Category Archives: Saints

Overcome the Ego

  By  Swami Chinmayananda  There is only one thing that the infinitely compassionate Lord demands from us – the surrender of our ego. To do the rest i.e giving us the strength, knowledge, fearlessness, dynamism, peace, dexterity, success etc is His responsibility. … Continue reading

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Purandara Dasa

Purandara Dasa Purandara Dasa was the only son of a wealthy merchant Varadappa Naik. He was given the name Srinivasa by his father, after the Lord of Tirumala. He received a good education in accordance with family traditions and acquired … Continue reading

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Sri Adi Shankara

Sri Adi Shankara Bhagavathpada – Kamakoti About 2500 years ago, in Kaladi Kerala, India, a learned brahmin, by the name of Sivaguru, and his wife, Aryambal, spent their life in pooja and in giving alms to poor and in other … Continue reading

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The Divine & Royal Saint – Kulashekara

The Divine & Royal Saint  Rajarishi Kulashekara Alwar The ardent devotees who are immersed in God Narayana are called Alwars.  Kulashekara was born as a prince to Cheera king Dhida Vradhan and Nadhan Ayagi during 8 th century.  The child looked divine and … Continue reading

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Sri Jayadeva

Sri Krishnadasa Jayadeva Sri Jayadeva was born in Kenduli Sasan (formerly Kendubilva), in the Prachi valley, Khurda district in Orissa.   Kenduli Sasan is a village near the famous temple city of Puri.  His parents were  Bhojadeva and Ramadevi. Sri Jayadeva was the court poet of King Lakshmanasena who ruled in … Continue reading

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Sri Vallabha Charya

Sri Vallabha Charya SriVallabha was born to Lakshman Bhat and Illama.  The family of Lakshman Bhat were agnihotri’s.  They strongly believed that when one hundred Somayagnas were completed, Narayana’s would appear before them.  The 100th yagna got completed during Lakshman … Continue reading

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