SANT BALNATHJI INTRODUCTION Sri Balnathji was born in a village in Gujarat before few hundred years ago, in a low caste community, and he is considered as an incarnation of Lord Shiva. His Samadhi shrine is situated in Junagarh at Rajasthan. He lived a very simple life by eating fruitsRead More →

SWAROOPANAND SARASWATI INTRODUCTION Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati was born in the year 1924, in a village in Madhya Pradesh, and he is a spiritual leader and also fought for India’s freedom. He was the pontiff of Jyotir Math, Badrinath, and for some time, he served as a pontiff in Sri Dwarka peeth. He was the discipleRead More →

SANT RAMAI INTRODUCTION Sant Ramai was born in a lower class community in Assam during the 15th Century AD. He joined as a disciple to Shankardev and propagated the principles and philosophies of Vaishnavism. He also helped his Guru to start the new Ekasarana Dharma religious movement. He learned musicRead More →

KING VAJRADATTA INTRODUCTION Vajradatta was the son of the great king Bhagadatta, and he ruled the Pragjyotisha Kingdom in a righteousness manner. Vajradatta had learnt the Vedas and other divine subjects from Brihaspati, the divine Guru.  Vajradatta is powerful similar to Indra, and he has done lot of yagnas and pleased the Vedic deities. HeRead More →

SAGE UGRASHRAVAS INTRODUCTION Ugrashravas was an ancient sage, and he was the reciter of various holy Puranas, like Mahabharata, Srimad Bhagavatham, and other holy texts, in front of the sages who used to assemble in the Naimisharanya Forest. He was the son of Rishi Lomaharshana who was a noble disciple of Vyasa. The entire Mahabharata epicRead More →

KING CHEKITANA INTRODUCTION Chekitana was born in the Suryavanshi clan and he was the son of Dhrishtaketu, the king of Kekaya Kingdom, and his family were close to Pandavas. His brother was Shaibva and his sister was Karenumati who married with Nakula. He also participated in the Mahabharata War, and died in the hands ofRead More →

DR.ABDUL KHALAM – A GREAT HUMANITARIAN INTRODUCTION Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (1931 –2015) was an aerospace scientist and served as the President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and brought up in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and after completing his aerospace engineering course, he worked as a scientist at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO),Read More →

LAKSHMIPATHI – A GREAT POET OF KARNATAKA INTRODUCTION Lakshmipathi (17th century AD ) was born in Mysore in the family of Vedic pundits and poets. His family deity was Kanchi Varadaraja, and he finished his studies at his native place, and at his teenage, he had settled in Melkote in Mandya district. He belonged to the lineageRead More →

SWAMI SHANTATMANANDA – FOLLOWER OF RAMAKRISHNA INTRODUCTION Swami Shantatmananda is a saint in the Ramakrishna Mission and he is a great scholar and a spiritual personality, and at present, he is administering the Ramakrishna Mission – Delhi Centre. He worked in the Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Mutt for several years, and heRead More →

GUSAINJI – AN INCARNATION OF LORD VITHOBA INTRODUCTION Vitthalanatha (1516-1588), also called as Sant Gusainji, was a great saint and a Krishna devotee. He was the son of the great saint Sri Vallabhacharya. He is believed to be an avatar of Lord Vithoba of Pandharpur. Gusainji learned all the divine scriptures from SriRead More →

  KING BHUMANYU INTRODUCTION Bhumanyu was the son of Bharata, and he was mentioned in Mahabharata. He was born from the Yagna performed by his father Bharata, and hence he got great powers, and he is also considered to be an AMSHA of Lord Agni Dev. He was also called asRead More →

SWAMI UMAKANTANAND – HARIDWAR SAINT INTRODUCTION Swami Umakantanand was the founder of the Shriram International Charitable Trust at Haridwar, for helping the poor people, and the spiritual saints at Haridwar. He left his home at his younger age, and has become a saint at his teenage, and he learned theRead More →

HAIDAKHAN BABAJI INTRODUCTION Haidakhan Babaji, also called as Babaji was a spiritual teacher who has shown his divine presence in the Haidakhan village in Uttarakhand during the year 1970, and he lived there till 1984. His followers consider him to be a great saint similar to Mahavatar Babaji. Haidakhan Babaji declares himself asRead More →

BHAGAVATA NAMA INTRODUCTION Similar to chanting the names of the almighty, we can also chants the names of his devotees like Prahalada, Dhruva and Markandeya, and sages and saints like Vasishta, Atri, Viswamitra, Raghavendra, Shirdi Sai Baba and Kanchi Paramacharya. In most of the houses, we can see the picturesRead More →

JAYANANDA DASA INTRODUCTION Jayananda Dasa was a famous saint in the ISKCON movement, and his spiritual guru is Sri Prabhupada, who has considered him as his best disciple. His birth name was Jim Kohr and he was born in USA, and he is an engineering graduate.  After meeting his Guru Srila Prabhupada inRead More →

SRI SUBHUDENDRA TEERTHA INTRODUCTION The present pontiff of Mantralayam Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt is Sri Subhudendra Teertha. Previously he was serving as the Diwan of the Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, and he has become a saint in the year 2013, and he took charge of the administration of the Mutt inRead More →

BHAKTI CHARU SWAMI INTRODUCTION Bhakti Charu Swami (1945–2020) was a famous leader of the ISKCON and he is the disciple of Sri Prabhupada. He was born in the year 1945 in an orthodox Bengali family and spent his childhood in Kolkata. At his teenage, he left his native place, and went toRead More →

EKNATH EASWARAN INTRODUCTION Eknath Easwaran (1910–1999) was a spiritual writer and translated holy texts like the Bhagavad Gita and the Bhagavatham in different languages and in a simplified manner. He also wrote books in praise of the Holy River goddesses like Ganga and Yamuna, and he was considered as a best spiritual writer duringRead More →

THE HOLY GURU OF SHAKATAPURAM  VIDYA PEETAM INTRODUCTION Shakatapuram, is a holy place for Hindus, and it is located in Karnataka, near Sringeri  on the banks of the Holy River Ma Tungabadra. A famous Mutt called Shri Vidya Peetam is located at Shakatapuram, and consecration ritual is also done to this holy Mutt. Sri Krishnananda Teertha Swamigal is aRead More →

SINSINA INTRODUCTION Sinsina is considered to be the chief among all the saints of India, and his wonderful temple is situated in Bharatpur at Rajasthan. He is worshipped by certain sects of people in Rajasthan. He is believed to have been taken birth in this earth before few thousand years, and heRead More →