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INTRODUCTION: Narada  is a sage, and a musician. In Mahabharata and Ramayana, he was mentioned as a great divine sage and also a fortune teller.BHAKTI AND IMPORTANCE According to ancient puranas, Narada travels to several divine lokas. He carries a  tambura with him, and he is regarded as the great ancient musician. He is a great devotee of Lord Vishnu, and also he utters his name as “NARAYANA”, “NARAYANA”, and visits several worlds. He will not remain in one place, he will keep on travelling to several divine worlds. Though his activity is considered as mischievous, his ac..
INTRODUCTION: Meera, also known as Meera Bai or Mirabai (1498–1547) was a great poet and an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna.LIFEMeera was born into a Rajput royal family in Rajasthan, India. Most legends mention her devotion to Lord Krishna, and she was hated by her in-laws for her religious devotion. Though Meera bai has written lot of poems in praise of Lord Krishna, only few of her poems were preserved.  These poems are commonly known as bhajans. According to ancient records, it is known that Meera unwillingly married Bhoj Raj, the ..
INTRODUCTION: Madhvacharya (1238–1317), also known as Purna Prajna and Ananda Tirtha, was a Great Hindu Saint of the Dvaita school of Vedanta. LIFE AND TEACHINGMadhvacharya was born in Pajaka near Udupi ,Karnataka  in 13th-century in India. He was born to a Tulu speaking Vaishnavite Brahmin family, and he was named as Vasudeva before attaining saint hood. He became a Sanyasi at a younger age, and he was taught under guru Achyutapreksha. Madhva studied the Principal Upanishads, the Bhagavad ..
Kirupanandha Variyar
INTRODUCTION: Kirupanandha Variyar(1906-1993) was a Great Spiritual Saint from Tamil nadu, India. Variyar Swamigal, was born in Kangeyanallur in Vellore City in the state of Tamil Nadu. IMPORTANCEHe was a staunch Murugan devotee, who renovated several hindu temples across tamil nadu. He is very famous for giving hindu puranic discourses.He helped in  spreading Hinduism, and cultivated bhakti among the people by his speech, and was fully involved in his motive. He is considered as the main person towards spreading the Kaumaram cult of Lord Murugan.He spread the Mur..
Bhakta Tukaram
INTRODUCTION: Tukaram, also known as Sant Tukaram, Bhakta Tukaram, Tukaram Maharaj was a 17th-century Hindu poet and saint  in Maharashtra, India. Tukaram is best known for his devotional poems and specialized in writing and singing spiritual songs known as kirtans. His poetry was devoted to Vitthala or Vithoba, an avatar of Hindu god Vishnu.LIFEHe was born in the year 1608 in a village in Maharashtra, India. Tukaram was born in lower caste. His parents were devotees of Vithoba(A form of Lo..
Bhadrachala Ramadas
INTRODUCTION: Gopanna  (1620 – 1680), popularly known as Bhakta Ramadas or Bhadrachala Ramadas, was a devotee of Lord Rama and a composer of Carnatic music. He lived in the village of Nelakondapalli near Bhadrachalam, Telangana  and is renowned for constructing a famous temple for Lord Sri Rama at Bhadrachalam. His devotional poems on  Rama are famous in South Indian classical music as Ramadaasu Keertanalu. He wrote a collection of nearly 108 poems dedicated to Lord Rama.LIFEBhaktha Ramadas was born ..
Allama Prabhu
INTRODUCTION : Allama Prabhu was a 12th century Kannada saint, and a famous poet who realizes the importance  of Self(soul), and pressurize the people to fill up spiritual energy in their soul, and to realize the stay of god in their soul. He belongs to  the Lingayat sect. And he cultivated the Shiva worship among the people. Allama presides the  Anubhava Mantapa. It is the academy of the saints  belonged to the Veera Shaiva faith, and it was established during 12th century AD.LIFEAllama Prabhu was born in Karnataka, India, in the 12th century...
Adi Shankara
INTRODUCTIONAdi Shankaracharya, was the saint who advocated Advaita Vedanta in india.  He wrote commentaries on Brahma Sutras and Bhagavad Gita.  He explained the difference between Hinduism and Buddhism, stating that Hinduism tells "Atman (Soul, Self) exists", while Buddhism tells that there is "no Soul, no Self".Shankara travelled across India to advocate his philosophy through discourses. He is reputed to have founded four mathas.  He is also known as Adi Shankaracharya.BirthThe birthplace of Adi Shankara is at Kalady, Kerala.It is..
Saint Pattinathar
INTRODUCTIONSaint Pattinathar was born in 14th century as Thiruvengadar at Kaveripoompattinam. He belongs to a wealthy merchant family, and he was doing his family business, before attaining sainthood. IMPORTANCE OF THE DIVINE SAINTAfter reaching a certain age, he took up his family business, and once his father has sent him with goods through ship for doing business. But, Pattinathar just brought back sacks full of paddy husks. The angry father was very much disappointed with him, and locked him in a room and went to the harbour and threw the husks out. He was very much astonished to see..
Narayana Bhattathiri
INTRODUCTION : Narayana Bhattathiri (1560–1646), was a student of  Pisharati, and was an expert in mathematics. He was the author of  Narayaneeyam, which was written in praise of Guruvayoorappan (Lord Krishna). LifeBhattathiri  was from Melpathur,Kerala and he was born in a Brahmin family. Bhattathiri studied from his father. At an younger age, he became a pundit. He got married and settled at Thrikandiyur.Importance The Narayaneeyam  was written by Bhattathiri in 1586 AD and gives a summary of 18,000 verses of the Bhagavata Purana.Bh..
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