Category: Hindu Sage and Saint

Rani Rasmoni:The Queen of a Forgotten History

By Krishna Das Can you imagine that at one time Rani Rasmoni owned sixty lakh bighas of land in Kolkata? But in course of time, the family members of Rasmoni had to go to court to demand compensation – it is very sad. In 2004, the Kolkata High Court...

The Incredible Life of Lokenath Baba

Sri Sri Lokenath Baba is one of the greatest mystic saints the world has ever witnessed. He was born on Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, on 31 August, 1730 AD (18th Bhadra, 1137 BS) to a Brahmin family in the village of Chakla, 24 Parganas, India, a couple...

Sai Baba-Life and Blessings

Shirdi Sai Baba (1835 – October 15, 1918) was an Indian religious leader, yogi and fakir. Fans from both Hindu and Muslim communities called him a saint. Hindu devotees considered him the incarnation of Dattatreya. According to many devotees, he was Sadguru, Sufi Pir or Qutb. Although his fame...

Top 10 Spiritual Gurus of Bengal

Guru Kripahi KevalamA guru is the guide of the spiritual world.He/She holds a prominent place in Indian religions, including Hinduism, and in neo-religious movements. In all these religions, the companionship of the guru is considered essential for attaining enlightenment. An ideal guru is very necessary to receive God. Throughout...

Six Goswamis of Vrindavana

Who were Six Goswamis of Vrindavana? The six Goswamis of Vrindavana were a group of spiritual gurus (teachers) and Sanskrit scholars belonged to Gaudiya Vaishnava sect of Vedic religion. They were Sanatana Goswami, Rupa Goswami, Raghunatha Dasa Goswami, Gopal Bhatta Goswami, Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami and Jiva Goswami. Photo credit:medium.com...

Harichand and His Matua Mission

Harichand Thakur and Matuaism Shri Shri Harichand Thakur was a great spiritual leader of Bengal. He initiated a new concept or philosophy of spiritual liberation named Matuaism. He worked hard throughout his life to establish his Matuaism. Now Harichand and his Matua mission is well known all over the...