INTRODUCTION Sri Radhakrishna Swamiji was born in a village in Trichy in a pious Brahmin – Iyer family during the year 1906. Since from his childhood days, he developed bhakti on god and used to do meditation and puja, and at his younger age, he also met many saints andRead More →

INTRODUCTION Swami Virajananda (1873–1951) was a disciple of Swami Vivekananda. He was born in Kolkata in a pious Hindu family, and in the year 1897, he has attained sainthood under Swami Vivekananda. Apart from basic education, he got good knowledge in Hindu sacred texts, and familiar in regional languages. Through his friend Sri Vimalananda, he gotRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Venkaiah Swamy was a contemporary of Shirdi Sai Baba. He lived in the 20th century AD. He is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya similar to Shirdi Sai Baba. Sri Swamy was born in a small village near Nellore, in the family of farmers, and heRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Sai Narayan Baba was born in the year 1936 to a pious Hindu family, and his father was Sri Param Pujya Swami Karunananda, who has become his spiritual Guru. He followed the foot-steps of his father, who was an expert in Hindu Philosophy, and a writer of large numberRead More →

INTRODUCTION Vaishnava Charan Das Babaji (19th century) was a great saint and the author of “Srimad Bhagavad Sastra”.  He was a great disciple of Ram Das Babaji and served him in a proper manner at Pathabari Ashram in Baranagar, Kolkata. Sri Vaishnava Charan Das Babaji was well versed in Vedanta,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Swami Vivekananda (1863–1902) was a Saint, and the main disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. He has introduced our Hindu Philosophies to the Western country people and also conducted spiritual lectures in foreign countries. Lot of foreign people were admired and praised for his good speech. He was the one who used the words “BROTHERS ANDRead More →

INTRODUCTION Swami Sundaranand was born in the year 1926 at a village in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. He is a great Yogi and a multifaceted personality who gave various spiritual lectures in India. Swami Sundaranand was a disciple of the great yogi Sri Swami Tapovan Maharaj and learned yoga and Hindu Scriptures from him.  He hasRead More →

INTRODUCTION Swami Samaiya was born in the year 1892 at Coimbatore. Though he got married and got an employment in a private firm, he left his job and his family and become a disciple of Swami Sivananda Paramahamsar. He used to meditate on Lord Shiva and got spiritual enlightenment. OnceRead More →

INTRODUCTION Vedanta Swami was born in the year 1892 in a village in Pondicherry. His birth name was Thandavarayan. He has studied well in his younger age, learned the basics of Hindu Scriptures, and also learnt the regional languages. For some time, he worked in a private job and afterwards,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Mannuruti Swamigal (20th century) was lived in Pondicherry and used to wander in the streets of Pondicherry and finally settled in his devotee’s house at Pondicherry. He was born in Pondicherry into a pious Hindu family, but left his house at his younger age towards seeking spirituality. InitiallyRead More →

INTRODUCTION Somappa Swamigal, was a great saint who was born in Madurai, and at his teenage, he went to Thirukkoodal Malai, Madurai, and settled there. He was taken care by the great saint Sri Mayandi Swamigal and his devotee Irulappa Konar. He was properly fed by Sri Irulappa Konar andRead More →

INTRODUCTION Serman Swamigal was born in a village in Thoothukudi District in the year 1880, into a pious Hindu Nadar family. His birth name was Arunachalam. He was born through the blessings of Lord Shiva. He has studied his basic education in a school nearby his village. Even, when heRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sandhananda Swamigal was born in a pious Brahmin family in a village near Madurai. He became the disciple of Sri Mayandi Swamigal and learnt Divine scriptures under his guidance. He has done meditation and attained great powers through that. He took sainthood at a village near Salem from SwayamRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sri Reddiapatti Swamigal(1856-1923) was born in a village in Tamil Nadu, who lived a saintly life, and implicated certain teachings for the well-being of the people in this Kali Yuga. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Vinayaka. His teachings are simple and straight forward in nature, and focusesRead More →

INTRODUCTION Poondi Mahan (20th century) is a great Saint and lived in poondi village, near Tiruvannamalai Tamilnadu. From his younger age itself, he was deeply attached with spirituality and used to regularly visit the temples and do the pujas, and sometimes wander in the streets by chanting the mantras ofRead 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 Mouna Swamigal (19th century) was a great saint who lived in Kumbakonam, and done lot of goodness to his followers, and according to his name he maintained perfect silence throughout his life. He was born in a pious family at Thirubhuvanam, and studied well and quickly grasped the divineRead More →

INTRODUCTION Mookupodi Siddhar also called as Mookupodi Swamigal was born in a village at Salem in the Gounder community and his birth name was Mottaiyan. He worked in a local temple as a priest and served Lord Veerabhadra in a pleasing manner. He used to decorate the deity with beautifulRead More →

INTRODUCTION Maragatham (19th century) was a pious woman who was born and brought up at a village in Kanchipuram District. At her younger age, she got married with Sri Varadarajan, who was a great scholar and an expert in astrology. He was a nice person, and lived his life, byRead More →

INTRODUCTION Mahayogi Ayya( 19th century) was born in a village at Kanyakumari, and was very pious and holy at his younger age itself. Due to his spiritual thirst, at his teenage he came to Thiruvannamalai and sat down in a cave and done severe meditation for several years without havingRead More →