Guru Purnima

गुरु ब्रम्हा गुरु विष्णू गुरुः देवो महेश्वरा गुरु शाक्षात परब्रम्हा तस्मै श्री गुरुवे नमः Gurur Brahmaa Gurur Vishnu Gurur Devo Maheshwarah Guru Saakshaata Parabrahma Tasmai Shri Guruve Namah Guru Purnima, also known as Vyasa Purnima is a festival commemorating the goodness of spiritual gurus and teachers. Celebrated each year on the full moon day of the month of Ashadha of …

Shivaji Maharaj

Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle was born on February 19, 1627, in the hill fort of Shivaneri. He is best remembered for his valor and relentless struggle against the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (1618–1707). The father of Shivaji was Shahji, a jagirdar (fief holder) of the sultan of Bijapur. Jijabai, his mother, inspired Shivaji by telling stories of heroes from Hindu mythologies. …

Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati

Maharishi Swami Dayanand Saraswati (स्वामी दयानंद सरस्वती) has been the greatest Vedic scholar of Modern India. He was born on February 12, 1824 in Tankara into a wealthy Brahmin family in Gujarat- a part of western India. At the age of 19, he left his family and undertook a long period of rigorous and ascetic study of the ancient Vedas – the …