts, and his importance is also mentioned. He was an expert in vedas and other hindu literature and contains good knowledge, wisdom and high meditative powers. He was good at doing yoga and meditation. HeRead More →

INTRODUCTION Vimalananda (1872–1908) was one of the main disciples of Swami Vivekananda. He was also called as Khagen Maharaj, and his birth name was Khagendranath Chatterjee. He published the great text Prabuddha Bharata. He was the chief of the Advaita Ashrama at Mayavati. And he founded the Ramakrishna Math at Ulsoor in Bangalore in 1906. Throughout his life, he concentratedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Prince Namasu was the son of the great king Mahabali, and the great grandson of Sri Bhakt Prahalad. He was one among the 100 children of Sri Mahabali. His elder brother is Banasura, a great devotee of Lord Shiva, and become a divine attendant of Lord Shiva in Kailash,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Pururavas was the king of the chandravamsha. His father was the Planet Budha, and Kauravas and Pandavas were his descendants. He was also mentioned in Rig Veda, Puranas, Mahabharata and the Bhagavat Purana. The great King Pururavas got married with the heaven dancer Urvashi, and the details were mentioned in the famous text written by Kalidasa.Read More →

INTRODUCTION Anaranya was a descendant of Ikshwaku, and a great king of Ayodhya. He was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. He was also a great scholar and a master in all kinds of arts. He was good at handling weapons during the battle field. According to the great epic Ramayana, once he wasRead More →

INTRODUCTION As per Hindu Puranas, Yayati was a noble king, and he was the son of King Nahusha and Ashokasundari, also known as “SREE BALA TIRIPURA SUNDARI” who was the daughter of Shiva and Parvati. His descendants were the Pandavas. Due to his great power, Yayati had conquered the entire world and was considered as the great emperor of theRead More →

INTRODUCTION Swami Sadananda (1865-1911), also known as Gupta Maharaj was a direct disciple of Swami Vivekananda, and he was born in Kolkata. He was considered as one of the most important disciple among the several disciples of Swami Vivekananda. He has become a saint in the Baranagar Math, Kolkata and later joined in the BelurRead More →

INTRODUCTION Jaimini was an ancient rishi and a philosopher. He was a disciple of sage Veda Vyasa, the son of Parashara. He was taught Samaveda by his guru Veda Vyasa, along with other spiritual education. He is the author of the Mimamsa Sutras  and Jaimini Sutras.  He is believed to have been lived during the 4th century BC. He wasRead More →

INTRODUCTION Aurva is known to be an angry sage, who was the descendent of Rishi Bhrigu. He was the grandson of Vatsa, and his descendants Gothram was Srivatsa. His son was Richika Maharishi and Richika’s son was Jamadagni. According to the Mahabharata, once there lived a noble king named Kritavirya, who had donatedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Aruni (8th century BC), is an ancient sage of Hinduism. He is mentioned in many devotional texts, and his philosophical teachings are considered famous similar to the teachings contained in the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and Chandogya Upanishad.  He was a spiritual guru, and attracted students from all over the world. One of his disciples was the greatRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kacha was an ancient sage and the son of Deva Guru Brihaspati. He is also mentioned in various puranas and in Mahabharata.  He was known for learning all the divine scriptures from his father as well as from the demon guru Sri Sukracharya. Once Kacha met Sukracharya and become the discipleRead More →

INTRODUCTION Jalaram Bapa(1799-1881) also known as Bapa was a  Gujarati Saint, and a great Ram devotee. LIFE Jalaram Bapa was born in Virpur, Rajkot district, Gujarat, in the year 1799. Jalaram Bapa was initially looked after his father’s business. At his younger age, he got married with a pious and a good natured girl Virbai. After someRead More →