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Swami Shivananda

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Swami Shivananda (1854 – 1934) was born Tarak Nath Ghosal in the village of Barasat in West Bengal. He was a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and became the second president of the Ramakrishna Mission. His devotees refer to him as Mahapurush Maharaj (Great Soul). Swami Shivananda and Swami Subodhananda were the only direct disciples […]

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Durvasa Maharishi

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In Hindu mythology, Durvasa (दुर्वास in Devanagari or durvāsa in IAST, pronounced [d̪urʋɑːsɐ] in classical Sanskrit), or Durvasas, was an ancient sage, the son of Atri and Anasuya. He is supposed to be an incarnation of Shiva.He is known for his short temper. Hence, wherever he went, he was received with great reverence from humans […]

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Vashista Maharshi

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Vashista Maharshi is one of the Saptarishis (Seven Great Sages Rishi) in the seventh, i.e the present Manvantara. Vashista’s mother was Apsara “Urvashi” and father was Mitra–Varuna and the he was law giver like misnister of law of Dahsratha king. He had in his possession the divine cow Kamadhenu, and Nandini her child, who could […]

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