INTRODUCTION Sahajo Bai (1725-1805) was born in a pious Hindu family in a village at Delhi. She got married at a younger age, and her husband was died immediately after marrying her.  Due to that, she had lost interest in family life, and preferred to become a saint and become aRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sage Sutikshna was a disciple of Sage Agastya, and he has learned all the divine subjects under his guidance. After finishing his education, he decided to grant Guru Dakshina to his Guru Agastya, and asked his wishes. Sage Agastya had demanded him to bring Rama before him in orderRead More →

INTRODUCTION Saangu Siddha Swamigal had attained Jeeva Samadhi in the year 1900 at Thirugnanasambandar madam, Guindy. Nearby his Samadhi Shrine, Sri Kollapuri Swamigal Samadhi and Sri Ezhumalai Swamigal Samadhi are also found. Saangu Siddha Swamigal was an ardent Shiva devotee and dedicated his entire life towards worshipping Shiva-Parvati, and doneRead More →

INTRODUCTION Maitreya was a great sage and he was mentioned in the Mahabharata. It is believed that he was one of the Vedic Rishis and also contains the features of Lord Brahma. During the Dwapara Yuga, he visited Hastinapur and advised Duryodhana to treat the Pandavas in a proper manner, and to give the share of ruling the kingdomRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kanva Maharishi was an ancient rishi and he was born in the Treta yuga, and his importance were mentioned in Rig Veda. He has also written a portion of text in Yajur Veda. He was the foster father of Shakuntala, who was the consort of Dushyanta. Rishi Kanva found Shakuntala in the forest asRead More →

INTRODUCTION Once there lived in Trichy a pious devotee of Guru Raghavendra whose name was Ramanathan, and he was a businessman, and he belonged to Hindu Mudaliar Community. Regularly during thursday’s he used to visit the Raghavendra Mutt at Srirangam, and worship Raghavendra Swamigal and Lord Sriranganathar at the SrirangamRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Purushotamma Teertha was a great madhwa saint who lived during the 15th century. His guru was Sri Jayadhwaja Teertha and his disciple was Sri Brahmanya Teertha. It is believed that during the year 1460, he entered alive in a cave near Abbur, Karnataka, similar to his guru SriRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Paranjothi Baba was a great saint who lived in a small room near Vadapalani Murugan Temple. He contains great spiritual powers, and healed many of his devotees by giving the holy medicinal oil. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Muruga from his childhood itself, and used toRead More →

INTRODUCTION Before hundred years, there lived a pious Brahmin scholar in a village at Tamilnadu whose name was Palani, and he worked as an assistant priest in the nearby Murugan Temple. He used to assist the chief priest in discharging his day to day duties. He will used to doRead More →

INTRODUCTION Nagamani Adigalar(19th century AD) was born in Mylapore. From his younger age itself, he was deeply involved in spirituality. He was expert in all the regional languages, and he worked in different professions such as doctor, teacher and scholar, and preached various holy texts among the people like theRead More →

INTRODUCTION Chidananda Saraswati, (1916–2008) was the President of the Divine Life Society, Rishikesh, India. He was a great saint and spiritual personality. He was born in Mangalore into a pious Hindu family in the year 1916. During his young age itself, he used to study Hindu Puranas, Bhagavatham, Ramayana and Mahabharata and got greatRead More →

INTRODUCTION According to Vinayaka Purana, Mukkala Munivar is an ancient sage who lived during the Treta Yuga. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Vinayaka, and lived in an Ashram at the banks of the Holy River Ganges. During his period, there lived a king in Varanasi whose name wasRead More →

INTRODUCTION Matanga Maharishi was born in the Treta Yuga, and he was mentioned in Ramayana. Lord Rama and Mata Sita visited the ashram of Matanga Maharishi near the Mountain Rishyamukha. He was the sincere devotee of Shiva and Parvati, and due to that Mata Parvati had taken birth in theRead More →

INTRODUCTION Manomohan Mittra (1851–1903) is one of the famous disciples of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Manomohan was born in the year 1851 at a village in West Bengal. His father was a doctor, and an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and his mother was also a disciplined and a calm housewife and got sincereRead More →

INTRODUCTION According to Hindu Legend, Several thousands of years back, there lived a pious person in Varanasi whose name was Mankana, and he was a barber by profession, and he was a great devotee of Lord Ganesa. Once, Kasi was ruled by the King Divodasa. Since the king Divodasa doesn’tRead More →

INTRODUCTION Maitreyi (8th century BC) was a saint and a philosopher who lived in ancient India. She was mentioned in the Vedas and Upanishads, and her importance is also mentioned in the great texts. She is believed to be the consort of the great Rishi Yajnavalkya. But some ancient texts mentions that Maitreyi hadRead More →

INTRODUCTION According to the great epic Ramayana, Lava   and his twin brother Kusha, were the children of Rama and Sita. Lava and Kusha looks attractive in their appearance similar to their parents. Lava and Kusha belongs to the Ikshvaku clan and lived during the Treta Yuga. Lava was elder brother and Kusha was younger. According toRead More →

INTRODUCTION As per Vinayaka Purana, during the Treta Yuga, there lived a noble king whose name was Surasena. He was very good and behaved kindly with his people. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Vinayaka and used to perform pujas in the temples and in his palace and offerRead More →

INTRODUCTION According to ancient legend, Sagara is a famous king of the Suryavansha dynasty and ruled the Vidarbha region, which is the present day Nagpur, Maharashtra and he was mentioned in ancient texts and in Mahabharata. He ruled his kingdom in a proper manner, and gave a golden rule during his period.Read More →

INTRODUCTION Mandhata was an Ikshvaku  king and the son of Yuvanashva. He got married with Bindumati, daughter of Yadava king Shashabindu. And he had three sons, and he is well known for his charitable activities, and he had maintained strict law and order in his kingdom. He was mentioned in Rig Veda and Mahabharata. King YuvanashvaRead More →