Janmashtami or as it is popularly known, Shri Krishna Janmashtami; is the celebration of Bhagwan Vishnu’s eight incarnation’s arrival to the mortal world, as Krishna. At midnight, on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada (August-September), Bhagwan Krishna was born
Diwali or Deepawali, the most awaited festival throughout the year, marks the arrival of Shri Ram in Ayodhya after eliminating Raavan. The world witnessed the dawn of Dharm in Lanka after the tyranny of Dashanan was over, but the real Dharmoday happened with the arrival
Shri Madhur Kavi was born in a Samvedi Brahmin family at Thirukkoloor in Tamilnadu in Chitra Nakshtra on the Shukla Chaturdashi (Friday) of Chaitra month. Traditional learned people believe him to be born in 3224 BC but modern scholars believe it to be 7th century.
Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born on 4th February, 1486 at Mayapur in Navdwip, West Bengal, which is situated 75 miles away from Calcutta in Nadiya district on the banks of river Ganga. His father’s name was Jagannath Mishra and mother’s name was Shachidevi. He
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.
Maharashtra had so many saints born here who has left an immeasurable impression on the social and cultural life of Maharashtra. Sant Eknath is one of them.
Shri Nimbark was the founder saint of “Nimbark Sampraday” (sect). His sect also became famous in the name of “Sankadi Sampraday”. Shri Nimbark is believed to be the incarnation of Surya Dev. Few people believe him to be the incarnation of lord’s favourite weapon
The creator of the famous bhajan “ Prabhu ji tum chandan hum pani, jaki ang-ang baas samani” sung in every house as prayers to lord, Shri Raidas is one of the greatest saints of Indian bhakti (devotion) movement. The way Swami Ramanand made his disciples
Shri Raja Kulshekhar Azhwar was born in Punarvasu nakshatra on shukla paksh dwadasi of the Falgun month at Cholpattan in Kerala (Malabar) state. His father’s name was Dhidavradhan and mother was Nadhanayagi. His father was the King of Chera Rajya (empire).
Samarth Guru Ramdas was an inimitable saint of India who had created a religious awareness as well as started the movement of national and cultural awareness and was the guru and guide of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. He was born in 1608 (Gerogian calendar) on Ramnavami