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Sri Sundaramoorthy Nayanar – the ‘harsh devotee’

This is the story of one of the well known Nayanar – Sri Sundaramoorthy Nayanar. How from his post at Kailasa as Shiva’s attendant, he was born on earth is an interesting story. Read to know more…

Ganpati Bappa Moraya – The story of Shri Moraya Gosavi

This is the story of the saint Moraya Gosavi, an important practitioner of Gaanapathya or the worship of Ganapathy. Pleased to present this on Ganesh Chaturthi day!

Mama Prayag Das Ji Maharaj – Part II

This is part II of the story of Mama Prayag Das Ji Maharaj. After Prayag had a vision of Ma Janki and Sree Rama at Ayodhya, he returned home to Janakpur. What happened after that? Read on to find out.

Mama Prayag Das Ji Maharaj – Part I

This is a story of a lesser known saint of India, Mama Prayag Das Ji Maharaj. Why was he called Mama or uncle? He considered Goddess Sita his sibling. Strange? Read on to find out how…

Kuroor Amma and her little Krishna

This is the story of a saint from Kerala who considered Lord Krishna her son. Read on to know more…

Gomai – Saint of Pandharpur

A story of how true devotion is rewarded by the Lord. Read on to see how Lord Vittala blessed this old lady Gomai….

Story of Meiporul Nayanar

This is the story of Meiporul Nayanar who saw Shiva in all his devotees. Read on to know of his extreme devotion…

Glimpses from the life history of Sri Mahaperiyava

This is an attempt to retell some events from the life history of the great saint “Mahaperiyava”…

Purandaradasa- Sangeeta Pitamaha

Dear Readers, it’s been over a month since my last story. Here I am once again, and this time I am going to narrate the story of Saint Purandaradasa. Before we go to the story, let us see some historical facts. This saint lived in the period 1480 AD (or 84) to 1564 AD. He […]

The Story Of Pundalik

In ancient times, in present day Maharashtra, in a place called Dandivana, there lived a pious couple Janudev and Sathyavathy. They had a son by name Pundalik. He was a very smart boy and also pious like his parents and worshipped Lord Krishna. He also loved his parents. When Pundalik attained marriageable age, his parents […]

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