Ilaiyangudi Nayanar

Ilayankudi Maranar also known Ilaiyangudi Nayanar, is a Nayanar saint, venerated in the Hindu sect of Shaivism. He is generally counted as the fourth in the list of 63 Nayanars. He is also called Marar, Maran and Mara Nayanar, names he shares with Somasi Mara Nayanar. The two Nayanars are generally differentiated by the prefixes… Continue reading Ilaiyangudi Nayanar

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Koorathazhwan

Koorathazhwan, also known as Kuresa and Srivatsanka Mishra, was the chief disciple of the great Vaishnavite Acharya Ramanuja. He assisted Ramanuja in all his endeavors. Koorathazhwan was born as Kuresan in a small hamlet ‘Kooram’ near Kanchi, in the year of 1010 A.D (Thai month, Hastham star) in an affluent family as the son of… Continue reading Koorathazhwan

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Shvethaketu

Shvetaketu also spelt Svetaketu, is a character from the Chandogya Upanishad. He was the son of sage Uddalaka, the grandson of sage Aruni, and represents the quintessential seeker of knowledge. The Upanishads entail the journey of Shvetaketu from ignorance to knowledge of the self and truth (sat). In the Mahabharata, Shvetaketu is credited for creating… Continue reading Shvethaketu

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Karmabhai

Karmabhai was a Jat known as- Bhakt Shiromani Karmabai. She was born on 20 January 1615 in the family of Jiwanji Dudi in the village Kalwa situated in Nagaur district. She was a devotee of Krishna. The story goes like this- karmabhai’s father was a devotee of Krishna. Once upon a time, he had some… Continue reading Karmabhai

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Guru Parampara Prabhavam

This is about Manakal Nambhi who is the disciple of Uyyakondar. This episode tells about the acharya prabhavan of both Uyyakondar and Manakal Nambhi, https://d3t3ozftmdmh3i.cloudfront.net/production/podcast_uploaded_episode/5254746/5254746-1598551844873-f8a1145c22f79.jpg

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Kungilikalaya Nayanar

Kungiliapa Nayanar( Kungiliya Kalaya Nayanar) is a Nayanar saint, venerated in the Hindu sect of Shaivism. He is generally counted as the eleventh in the list of 63 Nayanars. Kungiliapa Nayanar is regarded as a historical figure, evident from accounts where he played host to the Nayanar saints Appar (Tirunavukkarasar, 7th century), Sambandar (7th century),… Continue reading Kungilikalaya Nayanar

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Periyavachan Pillai

Sri Periyavaccan Pillai was born in the sarvajith year (1167), in the month of avani in Krishnashtami Rohini. He was born to Yamunacharya and Nacciyaramman, in the town of Sanganalloor near Thiruvelliyankudi (in Tanjore district). He was born as the amsam of Lord Krishna and was named as Sreekrishnar. He was the right hand of… Continue reading Periyavachan Pillai

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Kurukshetram – Day2

The story of what happened during the second day of the war in Kurukshetram. https://d3t3ozftmdmh3i.cloudfront.net/production/podcast_uploaded_episode/5254746/5254746-1597909120103-d2d8a0371ec09.jpg

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Madhurakavi Alvar

Madhurakavi Alvar is one of the twelve azhwar saints of South India, who are known for their affiliation to Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism. Mathurakavi is considered the sixth in the line of the twelve azhwars. He was the disciple of Nammazhwar, considered the greatest among the twelve azhwars, and his contributions amount to 11 among… Continue reading Madhurakavi Alvar

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Kurukshetram – Day1

What happened on day 1 of the Kurukshetram war. https://d3t3ozftmdmh3i.cloudfront.net/production/podcast_uploaded_episode/5254746/5254746-1597908904098-3083f5f5115ef.jpg

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