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Gaudiya Vaishnavism

  1. Gaudiya Vaishnavism is a Vaishnava religious movement founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1534) in India in the 16th Century. (Web site)
  2. Gaudiya Vaishnavism: An overview of its philosophy, theology, literature and history - essays, glossary, links and other helpful resources.


  1. Gadadhar was born in the village of Kamarpukur, in what is now the Hooghly district of West Bengal.
  2. Gadadhar was extremely popular in his village.
  3. Gadadhar was known to be the pet of the whole village.
  4. Gadadhar was not, however, content with this.
  5. Gadadhar was now permitted to worship Raghuvir.

Dayananda Saraswati

  1. Dayananda Saraswati is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness. (Web site)
  2. Dayananda Saraswati was born into a wealthy Brahmin family in Gujarat, a part of western India somewhat isolated from British colonial influence. (Web site)


  1. He became a swami as a young man and was the assistant to Swami Chinmayananda when he took the initiative to establish Vishwa Hindu Parishad. (Web site)
  2. The name Chinmayananda is a baby boy name.
  3. The name Chinmayananda comes from the Indian origin.

Hindu Religious Figures

  1. Some noteworthy Hindu religious figures.
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Hindu Reformers

  1. In the 19 th century some Hindu reformers remodeled Hinduism. (Web site)
  2. A popular name, usually used by Hindu reformers is Arya Dharma.


  1. Abhedananda was thus convinced of the authenticity of the Issa legend.
  2. Abhedananda was always an individualist. (Web site)
  3. Abhedananda was thereby convinced of the authenticity of the Issa legend.

Abhinava Vidyatirtha

  1. On May 22, 1931, he initiated Srinivasa Sastri into Sannyasa and gave him the yoga patta of Abhinava Vidyatirtha.
  2. The Jagadguru's body was then interred [4] by Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha, his successor to the Sharada Peetham. (Web site)
  3. His Holiness Sri Abhinava Vidyatirtha Swamigalavaru was installed at an auspicious hour on the morning of October 16 as the Jagadguru of Sringeri Mutt.

Adi Shankara

  1. Adi Shankara was a peripatetic orthodox Hindu monk who traveled the length and breadth of India.
  2. Adi Shankara was commissioned by his Guru to write a commentary on the Brahma Sutras and propagate Advaita Vedanta.
  3. Adi Shankara was greatly impressed by his disciple and gave him the name ("lotus-footed one").
  4. Adi Shankara was greatly impressed by his disciple and gave him the name Padmap--da ("lotus-footed one").
  5. Adi Shankara was the first in its tradition to consolidate the ("doctrine") of Advaita Vedanta.


  1. Advaita is a doctrine of Non-duality. (Web site)
  2. Advaita is a well-established tradition in India, of course, with a long history and many of the accretions that accumulate around any social organization.
  3. Advaita is probably the best-known of all Vedanta schools.
  4. The word "Advaita" essentially refers to the identity of the Self ( Atman) and the Whole ( Brahman). (Web site)

Advaita Vedanta

  1. ADVAITA VEDANTA is the most influential Hindu philosophy. (Web site)
  2. Advaita Vedanta - A 'blog' site from Floyd Henderson offering daily meditations on the subject of Advaita. (Web site)
  3. Advaita Vedanta - A 'weblog' site from Floyd Henderson offering daily meditations on the subject of Advaita.
  4. Advaita Vedanta is based on ' (scriptures), yukti (reason) and anubhava (experience), and aided by karmas (spiritual practices).
  5. Advaita Vedanta is based on ----stra ("scriptures"), yukti ("reason") and anubhava ("experience"), and aided by karmas ("spiritual practices"). (Web site)

Akram Vignan

  1. Akram Vignan is a short-cut path to Self Realization that was spontaneously revealed to and realized by Dada Bhagwan in 1958.
  2. Akram Vignan is like a lottery.
  3. Akram Vignan is a Hindu guru who teaches in the nondual traditions of vedanta and Jhana Yoga.
  4. Akram Vignan is a wonder.

Aksapada Gautama

  1. They were written by Aksapada Gautama, probably in the second century B.C.E. The most important contribution made by this school is its methodology.
  2. The Nyaya Sutras of Aksapada Gautama constitute the core texts of the Nyaya school, one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy. (Web site)


  1. The name "alvar" is derived from a Swedish word for similar landforms near the Baltic Sea. (Web site)
  2. The use of the word "alvar" to refer to this type of environment originated in Scandinavia.


