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Sarojini Naidu (Telugu:సరోజినీ నాయుడు | Bengali:সরোজিনী নাইডু)

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu (Telugu:సరోజినీ నాయుడు | Bengali:সরোজিনী নাইডু)  was a distinguished Poetess, renowned freedom fighter and one of the great orators of her time. She was famously known as Bharata Kokila (The Nightingale of India). She was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become […]

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Papanasam Sivan

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Papanasam Sivan (Tamil: பாபநாசம் சிவன்) (26th September, 1890 – 10th October , 1973) was a prominent composer and singer of Carnatic music. Popularly known as Tamil Thyagayya, his kritis gained special attention after they were recited by M.S. Subbulakshmi , M.K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar and other deccan carnatic veterans. Early Life: Papanasam Sivan was born as […]

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Dhurjati

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Dhurjati (Telugu: ధూర్జటి) (ce 1480-1545) was one of the preeminent poets of medieval telugu literature. He was the 8th member of the great group of poets popularly dubbed as Astadiggajalu in the court of the Emperor of Vijayanagara Empire, Sri Krishnadevaraya. A native of Srikalahasti in present days of Chittoor district – Andhra Pradesh, Dhurjati […]

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Srirangam Srinivasarao | శ్రీరంగం శ్రీనివాసరావు

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Srirangam Srinivasarao (శ్రీరంగం శ్రీనివాస రావు) popularly known as Sri Sri, was born on 2nd January 1910 in Visakhapatnam. Sri Sri completed his education in the same school in which his father Sri Venkata Ramaiah was working as a mathematics teacher. He married Ms. Venkata Ramanamma at an age of 15 and adapted a girl child. […]

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Ravanasura

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Ravana(Tamil: இராவணன், Sanskrit: रावण, IPA: [ˈrɑːʋəɳə]) is the primary antagonist character of the Hindu legend, the Ramayana; who is the Brahmin king of Lanka. In the classic text, he is mainly depicted negatively, kidnapping Rama’s wife Sita, to claim vengeance on Rama and his brother Lakshmana for having cut off the nose of his sister […]

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Bramhasri Dr. Krovi Pardha Saradhi

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Dr.Krovi Pardha Saradhi Bramhasri Dr. Krovi Pardha Saradhi Garu is one of the mentors and his greatest works on Sri Vidya are enchanting and divine. His writings on Sri Vidya are so much simplied, that any common man can grasp the divine knowledge of sri vidya in a very short span of time. His lectures […]

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Kshetrayya (క్షేత్రయ్య)

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Kshetrayya (or) Kshetragna Kshetrayya (c. 1600 – 1680) was a prolific Telugu poet and composer of Carnatic music. He lived in the area of Andhra Pradesh in South India. He composed a number of padams and keertanas, the prevalent formats of his time. He is credited with more than 4000 compositions, although only a handful have […]

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Muthuswami Dikshitar (Sanskrit:मुत्थुस्वामी दीक्षितर, Tamil:முத்துஸ்வாமி தீக்ஷிதர)

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Muthuswami Dikshitar (Sanskrit:मुत्थुस्वामी दीक्षितर, Tamil:முத்துஸ்வாமி தீக்ஷிதர)  (also known by his signature name Guruguha)  was born on March 24, 1775 (March 24, 1775– October 21, 1835) in Tiruvarur, near Tirichy, India as a fruit of long prayers by his father ramaswamy. Dikshitar, a famous singer himself. He is considered to be part of the trinity of carnatic cotemporaneous […]

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Maravi Venkayya Kavi

Maravi Venkayya Kavi

Maravi Venkayya Kavi Maravi (marada) venkayya kavi (fl. Ce 1550-1650?) Was a kalimga poet who lived in the vicinity of srikakulam/visakhapatnam. He was a surya bhakta. There is a famous sun (suryanarayana) temple at arasavilli, about 3 km from the present day srikakulam town. It is one of the very few such temples in india. […]

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