SANT KALIKANANDA INTRODUCTION Kalikananda Abadhut (1910–1978) was a famous saint and a writer. He was born in Kolkata in an orthodox Bengali family. After his wife’s death, he became a saint, and stayed at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga Temple in Ujjain. His personal travel experiences were published in the form of a book, which contains the details about his pilgrimageRead More →

KRISHNADASA KAVIRAJA INTRODUCTION Krishna Dasa Kaviraja Goswami was born in the year 1496 and he has written the text known as: Chaitanya Charitamrita, the life history of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, an incarnation of Lord Krishna. He was born in the village of West Bengal. He got the bhakti spirit on Lord Krishna. ItRead More →

SWAMI PURNANANDA INTRODUCTION Sri Purnananda founded the Ramakrishna Purnananda Mutt at Asansol, West Bengal in the year 1964 to spread the Bhakti spirit of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna throughout the world. He also repaired and renovated ancient Hindu temples out of the contributions received from the Donors. Sri Purnannada was bornRead More →

SARALA DAS INTRODUCTION Sarala Dasa was a 15th-century poet and a saint of Odisha. His famous three works are: Mahabharata, Ramayana and Mata Chandi Purana. His birth name was Siddheswara. The life history of Sarala Dasa is found in ancient texts. He was born at Jagatsinghpur District, Odisha. Sarala Dasa had gained knowledge through self-education, and he wasRead More →

BORO MAA INTRODUCTION Boro Maa (1918–2019) was a West Bengal spiritual saint. Her original name was Binapani Devi Thakur. She is believed to be an incarnation of Mata Parvati, and she is also called as universal mother by her devotees, and she was the head of the Organization Matua Mahasangha.  Boro MaaRead 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 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 →