Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped
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Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped

Introduction A devotee of Panduranga Vittala. Though suffering hardships from a cruel mother-in-law and a foolish husband. She bore it and reposed pure ‘Bhakti’(devotion) in Lord Vittala who, for her sake, served her people and transformed them. A poor man and his wife lived in a town near Pandharapur. Though poor, they were leading a…

The story of Satyavan Savitri who saved husband from death
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The story of Satyavan Savitri who saved husband from death

Introduction She chose a noble young man for her husband. She knew he had only a year to live, but yet she married him. Even the God of Death bowed to her love and devotion and restored her husband to life. Can the dead come back to life? Very strange, if they do isn’t it?…

Biography of Sant Tukaram Maharaj and his invaluable songs
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Biography of Sant Tukaram Maharaj and his invaluable songs

Introduction A great saint who lived only for his God Vitthala. He faced a variety of difficulties with astonishing patience. He refused diamonds and opals offered by Shivaji Maharaj himself. His devotional songs are an invaluable contribution to Marathi’s spiritual literature. That day the children of the lane were overjoyed. There was plenty of sugarcane….

Biography of Meera Bai: A princess to a devotee, Bhakti Cult
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Biography of Meera Bai: A princess to a devotee, Bhakti Cult

Introduction One of the greatest devotees of Lord Krishna. The daughter of a prince and the daughter-in-law of a prince, she gave up everything and faced persecution. Her songs live on the lips of people to this day. Sree Giridhar aage nachungi nach nach piva rasik rizhavu, premi jan ko jachungi prem, preeti ke bandh…

Goswami Tulsidas: Biography of a Saint Poet from Bhakti Cult
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Goswami Tulsidas: Biography of a Saint Poet from Bhakti Cult

Introduction The great poet who composed the ‘Ramacharita Manasa’. His boyhood was one of poverty and suffering; but yet he became a great scholar. One word spoken by his wife brought him a realization of his true goal; he became a devotee of Lord Sri Rama. And this poet-saint showed thousands of people the way…

Biography of Sant Namdev, the enlightened being who saw god
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Biography of Sant Namdev, the enlightened being who saw god

Introduction Namdev, who lived during the end of the 13th century and the first half of the 14th in Western Bharat, is one of the country’s best-known saint poets. A contemporary and associate of Jnanadeva and other great mystics, Namdev lived in constant communion with Lord Panduranga. Hundreds of ‘Abhangs’ (devotional songs) composed by him…