Shivakumara Swami (1907-2019) was a spiritual saint and a great devotee of Lord Shiva. His birth name was Shivanna. He belonged to Lingayat caste, and he joined the Siddaganga Mutt in 1930 at Karnataka and became the chief pontiff in the year 1941. He was the founder of the Sri Siddaganga Education Society. He was respected by the people of
Shakambhari is an incarnation of Mata Parvati, and is our holy mother. She accepts any Vegetarian Item as the Prasad. Usually in her temples, she would be decorated with various flowers, fruits and vegetables. It is also believed that during the times of drought and famine, Parvati Mata would incarnate as
Damaji (15th century), was a great saint belonged to the Varkari sect. He worked under the Bahamani king of Bidar. He is an ardent devotee of Lord Vithoba. He had done many social services for the welfare of the people. He was rescued by the Lord when he faced troubles. He has safeguarded the poor people
Dasharatha was a descendant of the Ikshvaku dynasty and the king of Ayodhya who lived during the Treta Yuga. His birth name was Nemi. Dasharatha was the son of the great King Aja and Indumati. He had three wives and his sons were Rama , Bharatha, Lakshmana and Shatrughna. Dasharatha is a talented rider of his chariot which could move in all
INTRODUCTION Rishi Lomasa was considered as one of the Gem among the rishis for his sincere devotion and constant meditation on the god, and for his kind hearted behaviour. It is believed that he lived during the Treta Yuga, and met Lord Rama, and discussed about spiritual matters with him.
Nathamuni (823-951) was a Vaishnavite Saint and a great scholar who compiled the Nalayira Divya Prabandham, a great collection of sacred texts praising the importance of Lord Vishnu, with the help of Nammalvar. He was the foremost person to propagate the philosophy of Vaishnavism. He has also written the holy texts Yogarahasya and Nyayatattva. His