Shri Padmapaad was the first disciple of Shri Aadi Shankaracharya. Formerly, his name was Sanandan. He was a resident of Chol State and was a Rigvedi Brahmin of Kashyap Gotra.
The devotee saint of the category of great saints like Kabir and Raidas, Sant Peepaji was also disciple of Swami Ramanand. He was born in Vikram Samvant (the year of Vikram era) 1380. His original name was Prataprai and he was the King of Gagrongadh
Shri Periya Azhwar was born on the ekadashi tithi of Jyestha month on Sunday in the Swati Nakshatra at Shri Villiputtur in Tamilnadu. Traditional scholars believe his birth period to be 3056 BC whereas according to modern scholars he was born anywhere between 7th to
Alwar (in pure Tamil “Azhwar”) means, one who immerses himself deeply in devotion and bhakti towards the Lord Sriya Pati Sriman Narayan (Vishnu). These devotee saints are called Alwar. There are twelve of these Alwars. These were the first saints of South India born at
One of the greatest saints of South India, Shri Pothana was born in 1400 AD (some people believe it to be 1450 to 1510) in a village named Bommera near Warangal in Andhra Pradesh. His fahter’s name was Ketana (Kesana) and mother’s name was Akkamamba
The one and only saint that is responsible for the spread of Krishna consciousness like wild fire across the globe is none other than Prabhupad, who was the founder of the ISKCON Movement (International Society for Krishna Concioussness) which has temples and trusts in almost
The one who made Kriya–Yog (an ancient yoga technique) famous all over the world, Shri Yoganand was born on 5th January 1893 at Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh. He lived in Gorakhpur for the first eight years of his life. His father’s name was Shri Bhagvaticharan
Famous in the name of “Sangeet Pitamah”, Shri Purandara Dasa was born in 1484, in a village named Purandaragad in Karnataka state. He is founding father of Carnatic music in South India. His father’s name was Varadapaa Nayaka and mother’s name was Kamala Devi. As
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).