  1. Alvars are a rare habitat; although, some 120 exist in the Great Lakes, they comprise only 0.2% of the land area.
  2. Alvars are flat open areas where limestone or dolostone bedrock is very close to the surface. (Web site)
  3. Alvars are harsh environments, subject to intense heat and cold as well as seasonal flooding. (Web site)
  4. Alvars are naturally open areas of thin soil lying over flat limestone or dolostone. (Web site)
  5. Alvars are the preferred habitat of the Massassauga Rattlesnake, an endangered species in Canada. (Web site)


  1. Ananda is a worldwide movement dedicated to bringing to life the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda.
  2. Ananda was founded by Swami Kriyananda in 1968.
  3. Ananda was founded by Swami Kriyananda, a direct disciple of Yogananda. (Web site)


  1. Andal is a former member of the Assembly, where he served as his party---s chief budget negotiator.
  2. Andal is one of the most extraordinary personalities in religious history. (Web site)

Anuttama Prabhu

  1. Anuttama Prabhu is a very skillful presenter and teacher.

Arya Samaj

  1. Arya Samaj is a rare stream in Hinduism that allows and encourages converts to Hinduism.
  2. Arya Samaj was a reformist movement which was popular in Northern India, especially in Punjab.
  3. The Arya Samaj was one of the most influential movements of the early modern period in India. (Web site)
  4. The Arya Samaj: an account of its origin, doctrines, and activities.


  1. Aurobindo is a manufacturer of anti-infectives, intermediates and active ingredients for anti-infectives.
  2. Aurobindo was acquitted. (Web site)
  3. Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on August 15, 1872.
  4. Aurobindo was just as good at intellectual philosophy as he was at poetry and literature. (Web site)
  5. Aurobindo was named chief conspirator in an attempt to eliminate him.

Belur Math

  1. Belur Math is a religious abbey located in the neighbourhood of Belur in the city of Howrah, West Bengal, India.
  2. The Belur Math was inspired by Swami Vivekananda, his foremost disciple, who also founded the order named after him, the Ramakrishna Mission. (Web site)


  1. Bhadase was able to survive this first bout of illness but he was never again the same driving and dynamic Hindu force. (Web site)
  2. Bhadase was not yet 30 when he counted his first million dollars.

Bhakti Caru Swami

  1. Bhakti Caru Swami is a member of the GBC, the Minister of Culture and an initiating spiritual master.

Bhakti Tirtha Swami

  1. Bhakti Tirtha Swami lectured and wrote extensively on topics ranging from mysticism and bhakti-yoga to leadership for the modern age.
  2. In 1990 Bhakti Tirtha Swami was given the honorary role of a high chief in Warri, Nigeria in recognition of his outstanding work in Africa and the world.
  3. In March 1979 he was given the sanyassa name Bhakti Tirtha Swami when accepting the renounced order of life.

Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura

  1. This book - Brahmana and Vaishnava - by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura is a masterpiece of philosophy, history and vedic culture.
  2. B haktivinoda Thakura an acharya in the Gaudiya Vaishnava disciplic succession; the father of Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura.
  3. Shortly after Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura took the renounced order of Sanyasa in 1918, the Gaudiya Math was organized.

Bhaktivinoda Thakur

  1. Bhaktivinoda Thakur is a nitya siddha performing the lila of activing like a conditioned soul.

Bhakti Movement

  1. The Bhakti Movement was a cult in 16th century India that showed the path to salvation by devotion. (Web site)
  2. The Bhakti Movement was essentially founded in South India and later spread to the North during the late medieval period. (Web site)
  3. The Bhakti movement was further strengthened in South India by the work of the twelve Alvar saints.

Bharati Theertha Swamigal

  1. The present head of the ma--ha is Sri Bharati Theertha Swamigal.
  2. The word also refers to a class of Sanyasis.For example the Shankaracharya of the Sringeri matha has the name Bharati Theertha Swamigal. (Web site)

Bhaskara Raya

  1. Bhaskara Raya said that this was what would have happened to the sannyasi if he had prostrated to him. (Web site)
  2. Bhaskara Raya This article or section needs [How to copy-editcopy editing] for proper spelling, grammar, usage, tone, style, and voice. (Web site)
  3. It is said that Bhaskara Raya these meanings were revealed to him by the Goddess Herself. (Web site)


  1. Brahman is a transcendent, timeless, undifferentiated state of being, and is in a strict sense indescribable.
  2. Brahman is like light; those who can sense it cannot explain or argue with those who have never sensed it. (Web site)
  3. Brahman is the Controller ( niyantr), the cit the enjoyer ( bhoktr), and the acit the object enjoyed ( bhogya).
  4. Brahman is the composite whole of the triad consisting of Ishvara along with his modes i.e.
  5. Brahman is the creator, preserver, or transformer and re-absorber of everything.


  1. A Buddha is a person who has developed all positive qualities and has eliminated all negative qualities.
  2. A Buddha is a person who has been released from the world of cyclic existence, samsara, and has been liberated from desire and attachment in nirvana.
  3. A Buddha is a person who has developed all positive qualities and eliminated all negative qualities.
  4. A Buddha is a person who is completely free from all faults and mental obstructions.
  5. A Buddha is a very holy person in Buddhism .

