Shri Shankar was born, according to the current tradition, on Vaisakha sudha panchami (around May) in the village Kaladi near Ernakulam in Kerala.
The great teacher of various yogas, and writer of different books on yoga, Swami Shri Abhayanand was born in Gorkha in Nepal in Samvat 1826. He was of Thapa Kshatriya caste by birth. His father Ambar Singh was on a high post in the state
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
Sant Appar is one of the greatest Shiva devotees of South India. He had written around 4,900 poems in devotion of Shiva of which only 3,130 padas (poems sung in praise of God) are available. His padas are compiled in a book named Tirumurai. There
The one who strongly believed in an undivided India, a patriotic, freedom fighter, poet, philosopher and a great Yogi, Shri Aurobindo was born on 15th August 1872 in Kolkata. His father’s name was Dr. Krishnadhan Ghosh and mother’s name was Swarnlata Devi. Shri Aurobindo was
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.
In the Samvat year of 1890, in the Hindu month of Ashwin, 7th day of the moon, three aestics came to Maithlalpur village in Kanpur district asking for the address of Shri Mishrilal Mishra. On find the house, they told Mishra that a son is
The one who made Vaishnav religion famous in Assam, Shri Bhatt Dev was born in Pingal (Paat Bausi) village of Kamrup district in Shakabd (the era which was commenced by the King Shalivahan). His mother’s name was Taradevi. It is said that he was born