Adi Shankaracharya an early Eighth century Indian
Philosopher and theologian consolidated the doctrine
Of Advaita- unified and established the main currents
Of thought in Hinduism. unity of Atman and Nirguna brahman.
He wrote enormous commentaries on Brahma Sutras.
Principal Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita. in support of his belief
He explained key difference between Hinduism and Buddhism,
Hinduism asserts “Atman exists”, Buddhism “no Soul, no Self”.
Shankara travelled across the country, propagated his philosophy
Through discourses and debates with other thinkers. established
Importance of monastic life as sanctioned in the Upanishads and Brahma Sutra,
He founded four”monasteries” that helped in the historical development, revival
And spread of Advaita Vedanta= the greatest revivalist.
Organiser of the Dashanami monastic order and unified Shanmata worship.
RUPA GOSWAMI (1489–1564)
Rupa-Goswami took avathar in fourteen hundred and eighty nine
Attained samadhi in fifteen hundred and sixty four a devotional
Teacher deemed Guru, poet and philosopher of Gaudiya Vaishnava
Tradition.senior goswami of Vrindavan-connected to Chaitanya mahaprabhu.
Considered to be an incarnation of Lord Krishna and revered as such
During the annual Rath Yathra Rupa Goswami composed a
Mystical verse that Chaitanya Mahaprabhu requested him
To read to his most intimate associates. Upon hearing this verse.
All praised Rupa Goswami for his outstanding composition
Filled with deep devotion. Rupa Goswami was proclaimed
To be very embodiment of Chaitanya’ Mahaprabhu’s
esoteric teachings of divine mellows among the gaudiya vaisnavas
Rupa respected to be the greatest follower of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
and those that strictly follow in his preceptoral line are known as Rupanugas
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and Rupa Goswami.
Basava (1105 CE–
Of the many many Indian Saints and Seers gifted by
Bharatha Matha to us to sanctify the Society nice
In all parts of the great Nation India that is Bharath
One from Karnataka is today’s series INDIAN SAINTS 8.
Basavanna a Twelfth-century Hindu philosopher, statesman,
Kannada poet in the Niraakaara Shiva-focussed Bhakti
Movement and a social reformer during the period
Of the Kalachuri-dynasty king Bijjala I in Karnataka.
“Listen, O lord of the meeting rivers,
things standing shall fall,
but the moving ever shall stay.”
Basava’s saying in his “The Lord of the Meeting Rivers: Devotional Poems”” .
Of the holy Saints and Seers, Bharathamatha has gifted to us
Eighteen Fifty nine born and lived upto Nineteen Thirty was the great
KHATKHATE BABA – a Kashmiri saint who had enormous divine powers.
Kashmir an abode of Shiva has produced a number of holy men, saints,
Ascetics and sages with supernatural powers to perform miracles.
They had numerous followers venerating!Outstanding holy man was
Pandit Shiv Prasad Choudhari, who afterwards became Khatkhate Baba!
HIs divine powers were used for the society and good causes.
A big Yajna was organized by the disciples of Khatkhate Baba
In the premises of Sanskrit Vidyapeeth in Nineteen Eleven.
Large number of saints and sages from all over the country participated
And paid their obeisance to Khatkhate Baba. Boarding and lodging a huge task.
When preparing the meals shortage of ghee was felt.impossible to bring
At short notice from the city. Khatkhate Baba asked them to bring water
From the Yamuna river in place of ghee. when Yamuna water was placed
In the vessel for frying the pooris it at once turned into ghee
Food was there for th satisfaction of all! water became ghee!!!
Next day Khatkhate Baba asked his disciples to bring ghee
From the market and poured into the Yamuna river to make up the losses.
Divine and miraculous powers of Baba were for the disciples and society
Sever outbreak of diseases were averted by Khatkhate Baba .
His samadhi at Etawah is a pilgrimage centre.
Not a particle of dust can move sans HIS grace is my firm conviction
Physical or mental or intellectual whatever be the compulsion
Still more difficult and HIS grace is a MUST which I have in full quite pure
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April Tenth the Blog is ONE THOUSAND HIVE HUNDRED DAYS old-quite proud
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Our HOLY MOTHERLAND India that is Bharath is a blessed land
Whose many children are Saints and Seers, Scientists and writers grand
Politicians of the noblest order like Mahatma Gandhi
Spiritual leaders par excellent guiding the world all over!
Twenty Eighth February a significant day in Indian history
Observing Saraswati’s Arya Samaj- honorable society advances esteems
And practices in view of the faultlessness of the Vedas. Dayanand Saraswati
Composed numerous books with a specific end goal to make his work and thoughts godlike.
One of his is Satyarth Prakashk adding Indian freedom development also.
The Arya Samaj is principled under Satyarth Prakash which is ‘Light of Truth’.
Most critical piece of his writings.Today we recall Swamiji’s great deeds.
The goal of the day enables all the more great . Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati
Or Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti praises the birth commemoration
Of the organizer of Arya Samaj-Dayanand Saraswati. Let us seek his grace!
Science and Technology have become a part of our life for our development
Humans were alive when there was no development of Science sans improvement.
Benefits of improved knowledge in any field are indeed to be availed
Twenty Eighth February is National Science Day to be celebrated!
On this National Science Day we pay Respect to SirChandra Shekara Venkatraman
Physicist Scientist born in Tamilnadu Author of the Raman effect
Who got many awards and honored with Nobel Prize in Physics in
Nineteen Hundred and Thirty- year of achievement for the Nation!.
National Science Day is to make the people develop every activity
With great dedication and idea to perform well for our better future
This day marks the discovery of the Raman effect ninety one years ago
For this discovery, he got the Nobel Prize in Physics in Nineteen Thirty!