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swami krishnananda
 
 
B orn in South Kanara District in an orthodox Shivaralli Brahmin Family, and known originally as Su...
andal
 
 
1cb5 T he life of Andal is remarkable in its romantic simplicity. A devout brahmin named Vishnuc...
agastya
 
 
12b4 L egends say Hindu sage Agastya, or Agathiyar in Tamil, lived 4,000 to 5,000 years ago in s...
jiddu krishnamurti
 
 
J iddu Krishnamurti was born on May 11,1895, in a pious middle-class family in the rural town of Ma...
swami agnivesh
 
 
S wami Agnivesh is well known for his work in various fields of social work. He has held several im...
mother teresa
 
 
M other Teresa was a great woman who served humanity. She was born on August 27,1910 in Yugoslavia....
sri yukteshwar
 
 
S ri Yukteshwar was great spiritual guru. He was born in 1855 and at that time had been given the n...
guru raghavendra
 
 
S ri Guru Raghavendra Thirtha was born in 1595 AD in southern India to humble parents, who gave him...
bhagwan das
 
 
B hagwan Das was born in Laguna Beach, California, in 1945. Seeking enlightenment and his life̵...
madhwacharya
 
 
760c A ccording to the Sri Kurma inscriptions of Narahari Tirtha, his direct disciple, Sripad Ma...
samartha ramadas
 
 
327d I n a place called Bedar in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, a son was born to a cou...
the alvars
 
 
A lvars were great devotees of Lord Vishnu. According to tradition, there were 12 Alvars, namely Po...
saint andal
 
 
S aint Andal was born in 10th century at Tanjavur in Tamil Nadu. She wrote many devotional songs eu...
swami jitatmananda maharaj
 
 
S wami Jitatmananda Maharaj is one of the most renowned monk of the Ramakrishna Mission. He was bor...
swami kral babji
 
 
S wami Kral Babji was born in 1928 on Phagun Purnima in an agricultural family at Kral Grud in Jamm...
john wycliffe
 
 
Name: John Wycliffe Born: c. 1324 ...
guru tegh bahadur ji
 
 
G uru Tegh Bahadur was a Sikh Guru. He was born on April 1, 1621 at Amritsar. He was the youngest s...
david koresh
 
 
Name: David Koresh Born A...
sri ravishankar
 
 
S ri Ravishankar was born in pious family as a divine child in 1956. He could easily recite the ch...
swami prabhupada
 
 
1f4b A bhay Charan De was Born on September 1,1896 in Calcutta India, into a Vaishnava family. H...
jim jones
 
 
Name: James Warren "Jim" Jones Born: Ma...
pandit satlal siboo
 
 
P andit Satlal Siboo was born on the August 10,1902. To realise the self and search for spiritual k...
guru hargobind ji
 
 
G uru Hargobind Ji, the son of Guru Arjun Dev, was born in 1595. Being a faithful son, Hargobind ji...
siva yogaswami
 
 
19ef A t 3:30am on a Wednesday, in May of 1872, a son was born to Ambalavanar and Sinnachi Amma ...
sri ramakrishna paramahamsa
 
 
S ri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa (February 18, 1836 - August 16, 1886) was a Bengali saint. His early n...
swami jyotirmayanada
 
 
S wami Jyotirmayanada was born on February 3, 1931, in a religious family in Bihar. Since his child...
swami mast ram jee
 
 
S wami Mast Ram Jee was born in 1931 in Budlada, Punjab, in a very rich family. Sohan Lal (his orig...
adam
 
 
Adam was the first man created by God, according to Book of Genesis, and noted in subs...
jerry falwell
 
 
Name: Jerry Lamon Falwell B...
the fox sisters
 
 
The Fox Sister is a Korean fairy tale. ...
vadiraja tirtha
 
 
S ri Vadiraja Tirtha belonged to the Vaishnava Sampradaya of the Madhva Sect. In importance, he is...
swami sivananda
 
 
S wami Sivananda was born in a Saivite family in 1877 at Pattamadai in Tamilnadu. His original name...
madalyn murray o'hair
 
 
Name: Madalyn Murray O'Hair Born: ...
swami chinmayananda
 
 
O ne of the greatest saints who became a legend during his lifetime was Swami Chinmayanada. He was ...
swami tapovan maharaj
 
 
A rare jewel in the crown of the Himalayan peak, Swami Tapovan was revered and exclaimed as the gr...
ganesha
 
 
G anesha is the God of success and overcoming obstacles, but is also associated with wisdom, learni...
madhavacharya
 
 
B orn in a small village near Udipi in present day Karnakatak about 760 years ago, Sri Madhavachary...
neem karoli baba
 
 
N eem Karoli Baba was born to Lakshmi Narayan Sharma in the tiny agriculturist village of Akbarpur ...
shri swami satyanand ji
 
 
S hri Swami Satyanand Ji Maharaj, the founder of Sri Ram sharnam, was born in 1861 in Rawalpindi . ...
the pied piper
 
 
The Pied Piper of Hamelin is a legend about the abduction of many children from the town...

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