Shri Sureshwaracharya was the second most important disciple of Shri Aadi Shankaracharya whom Shri Shankaracharya had appointed as the Acharya at Shringeri Math in South India. He propogated the Advait theory established by Shri Shankar. Shri Sureshwar was not only an expert in Vedant (one
The founder of the worldwide organization, popularly known as “Swami Narayan”, was born on 3rd April 1781 in Chapiya Village, near Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh on the auspicious day of “Ram Navmi”. His parents christened him “Ghanshyam Pandey”. His father’s name was Hariprasad Pandey (Dharmdev) and
There lived an ascetic Brahmin named Vasudev in Purvasthali village of Vardhman district of West Bengal state. He was a great devotee of Devi Mata (Goddess). With a desire to have a darshan (glimpse) of Devi Mata he did dreadful penance. One day he saw
Shri Thiruppana Azhwar was born on Wednesday, Kaisika Ekadasi of Kartik month in the Rohini Nakshatra in a village named Uraiyoor. This place is near Shri Rangam on the either side of river Kaveri. According to the modern scholars, his lifetime is believed to be
Shri Thirumangai Azhwar was born on Thursday, in the Kritika Nakshatra of full moon day of Kartika month in a town named Thirukuraiyaloor. His birth time is believed to be in the 8th century. He is one of the important twelve Azhwars who started the
Shri Thirumoolar was one of the Sanatan’s (eternal) traditional Yogis (ascetics) with super natural powers who were capable of transforming their bodies anytime and anywhere according to their wish. With his minuscule body he could remain present anywhere according to his wish. He could fly
Shri Thondaradippodi was born in the “Kudumi Sozhiyap Brahmanar” family in a village named “Thiurmandangudi” near Trichanapalli on Krishna Chaturthi Tuesday in the Jyeshtha Nakshatra of Paush month. His father’s name was “Veda Visaradhar” who was a scholar Brahmin. With great love he had named
Tiruvalluvar was a great saint from South India who had written a great book of Tamil literature named “Tirukkural” which is believed by Tamil people as the fifth Ved. This book is so great that scholars of other languages also praised Tiruvalluvar with all their
The great saint of India, Shri Trailinga Swami was born in 1607 on 19 th December in a village named Holiya, near Vijayanagaram. Few people believe him to be born in the year 1529. His father’s name was Nrisingh Dhar and mother’s name was Vidyavati.
Shri Trotakacharya was one the four most intelligent disciples of Shri Shankaracharya. While establishing the Mathas, Shri Shankar appointed him as the presiding officer of the Jyotirmath in the Badrikashram region.