There was a great Swami born on Twelfth January Eighteen Sixty Three
Who loved the youth of India, hoped for a strong India on their shoulders!
He was a true luminary, enlightened the western world about Hinduism.
Ardent disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa and a major force
In the revival of Hinduism in India. He pushed for national integration in
Colonial India, and his famous Chicago speech in Eighteen Ninety Three Remains
As the greatest: “Brothers and Sisters of America”! His main objective was to promote rational thinking among the youth, the future of the country.
It expected of the youth to rise to the occasion, fight for the right and
Channel their inner energies, just like Swami Vivekananda would have
Functions are organised in schools and colleges, where the young minds are. Speeches, music, Recitation and essay-writing competitions, yogasanas, are held on this day.Students are encouraged to tap into their spirituality.
Let us pay our homage to that great soul on this holy day!
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Yet another Indian saint gifted to us by Mother India that is Bharat
Is Jaimal Singh (Radha Soami Sant Satguru) who entered his heavenly abode
On Twenty Ninth of December one hundred nineteen years ago
A sacred day to pay our homage with all respect and reverence!
Jaimal Singh popularly called ‘Baba Ji’ by disciples and devotees.
The son of a Punjabi farmer who as a young teenager set out on a spiritual quest. He became A spiritual successor of Shiv Dayal Singh, the Sant of Āgrā.
Jaimal Singh served in the British Indian Army as a sepoy from age of seventeen
And attained the rank of havildar (sergeant). After retirement, settled
In a desolate and isolated spot outside the town of Beas now East Punjab)
Spread the teaching of his guru Shiv Dayal Singh. place developed
Into a colony called the “Dera Baba Jaimal Singh” and today
Is the world centre of the Radha Soami Satsang Beas organization.
Jaimal Singh was the first spiritual master and head of
Radha Soami Satsang Beas his death in nineteen hundred and three.
Before his death he appointed Baba Sawan Singh as his spiritual successor.
*Indian Sufi Saint Syed Waheed Ashraf IS 28
There can be no greater gift for Deepavali to me than this
Holy delighted viewer I had on Deepavali Day- a bliss
A living eighty seven year old Sufi Saint liked a post
Made on Sixth August this year In Envius Thoughts liked most!
Source through which the Saint came to know of this is sure unknown to me
Yet I was blessed by the Sufi Saint with HIS like of the post through Blog
It was the greatest Gift on a Deepavali Day in my life
And twenty nine views of this post on the Deepavali Day in file!
Needless to say that I jumped with joy at the Saint’s LIKE of my write
Bound to improve my Blog by HIS grace and blessings- highly educated
A Doctorate from Aligarh University- what a blessed University
I do hope to get HIS continued blessings in the days to come!
Yes it was on the Vijayadashami Day of Nineteen Eighteen
That Shirdi Baba highly revered Mahan gifted to us by Bharat Mata
Attained Samadhi and all Vijayadashami days are his memorial days.
Today Eighth October is his memorial day and hence to remember and pray
On this day it will be pleasing to him if all our homes are lighted With lamps bright. Let us do and get HIS grace and blessings!
(Thanks to E.Sundareson.)
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Gopala Bhatta Goswami (1503–1578)
South and North, West and East-equal for Mother India for her grace
Great Saints and Seers- of Hindu or Sufi gifted for the peace and joy
Of all the children of Bharatha Matha! We are grateful to you Mother.
Born in a Sri vaishnava family of Tamil Iyengar origin in Srirangam, Tamilnadu.
Gopala bhatta goswami was a great devotee of Laxmi-Narayana
Born in Fifteen Hundred and Three and lived upto Fifteen Seventy Eight
The foremost disciples of the Vaishnava saint,Chaitanya Mahaprabhu,
and a leading figure in the Gaudiya Vaishnava school
A part of the Six Goswamis of Vrindavan, who influenced its philosophical basis .
His first meeting with Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was in fifteen hundred and ten
During Mahaprabhu’s tour of South India. At young age he met Chaitanya
And served him for some months.Such was his love for the saint, that when
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was about to leave,Gopala Bhatta became upset,
And for his sake, Chaitanya agreed to stay a few more days.
He had a spiritual vision where Chaitanya Mahaprabhu revealed Himself
As an avatar of Krishna, the supreme God.In the vision Krishna told him that
In the town of Vrindavan He would meet two devotees, Rupa and Sanatana.
Goswami who would guide in the finer details of devotional service .
Gopala Bhatta wanted to leave for Vrindavan at once,
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu told him to stay and serve his parents.
After Chaitanya’s departure, Gopal Bhatta took guidance from his uncle
Prabhodananda Sarasvati. Gopal Bhatta took care of his parents in their old age,
After their death he went to Vrindavana. and met Rupa and Sanatana .
They accepted him as a brother. Gopal Bhatta helped Sanatana
Compile the book Hari Bhakti Vilasa. Let us invoke his grace and blessings.
Dayananda Saraswati (Ärsha Vidya) (15 August 1930 – 24 September 2015)
Of the great Indian Saints and Seers gifted by our Holy
Mother BHarathamatha, Dayananda Saraswati born
In Tamilnadu indeed was a great Gita exponent-prime
Disciple of Chinmayananda Saraswati of Chinmaya Mission.
Manjakkudi village in the then Thanjavur district is Swamiji’s
Birth took place in Nineteen Thirty. Yes;he was known as “Natarajan”
In his ‘purvashrama’ starting his career as a Steno in the Lucas group.
in Chennai.Attracted by Gita and teachings joined Chinmaya Mission.
On the lines of his Guru Chinmayanandaji he propagated
The message of Gita through his Gita Gnana Yagnas in English
All through India and countries several away. Founded his
Arsha Vidya Peetam in Aanaikatti in Coimbatore District.
Chinmayananda Saraswati (8 May 1916 – 3 August 1993)
Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive but to be young was very heaven
To be the Secretary of Chinmaya Mission Thanjavur was indeed a bliss
At the young age of twenty two-it was all HIS blessings still green memories!
Attended Geeta Gnana Yagnas-great spiritual experience and hence the bliss!
More than Geeta- MY six thirty means six thirty neither six twenty nine
Nor Six thirty one! My eight means neither seven fifty nine nor eight zero one!
Such a punctualist to the core not to come across any longer
My refrain in my training classes used to be a subject of discussion on this
With a quiz “Can you tell me a Barrister turned spiritual head?”
As a clue poorvashrama name started with ‘B sanyashrana name started with ‘C”!
Chinmayananda Saraswati born as Balakrishna Menon born on Eight May
Ninteen Sixteen- and entered God’s feet on Third August Nineteen Ninety Three
A Barrister at Law turned spiritual leader and a teacher who inspired the
Formation of Chinmaya Mission, a worldwide nonprofit organisation,
And spread the knowledge of Advaita Vedanta, the non-dual system of thought
Found in the Upanishads, which epitomise the philosophical teachings of Vedas.
Swami taught Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and other ancient Scriptures
For four decades and more, led a global Hindu spiritual Cultural renaissance
And popularised the religion’s esoteric scriptural texts, teaching them in English
All across India and abroad His greatness indeed! Had the pleasure af attending ..
Inspired formation of Chinmaya Mission program by his disciples
And led by him, a spiritual, educational, and charitable nonprofit organization
In more than three hundred centres in India and internationally. authored
Ninety five works including commentaries on the major Upanishad and Gita.
Visiting professor of Indian philosophy at American and Asian universities-
Conducted university lecture tours in many countries. India’s greatest son!