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Sant Ravidas Biography For Students

Sant Ravidas

Sant Ravidas — The details of Guru Ravidas’ life are controversial. According to some he was born in 1376/7 or else 1399 CE but many scholars offer later dates. Schaller estimates his lifespan as 1450-1520 while the Encyclopædia Britannica contents itself with a floreat of 15th-16th century CE. Partly this is due to traditions that make him, one one hand, …

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Patanjali Biography For Students And Children

Patanjali

Patanjali — Although the Upanishads and the Atharvaveda mention yoga, it was only in the second century B.C. that its fundamentals and techniques were adequately presented. The man who did this was Patanjali in his Yogasutras (Yoga aphorisms). According to Patanjali, there are channels called nadi and centres called chakra in the human body. If these are tapped, the hidden …

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