INTRODUCTIONSaibaba is a great divine saviour, and he would bless everyone, irrespective of their caste, creed, community, nature and religion, since we can see lots and lots of Sai Devotees, who are running mad behind the great Saint, Sri Shirdi Saibaba, since Saibaba acts as the “UNIVERSAL FATHER” to his devotees. Though Saibaba had attained Mahasamadhi during the year 1918, his devotees strongly believes that still he lives in his Shirdi Shrine and blesses all of his devotees. Saibaba is also believed to be an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya by his devotees, and he has proved it several time..
INTRODUCTIONPrahlada was the staunch devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he belonged to the Rishi Kashyapa gotra. He is classified as one among the best Bhagavathas similar to Narada, Thumburu and Dhruva due to his utmost devotion on Lord Vishnu. Prahlada was available even at the time of the churning of the Divine Ocean.BIRTHPrahalada who was the great devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he was born in the Krita Yuga also called as Satya Yuga, and his parents are Ma Kayadu and Demon Hiranyakasipu. He developed Narayana bhakti even while he was staying in the womb of his mother, since Narada used to visit reg..
INTRODUCTIONMarkandeya is popular Rishi who is well known for his everlasting youth status. He was born in the clan of Bhrigu Maharishi, and he is well known for his staunch devotion on Lord Shiva. The significance of Markendeya was mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana, and he is considered as one of the best ancient Rishis.BIRTH Markandeya was born to the great sage Mrikandu rishi and his wife Marudmati, and due to the wishes of the saintly couple, Lord Shiva blessed them to give birth to a pious child. But as per the astrological predictions of Markandeya, he is supposed to die at his youn..
INTRODUCTIONDhruva is an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu, and he was praised in the Vishnu Purana and in the Bhagavatha Purana. Through his sincerity and purity, he has become a shining Dhruva star in the skies, and for him, there is no end. Divine discoursers would frequently mention his name during the time of their Bhagavatham Discourses. He acts as an example for others, and by reading his life history, we can develop more and more bhakti on Lord Vishnu similar to him.BIRTH ,CHILDHOOD AND MEDITATIONDhruva was born to king Uttanapada and his wife Suniti. But the king has shown more love and a..
INTRODUCTIONThere are some holy wells situated in some ancient temples, and water from those wells is considered as very sacred since it would remove even the dreaded diseases of the people. In the Rameshwaram Temple, there are few holy wells, and after getting the Darshan of the Lord, devotees would sprinkle the holy water on their heads, and they would drink it also. Some of them would even carry the holy water in the water bottles, in order to preserve it for future use. Similarly, the water contained in the well in the ancient Gangadeeswarar Temple, Purasawakkam, Chennai, is mixed up ..
INTRODUCTIONKanampulla Nayanar is a Nayanar and he is a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He lived his life by cutting the grass and selling it in Shiva temples in order to use it as lamp wicks. Since he was the seller of the kanampul grass, he was called as Kanampulla Nayanar.LIFEKanampulla Nayanar was born in the family of farmers in a village, located at Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu. He was also a regular worshipper of Lord Shiva and frequently visits Vaitheeswaran Temple.Through the income derived from farming activity, he lighted the lamps in Shiva temples. He will used to sing songs on L..
INTRODUCTIONSri Damodardas was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna. He was born in a village in Gujarat in a pious Hindu family. His parents were died at his young age, and hence young Damodardas left his home, and began to wander in the streets, and lived his life by the way of begging. One day due to the grace of Lord Krishna, he met a saint, and he got spiritual knowledge from him. He went along with him to Varanasi, and stayed in an Ashram at the banks of the holy River Ganges.He meditated for a few years in the Ashram, and after that, as per the advice of his guru, he began to travel to var..
INTRODUCTIONPugal Chola Nayanar was the king of the chola dynasty and was one among the 63 Nayanars. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, who ruled his kingdom with the blessings of Lord Shiva, and took care of his people in a well versed manner. He donated food and clothes to the poor people and to the shiva devotees. He also properly maintained the temples in his kingdom, and conducted regular pujas and performed abhishekhams to Lord Shiva.LIFEPugal Chola ruled Tiruchirappalli with much devotion on Lord Shiva. Pugal Chola is described as a great king who ruled his kingdom in a proper mann..
INTRODUCTIONPerumizhalai Kurumba Nayanar is one of the nayanar saints in shaivism sect. His greatness is mentioned in the divine text “Thiruthondar Thogai” and described him as an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and also the staunch follower of the famous nayanar saint Sundarar. He is described as a pious and a humble person, who treated others with great respect and considered the devotees of Lord Shiva as similar to that of Lord Shiva. In his free time, he will used to worship Lord Shiva with flowers and performed various pujas to Lord Shiva.LIFEPerumizhalai Kurumba Nayanar was born in Peruman..
INTRODUCTIONMuruga Nayanar is a great shiva devotee and considered as one among the 63 nayanar saints. He lived a saintly life and was fully devoted to Lord Shiva. He spent his entire time in doing puja to the Shiva Lingam and decorating it with flower garlands and also done various types of abhishekhams to Lord Shiva. In addition to that, he also provided food to the devotees of Lord Shiva at his home.LIFEMuruga Nayanar was born in a Brahmin family in a village in Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu. He got the habit of leaving his home in the early morning and collecting various fragrant flowe..