Hindu saints
Hindu saints are those recognized by Hindus as showing a great degree of holiness and sanctity. Hinduism has a long tradition of stories and poetry about saints. There is no formal canonization proces...
Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar
Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar (19 February 1906 – 5 June 1973), also known as Shri Guruji, was the second Sarsanghchalak (Supreme Leader) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
Golwalkar was born on...
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Chandrashekarendra Saraswati
Chandrasekharendra Saraswati Swamigal (20 May 1894 – 8 January 1994) or the Sage of Kanchi was the 68th Jagadguru in the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. He is usually referred to as Paramacharya, Mahaswami o...
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Prarthana Samaj
Prarthana Samaj, or "Prayer Society" in Sanskrit, was a movement for religious and social reform in Bombay based on earlier reform movements. Prarthana Samaj was founded by M.G. Ranade and R.G. Bhand...
Odhavram
Odhavram (1889–1957) was an Indian religious teacher and a follower of Mohandas Gandhi. He campaigned for education, the poor, and the rights of Dalits.
Swami Gopal Das
Swami Gopal Das (1822–1936) was a social worker, educationist, environmentalist and freedom fighter from Churu in Rajasthan state in India.
Swami Gopal Das was born in 1822 in the village of Bhain...
Ramakrishna
Ramakrishna ( Ramkṛiṣṇo Pôromôhongśo ) (18 February 1836 – 16 August 1886), born Gadadhar Chatterji or Gadadhar Chattopadhyay (Gôdadhor Chôṭṭopaddhae), was an Indian mystic during the 19th-c...
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Tukaram
Sant Tukaram (1608–1649) was a prominent Varkari Sant and spiritual poet of the Bhakti. He is often referred to with an honorific, Sant Tukaram. Sant Tukaram was a devotee of Vitthala or Vithoba, a fo...
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Swami Swarupananda
Swarupananda (8 July 1871 – 27 June 1906) was a direct monastic disciple of Vivekananda and the first president of the Advaita Ashrama, set up by Vivekananda in 1899 at Mayavati, near Champawat. The a...
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Garib Dassi
Garib Dassi is sampraday divided into two parts "NADI" and "BINDI".BINDI is headed by Mahant Dayasagar ji from Chhudani Dham,Haryana while Saints comes under "NADI" headed by Swami Brahmanand ji Bhuri...
Raghunatha dasa Goswami
Raghunatha dasa Goswami, also known as Dasa Goswami, was one of the principal disciples of the Vaishnava saint, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the primary six of which were collectively known as the Six Goswam...
Sahadeo Tiwari
Pundit Sahadeo Tiwari was born in the village of Sarwan in Bihar, India on 25 February 1892. He came to Trinidad as an Indentured Immigrant in 1912 upon the vessel Sutlej, and later married Sunbass Ti...
Soham Swami
Soham Swami, or Tiger Swami, was a guru and yogi of India. He lived before the first quarter of the twentieth century (his last book ′Common Sense′ was published in 1923 after his death.Originally nam...
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Rishi
In the Vedas the term Rishi (Sanskrit: ऋषि ṛṣi) denotes an inspired poet of Ṛgvedic hymns, who alone or with others invokes the deities with poetry. Post-Vedic tradition regards the Rishis as "sag...
Bhaktivinoda Thakur
Bhaktivinoda Thakur ([bʱɔktibinod̪o t̪ʰakur]), also written Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura (Bengali: ভক্তিৱিনোদ ঠাকুর) (2 September 1838 – 23 June 1914), born Kedarnath Datta (Kedarnath Datta, [kedɔrnɔt̪ʰ d...
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Swami Turiyananda
You are Hari-das, the servant of Hari (the Lord). Is it possible for you to exist without remembering the Lord? – Ramakrishna to HarinathHe (Harinath) is a Yogi according to the Gita – RamakrishnaTuri...
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Daya Mata
Daya Mata (Sanskrit for Mother of Compassion), born Rachel Faye Wright, (January 31, 1914 – November 30, 2010) was the president and sanghamata (mother of the society) of the only organ...
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Sri Nrusimha Bharati VIII
In the history of Hinduism, Sri Nrisimha Bharati VIII also known as Sri Vruddha Nrisimha Bharati was the 32nd Jagadguru (guru of the world) of the religious establishment Sringeri Sharada Peetham in I...