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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….

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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…