INTRODUCTION Maha Ananda Siddha was born in Dharmapuri district in the year 1930. Initially he was selling sacred ash, kumkum powder and turmeric powder. After some time, he undertook renovation work in Tamil Nadu Temples with great pleasure. He also fed the poor people with sumptuous meals along with sweets
INTRODUCTION According to his devotee’s experiences, it is believed that Sri Kodi Swami was lived for a few hundred years, and attained Mahasamadhi in the year 1993. He was considered as a holy saint and was greatly respected by his devotees and by other saints and received blessings from him.
INTRODUCTION Manomohan Mittra (1851–1903) is one of the famous disciples of Bhagavan Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Manomohan was born in the year 1851 at a village in West Bengal. His father was a doctor, and an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and his mother was also a disciplined and a calm housewife and got sincere
INTRODUCTION Mahendranath Gupta (1854–1932) was a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna and a great saint. He wrote the the life history of Ramakrishna in a simplified manner in English which is known as Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita, and it is also known as “The Divine messenger – Sri Ramakrishna”. He was the guru of Sri Paramahansa Yogananda, a famous yogi
INTRODUCTION Golap Ma was a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, who lived in the 19th century, and she was considered as a great woman saint. Her birth name was Annapurna Devi, and she was an ardent devotee of Mata Kali Devi, similar to her guru Sri Ramakrishna, and regularly visits the Dakshineswar Kali
INTRODUCTION Chellappa Swamigal (19th century) was born in Jaffna into a pious Hindu family. His father was a farmer, and he had one sister and one brother. Chellappa studied well in the school and later worked under British Officials. Though he was good at work, he was very much interested
INTRODUCTION Sarada Devi (1853–1920) was the wife and the consort of Sri Ramakrishna. Sarada Devi is affectionately called by her devotees and disciples as the Holy Mother. Sri Sarada Devi is one of great woman saints who cultivated the bhakti among the people, and her noble life was an example for others. She