Akka Mahadevi holds a similar position in the women saints of India similar to the one that is available to Meerabai and Andaal. She was a great devotee of Lord Shiva and sacreficed everything in her life for the love of lord.
Andaal descended on to earth on a Tuesday, Shukla chaturthi of Asadh (June/July) month in the Purvafalgun nakshatra in Shri Villitpur present day state of TamilNadu. She was born in the tulsi tree garden of Shri Vishnuchitt. According to traditional belief, her birth century is
Shri Annamacharya was born on 9th May 1408 (some people believe it to be 1414) in a village named Thallapaka of Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh. His father’s name was Narayan Suri and mother’s name was Lakkamamba. He was very spiritual since childhood and always
In the ancient stories, the Demon king Andhakasur has been referred to as the enemy of the Devtas. He used to harass Saints and Sages, and they were fed up with his atrocities. Andhakasur was an archenemy of the Devtas, and wanted to destroy the
In the ancient times, in the lineage of Maharshi Bhrigu, there was a famous saint named Aurva. Aurva Rishi played an important role in the descent of Devi Ganga to the earth. Aurva Muni was very learned, far- sighted, and had great knowledge of
The adventurous and skilled King Bhagirath of the Isvaku dynasty was the son of King Dilip. Bhagirath’s ancestor, King Sagar had performed an Ashvamedh yagya with a desire to win over the whole world. Lord Indra got nervous over this yagya, thinking that it was