Lalleshwari (1320–1392) was a Saint and born at Kashmir, and she belongs to the Shaivite tradition. She was a great poet in the Kashmiri language.
Lalleshwari was born near Srinagar, Kashmir in a Pundit family. She took sannyasa at a younger age, and become the disciple of Shaivite guru, Siddha Srikantha.
Her poems have been translated into English. Some of the famous quotes are as follows:-
1. If I do work, that will be the worship of God.
2. If I utter a word, that will become a prayer.
3. My body and soul leads my path to Lord Shiva.
Lalleshwari was a bold and noble lady who spent his entire life towards devotion to god. She has not enjoyed any luxuries and comforts in her life. At a younger age, she has controlled her senses, and she left all her worldly pleasures and turned into a sanyasi. She was a great devotee of Lord Shiva.
A poet and a saint, has dedicated her entire life towards worshipping god. She was well accepted by the people and respected her with devotion. She helped the people to enter into the spiritual path. She has shown the way of enlightenment. Though she is not physically available, she is still living in the hearts of her devotees through her poems. Let us worship her and chant her name and be blessed.
“OM SREE LALLESHWARI THAYE NAMAHA”
“OM NAMAH SHIVAYA”