Banasura was a thousand-armed Asura king, and the son of Bali, and the great grand-son of Bhakt Prahalad. Banasura is believed to have ruled the present-day Assam. Banasura, a great demon king, once ruled over a large kingdom. He was a brave and a courageous ruler who never got afraid of any one. Even the devasRead More →

Renukacharya was one of the five great saints who took the avatar in the Kali Yuga to propagate Virasaivism. He travelled throughout india to teach and to give lectures on Virasaivism. He contains the features of Lord Shiva, and believed to have been born through the grace of Lord Someswara.  Sri Someswara Temple is anRead More →

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 ofRead 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 →

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 →

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 →