Swami Vivekananda – The Saint Who Took India’s Splendid Spiritual Treasure To The World! He Made Hinduism A World Religion…

A unique saint of his times, Swami Vivekananda lived from 1863 to 1902. But even within his short span of life – 39 years –, he brought back the grandeur and enlightenment of India’s spiritual treasure by introducing Hinduism in clear, understandable terms to the Western world. Although he was born and grew up in [...]

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December 29th, 2016 by Vimla Patil
Category:Culture and Religion, Heritage, People, Social Issues
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Meerabai – Love For The Divine Krishna Changed This Beautiful Princess Into A Krishna Devotee/Saint!

To the young generation today, the fact that a woman can fall in love with the idea of Krishna and become a complete devotee of that idea, may seem strange and beyond understanding. But such is the story of Meerabai.  (1498-1547} a 15th century princess of a kingdom in Rajasthan. She was so much in [...]

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December 18th, 2016 by Vimla Patil
Category:Culture and Religion, History, People, Social Issues
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Chaitanya Mahaprabhu: A Religion of Ecstatic Love and Surrender To Krishna….

THE LIFE AND WORK OF CHAITANYA MAHAPRABHU OF W. BENGAL AND ODISHA Bengal and Odisha are the two states where the magic of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s Gaudiya Vaishnavism – the religion of devotion and ecstatic love for Krishna – took root several centuries ago. Today, 530 years after Mahaprabhu’s birth, his path of devotion and total [...]

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November 26th, 2016 by Vimla Patil
Category:Culture and Religion, Heritage, History, People, Social Issues
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