INTRODUCTION Puja means expressing our love and devotion on god by doing certain kind of activities, like worshipping the god by chanting his names, performing deeparadanai, abhishekham and doing homams in the temples. There are various types of puja like Shiva Puja, Satyanarayana puja, Lakshmi puja, durga puja etc. WhateverRead More →

INTRODUCTION Shivalingavva Akka (20th century) was a great saint and a holy lady. Shivalingavva Akka was born and brought up in the Jat village, New Delhi. Due to her great thirst in spirituality, she has become a saint, and she was the disciple of Sri.Bhausaheb Maharaj. Due to her goodRead 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 Kayadhu was the mother of Bhakt Prahalad, and was the wife of the Demon King Hiranyakasipu. She lived during the Krita Yuga. Though, her husband has caused lot of troubles to the people in the earth and heaven, she was a kind hearted lady, and contains great bhakti onRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kumara Swamy Desikar (1711–1810), was a Shaivite saint and a spiritual writer and contains great bhakti on Lord Shiva. He was born into a pious Desikar family in Kanchipuram. He wrote books based on the importance of Lord Shiva and used to compose and sing beautiful songs on Lord Shiva in theRead More →

VERKADALAI SWAMIGAL INTRODUCTION Verkadalai Swamigal (20th century) was a great devotee of Lord Shiva, and he was born and brought up in Chennai. It is believed that he has worked in the High Court as an assistant, and after office hours, he used to give discourses on Shiva Puran andRead More →

Lord Rama was the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu who descended on earth during the Treta yuga. He was born on the ninth day of the waxing phase of the Hindu month of Chaitra. The day is famously celebrated as Ram Naomi. Lord Rama was born in the Sun DynastyRead More →

The first day of Chaitra is celebrated in large parts of the country as New Year known variously as Ugadi or Yugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, GudiPadwa in Maharashtra, Thappan in Rajasthan, Cheti Chand in Sind and Navreh (Kashmiri New Year). Ugadi is an important festival for people fromRead More →

INTRODUCTION Going pilgrimages to holy places and visiting the holy temples would definitely please our mind and body and gives utmost satisfaction to us. Though some of us may feel that travelling to long distance places would be a tiresome, but the experience which we gain after reaching the destinationRead More →

INTRODUCTION Doshams are the sufferings faced by the humans due to certain bad karmic acts done in their previous births. Doshams are several types such as: Navagraha Dosham, Pitru Dosham, Sarpa Dosham etc. These doshams create lot of problems in the life of the people, and they would not beRead More →

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 interestedRead More →

INTRODUCTION Azhagammal (1864 – 1922) was the holy mother of Sri Ramana Maharishi. And she lived in Tiruchuli, and had four children, and one among them was Sri Ramana, who is considered to be a divine incarnation of Lord Shiva. After Ramana left his home at his younger age forRead More →

INTRODUCTION Aryaman is a demi god mentioned in ancient Vedas. By worshipping him, he would come with us like our close friend, and helps us in discharging our duties in an easiest way, and protects us throughout our life. He is considered as one of the sons of Aditi, and he is theRead More →

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. SheRead More →