INTRODUCTION :Yogiji Maharaj (1892–1971) was a Hindu saint and he was the pontiff in Swami Narayan Mandir (BAPS). His birth name was Jina Vasani. Yogiji Maharaj is considered as a divine saint, who had healed the diseases of the devotees, and removed the sufferings and sorrows of the people by praying to Lord Swami Narayan. Along with with Pramukh Swami Maharaj, he was the main person in the growth of Swami Narayan Mandirs in various places and the construction of Lord Krishna temples throughout India. Jina was born in the year 1892 in a town in Gujarat to a pious Hindu couple. He had kee..
INTRODUCTION :Nijaguna Shivayogi (15th century AD) was a great saint and a devotional writer in the Kannada language. He was a follower of Lord Shiva, and he was the ruler of a small region in Mysore. His famous text Vivekachintamani, was written in a simple style and it was stolen the hearts of thousands of readers during his period.The holy text Vivekachintamani, contains astronomy, medicine and spirituality. He also wrote texts in praise of the great Shaivite saints, and he was highly appreciated for his notable works. His other works include: ⦁ Paramanubhava Bodhe⦁ Paramartha Gita&n..
INTRODUCTION Velukkudi Krishnan, also known as Velukkudi Krishnan Swamigal, is a Hindu religious scholar and a devotional preacher. His Guru is Sri Doddacharyan Swamigal. He delivers lectures in various temples, and his speeches are telecast on Vijay TV, Sri Venkateswara bhakthi channal and Podhigai TV. His divine lectures would melt the hearts, and would provide a rich feast to the ears of the viewers, and he makes his viewers to watch his programs regularly in the television channels through his simple approach. He is running the Kinchitkaram Trust, which exclusively functions for..
INTRODUCTION :Veeramani Dasan is a famous singer and he is popular in singing Lord Ayyappan songs. According to him, Lord Ayyappan is everything to him.Previously he was running a light music troupe, Sruti Laya. But now he is concentrating his entire attention in singing devotional songs on the deities, and he has sung some famous songs on Guru Raghavendra Swamy and Amman, and he has sung for some feature films also. He has introduced many Bhakti Audio and Video cassettes. He has sung more than 1000 songs, and used to travel to foreign countries also, in order to provide his spiritual se..
INTRODUCTIONGopi Krishna (1903–1984) was a yogi and a writer. He was born in a village in Kashmir. At his young age, he moved along with his family to Lahore. He was an expert in awakening the Kundalini Shakti of the people. He was very good at yoga and meditation, and wrote many spiritual and useful books to the mankind. He toured to foreign countries for teaching Yoga, and he was a popular figure among the foreign people.At his teenage he got a job in the state government, and he was married and become a family man. Through his income, he has done lot of social service works and fought..
INTRODUCTION Swami Sarvanand Saraswati is a great saint who has formed lot of welfare organizations for the goodness of the people.Swamiji started many projects for the welfare of the poor students. He raised the standard of living of the women and poor people, and motivated them in their path. He is a spiritual person, and considered as a great Shiva devotee. He is a post graduate in Arts, and is the founder of Bhajan movement in New Delhi. He used to perform regular bhajans in praise of Lord Krishna Paramathma, with a group of his followers. He is the founder of the Mahashakti Peeth Ash..
INTRODUCTION :Swami Dev Murti (20th century) is a spiritual and a Yoga Master who had trained under his Guru Yoga Maharishi Swami Vishwanath Yati Ji Maharaj.Dev was interested in seeking spiritualism at his young age itself, and used to visit various temples situated nearby his home. Due to his interest in Yoga, he went to lot of foreign countries during 1980’s, and taught the yoga concepts to the people. He was gifted with a house and a car by his rich students at England. He has converted the home into International Yoga Centre. And he used the car for going to spiritual places. ..
INTRODUCTION :Swami Anand (1887–1976) was a saint, freedom fighter and a well-known Gujarati writer. He met Mahatma Gandhi and wrote wonderful books due to the insistence by Gandhi, and through his help Gandhiji had written his life history, which contains all the important incidents happened in the life of Gandhiji. He wrote lot of spiritual articles like Bhagavat Gita and Bhagavatham and published it.Swami Anand was born in Himmatlal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, in the year 1887 at a village in a pious Brahmin family. He was brought up in Mumbai. At his young age, he left his home, and wandere..
INTRODUCTIONRanganathananda (1908–2005), was a saint and served as the president of the Ramakrishna Mission. His birth name was Shankaran Kutty.Ranganathananda was born in the year 1908 in a village near Trichur, in Kerala to a pious Hindu family. He was impressed by the teachings of Swami Vivekananda and joined in the Ramakrishna Mission at Mysore centre. He has become a saint in the year 1933, and he served in the Rangoon and Karachi branches of Ramakrishna Mission.He performed discourses on the Bhagavad Gita and Bhagavatham, and his discourses were attracted even by big politicians, and pra..
INTRODUCTION :Nayanmars are the shaivite saints who lived a few thousand years ago. They are the ardent devotees of Lord Shiva, and they found Shiva in their each and every body cell, and worshiped him with great bhakti. They crossed many hurdles in their life, and they are tested by Lord Shiva, in order to bring out their purity, and to show their great devotion to the entire universe. Each and every Nayanmar saints are tested in a different manner, and they passed in the divine tests successfully, and finally reached the abode of Lord Shiva, Mount Kailash. The divine texts Thevaram tells the..