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

  1. Gaudiya Vaishnavism is a Vaishnava religious movement founded by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1534) in India in the 16th Century. (Web site)
  2. Almost 350 years after the appearance of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur came to illuminate the Gaudiya sky. (Web site)
  3. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486---1534), famous Bengali saint known for his ecstatic devotion to Krishna; original founder of the modern Hare Krishna movement. (Web site)

Chattampi Swamikal

  1. Chattampi Swamikal was a noble saint, a scholar extra ordinary and a vast repository of our culture and heritage. (Web site)
  2. Chattampi Swamikal was known by different names through his intellectually and spiritually enriched life.


  1. Content: The course explores the history and development of Chinese cinema.
  2. Content: The goal of this course is to develop visual literacy in Japanese images and iconography.

David Frawley

  1. David Frawley is a Westerner who has become a scholar of Vedic scriptures, Jyotish (Indian astrology), and Ayurveda (Indian medicine). (Web site)
  2. David Frawley is a formidable scholar of Vedanta and easily the best known Western Acharya of the Vedic wisdom.
  3. David Frawley is a living example who has even adopted the name of Vamadeva Shastri.
  4. David Frawley is a profound work to help in this investigation.
  5. David Frawley is a sought-after and highly respected lecturer and teacher and travels at least annually to India for lecture tours.


  1. The debate is one regarding the validity of conjecture regarding ethnogenesis, conquest and migration paths of the ancient peoples of Central Asia.
  2. The debate was between the different Acharyas over the question whether God is dualistic or non-dualistic. (Web site)
  3. The debate was between the different Acharyas over the question whether the relationship between the world and God is dualistic or non-dualistic. (Web site)

Devamrta Swami

  1. Devamrta Swami is a Dynamic speaker with years of experience practicing and propagating a Green diet and its effect on your Soul.
  2. Devamrta Swami is a Governing Body Commission member and has a number of disciples, some are in Australia and New Zealand.


  1. He directed their minds and lives with that careful discipline in which the word "disciple" is etymologically rooted.
  2. The disciple was going to get down, and the train would naturally go on.


  1. Dvaita - the system of philosophy expounded by Ananda Tiirtha, also known as Madhva or Puurnapragnya. (Web site)
  2. Dvaita was propounded by Madhva.

Gajanan Maharaj

  1. Gajanan Maharaj also has followers all over the world.
  2. Gajanan Maharaj looked upon all religions with equality and had devotees like Dr Lobo and Sheikh Kadu from other religions who also revered him.
  3. Sant Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan is the biggest temple trust in the Vidarbha region and is so called as "Pandharpur of Vidarbha".

Gautama Aksapada

  1. Gautama Aksapada, the author of the fundamental text of the Brahminical Logicians, was probably a contemporary of Nagarjuna.
  2. Il a --t-- compos-- par Gautama Aksapada (-- ne pas confondre avec Siddh--rtha Gautama, le fondateur du bouddhisme), vers le IVe ou V e si--cle av.
  3. En Inde , composition des Nyaya Sutra par Gautama Aksapada; En M--sopotamie , r--daction du Cantique des cantiques qui est ajout-- -- la Bible .


  1. Next day he moved to stay at the Hindu Monastery founded and directed by Swami Ghanananda.
  2. Wikipedia: Swami Ghanananda This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same human name. (Web site)
  3. When he was last in Ghana, he told me, "Swami Ghanananda, I am going.

Gopal Krishna Goswami

  1. Gopal Krishna Goswami has been featured on many Radio, Television and Newspaper stories in India and abroad commenting on various issues.
  2. Gopal Krishna Goswami played a leading role in inspiring and completing many of the largest ISKCON temples after the departure of Srila Prabhupada in 1977.
  3. Before dedicating his life in the service of ISKCON, Gopal Krishna Goswami worked as a marketing research analyst for Pepsi Cola and Bristol-Myers.


  1. Govinda was the disciple of Gaudapada.
  2. Govinda is a single by British band Kula Shaker released in 1996, and is unique in being the only British Top Ten hit to be sung entirely in Sanskrit.


  1. Gurus are often equated with God and always regarded as a link between the individual and the Immortal. (Web site)
  2. Gurus are said to be greater than God because they lead to God.
  3. The Gurus are the descendants of Guru Podukutti." while other Pathis came under the administration of the followers of Ayya.

Heads of The Ramakrishna Mission

  1. Category:Heads of the Ramakrishna Mission Articles in category "Heads of the Ramakrishna Mission" There are 13 articles in this category. (Web site)
  2. Pages in category " Heads of the Ramakrishna Mission " There are 15 pages in this section of this category. (Web site)


  1. ISKCON is a society formed for practitioners of Bhakti yoga, the yoga of devotion, as practiced within Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
  2. ISKCON is a society formed for practitioners of bhakti yoga or the yoga of devotion.
  3. ISKCON was founded the following year in New York City.
  4. ISKCON was invited to take part in this festival, which 150,000 people attended and which is held every year in the city---s parks.

Jayapataka Swami

  1. Jayapataka Swami was one among the eleven named by Srila Prabhupada to give initiation on his behalf when he was seriously ill.

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