Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shankarananda (Shiva Yoga)
Mahamandaleshwar Swami Shankarananda (born 1942) is an American-born guru in the lineage of Bhagavan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri. The gurus of this lineage are noted for their reputation to be able to aw...
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Palkuriki Somanatha
Palkuriki Somanatha was one of the most noted Telugu language writers of the 12th or 13th century. He was also an accomplished writer in the Kannada and Sanskrit languages and penned several classics ...
Pamban Swamigal
Pamban Gurudasa Swamigal ( Tamil : பாம்பன் குமரகுருதாச சுவாமிகள் ), ( 1848 – May 30, 1929 ), popularly known as Pamban Swamigal, was a Saivite saint and poet. He was a devotee of the Hindu god Mu...
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Acharya Rameshwar Jha
Acharya Rameshwar Jha (20th century) was a traditional Sanskrit scholar and considered an authority on Nyaya, Vyakarana and Vedanta. He later became an exponent of non dualistic shaivisim and is ofte...
Arumuka Navalar
Arumuka Navalar (Tamil: ஆறுமுக நாவலர், āṟumuka nāvalar , 18 December 1822 – 5 December 1879) was one of the early revivalists of native Hindu Tamil traditions in Sri Lanka and India. He and ...
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Manakkanychaara Nayanar
Manakanchara Nayanar, also known as Manakkanychaara Nayanar, Manakkancharar, Manakanjara Nayanar, Mankkanjara Nayanar and Manakkanjarar, was a Nayanar saint, venerated in the Hindu sect of Shaivism. H...
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C. W. Thamotharampillai
C.W. Thamotharampillai also sometimes the initials are used as S.V (Tamil: சி. வை. தாமோதரம்பிள்ளை), devoted his energies to the work of editing and publishing some of the oldest works of classica...
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Andaka Kaviviraraghava Mudaliar
Andaka Kaviviraraghava Mudaliar was a famous Tamil poet. He was born blind. However, he possessed a unique talent for poetry.
Kaviviraraghava Mudaliar wrote two long poems in praise of the Saivite...
Lakshman Joo
Swami Lakshmanjoo Raina (9 May 1907 – 27 September 1991) was a mystic and scholar of Kashmir Shaivism or Trika. He was known as Lal Sahib (friend of God) by followers, who considered him a fully ...
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Lalleshwari
Lalleshwari (1320–1392) was a mystic of the Kashmiri Shaivite sect. She was a creator of the mystic poetry called vatsun or Vakhs, literally "speech". Known as Lal Vakhs, her verses are the earliest c...
Bhatta Kallata
Bhatta Kallata also referred as Kallata was a notable 9th-century Shaivite thinker who may have written the Spanda-vritti, and Spanda-karika. He was a pupil of Vasugupta, another possible author of t...
Swaminatha Desikar
Swaminatha Desikar "Susai" (Tamil: ) (19th century), born Swaminatha Desikar, was a spiritual writer. He was born from a Tamil-speaking Desikar family in Valavanur, Tamil Nadu. He compiled three books...
Dang Hyang Nirartha
Danghyang Nirartha also known as Pedanda Shakti Wawu Rauh was a Saivite religious figure in Bali and a Hindu traveler during the 16th century C.E.. He was the founder of the Shaivite priesthood in Bal...
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Bhavavarman I
Bhavavarman I (Khmer: ភវវរ្ម័នទី១) was a king of the Cambodian kingdom of Kamboja, which would later become the Khmer empire. Though the full dates of his reign are unknown, it is known that he re...
Viswabandhu Marulasiddha
Viswabandhu Marulasiddha, also called Marularadhya was a Veerashaiva saint who was one among the Panchacharyas, the five apostles of Veerashaivism.It is believed that the Panchacharyas arose out of fi...
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Basavaraja Devaru
Basavaraja Devaru is an Indian guru, the head of the Dharwad based Mansur Sri Revana Siddeshwara Mutt. The Mutt follows Shaivism based on the teachings of Revana Siddheshwara a Veerashaiva saint from ...
Nambiyandar Nambi
Tirunarayur Nambiyandar Nambi was an eleventh-century Shaiva scholar of Tamil Nadu in South India who compiled the hymns of Sampantar, Appar and Sundarar and was himself one of the authors of the elev...
Harshavarman II
Harshavarman II (Khmer: ហស៌វរ្ម័នទី២) was an Angkorian king who ruled from 941 to 944. He succeeded his father in 941; however, his reign at Koh Ker was brief. His cousin, Rajendravarman II, wrest...
F. G. Natesa Iyer
F. G. Natesa Iyer was an Indian activist in the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement. He was also one of the pioneers of modern Tamil drama and Tamil cinema. He was a tale...
Bhagawan Nityananda
Bhagawan Nityananda (November/December, 1897 – 8 August 1961) was an Indian guru. His teachings are published in the "Chidakash Gita". Nityananda was born in Koyilandy (Pandalayini), Kerala, S...
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Muttuthandavar
Muttuthandavar was a prominent Saivite poet based in the temple town of Chidambaram
Muttuthandavar was born in town of Shiyali. His parents were both musicians at the temple of Shiva at Shiyali. H...
T. N. Sivagnanam Pillai
Diwan Bahadur Sir Tinnevely Nelliappa Sivagnanam Pillai (b. April 1, 1861- d. 1936) was an Indian lawyer, civil servant and politician from the Madras Presidency. He belonged to the Justice Party. He...
Kachiyapper
Kachiyapper was a temple priest who gained fame as a poet and Vedantist.
Kachiyapper was born in a Saivite Brahmin family and officiated as a priest in the Ekambareswarar Temple in Kanchipuram.
Muttukumara Kavirajar
Muttukumara Kavirajar (1780–1851), the Ceylon / Sri Lankan Tamil poet, was one of the earliest Hindus to protest via published native literature the conversion attempts by the various Protestant missi...
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