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.Read More →

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. HisRead More →

Guha was a boat man who lived his life by taking the passengers in his boat and leave them in the other side of the river ganges. He was an honest and an efficient worker, who lived a pious and a noble life. He has already learned about Lord Rama’sRead More →

Narahari(13th century AD) is the famous saint of the Varkari sect and a goldsmith from Maharashtra. He lived in Pandharpur, where the sacred temple of Lord Vithoba is located. Previously, he was a staunch shiva devotee, and after some time, Lord Vithoba had made him to realize that both Shiva and Vishnu areRead More →

Raghavanka (12th century) was a famous Kannada writer and a poet in the Kingdom of Hoysala. Due to his talents, he was praised by the great kings and also by the common man. Raghavanka is a great person in Kannada literature.  He has written the famous text Harishchandra Kavya, based on the life history ofRead More →

As per the epic Mahabharata, King Shalya was the brother of Madri and the emperor of the Madra kingdom. Shalya, was a great warrior and was very efficient in handling with powerful weapons in the battle field, has helped Duryodhana and fought on the side of the Kauravas. Once the Hastinapur King Pandu met Shalya, and due to his request,Read More →

Bahlika also called as Vahlika, was the famous king of Bahlika kingdom who lived during the previous Dwapara Yuga, that is, approximately 5,300 years back. He was the elder brother of Shantanu, who was the great king of the kingdom of Hastinapur. He was the oldest warrior who fought in the Mahabharata war. His sonRead More →

Narayan Maharaj (1885–1945) was considered by his followers as a GREAT SAINT. He lived in Pune, India. LIFE Narayan was born in Nargund, Karnataka in 1885. His parents were died at his younger age. He was took care by his grandmother.  At his younger age, he was deeply interested in spirituality and went to Gangapur and attained spiritual enlightenment.Read More →

Brahmachaitanya (1845-1913) was a Hindu saint who lived in Maharashtra, India. His birth name was Ganapati. LIFE He was born in a village in Satara District, Maharashtra. He left his home at a younger age and visited many saints including Shri Manik Prabhu and Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. After some years, he returned to his home town Kolhapur,Read More →

Kannappa was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He was born on 3102 BC in Andhra Pradesh. He is considered as one of the 63 Nayanmars. It is believed that the great warrior Arjuna  took birth as Kannappa. LIFE Kannappa Nayanar is also known as Kannappan, was born in   a   hunter family, in Andhra Pradesh. His wife’s nameRead More →

Rishi Garga was one of the most ancient sage and also a great contributor to the field of Ayurveda, and also an expert in astrology. He was the Author of Garga Samhita and Garga Hora which contains the details of astrology. LIFE Garga was the son of the great rishi Bharadwaja and Suseela. Garga alsoRead More →

Niranjanananda (1862-1904) was one of the main saint of Ramakrishna Mission, and the direct disciple of Ramakrishna. His birth name was Nityaniranjan ghosh. LIFE He was born in a village of West Bengal. He lived in Kolkata with his uncle. Even at his younger age, he was very much interested in learning the vedas andRead More →

Shri Gagangiri Maharaj was a pious saint and belongs to the Nath Sampradaya. His birth name was Shripad Patankar. LIFE Shri Gagangiri Maharaj was born at a village in Patan district of Maharashtra. At his younger age, he left his home and became a saint. After becoming a saint, he learnt yoga and meditation. He visited many holyRead More →

Sekkizhar was a saint and  he has written the Periya Puranam which contains the life stories of the sixty-three  Nayanmars, who are the devotees of Lord Shiva. His birth name was Arulmozhithevan. LIFE King  Kulothunga Chola II appointed him as his Prime Minister, on account of his knowledge in all subjects.  Sekkizhar anniversary festival isRead More →

According to Holy texts, Bhringi was a great rishi, and an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. It is believed that he was very much devoted to Lord Shiva and only worships him and would not worship Mata Parvathi. Once the great rishi Bhringi went to Mount Kailasa and circumambulated Lord Shiva. Goddess Parvati hasRead More →

Pulipani Siddhar is an ancient siddhar and is the disciple of Bogar. He is a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva. Bogar installed Lord Murugan’s Navabashana idol at the Palani Hill, and daily he performed milk and panchamirtham abhishekham to the idol of Lord Murugan. After some time, his disciple Pulipani siddhar performed puja for LordRead More →

Babruvahana is a character in the Mahabharata. He was the son of Arjuna and Chitrangada. Babruvahana was lived with his grandfather and also ruled the kingdom of Manipura with his grandfather. He recognized Arjuna as his father only at a later stage in his life. Once when Arjuna went to Manipura inRead More →

Kutruva Nayanar was a ruler of the Kalandai region, Thiruvarur district of Tamil nadu, and a Nayanar saint and an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. He is considered as one among the 63 nayanar saints. Though he belongs to Jain community, he was a sincere worshipper of Lord Shiva. LIFE Kutruva wasRead More →