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Paramahansa Yogananda – Biography, Life as Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda - Biography, Life as Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda — Guru Paramahansa Yogananda was one of the distinguished yogis of India. He was the one responsible for taking the teachings of meditation and Kriya Yoga to the western countries. He was also the author of a very renowned book ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’, which has introduced people time and again to the timeless wisdom of India. Read …

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Sir C. V. Raman Biography – Indian Scientist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

Sir C. V. Raman

Sir C. V. Raman — Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, FRS (7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970) was an Indian physicist, born in the former Madras Province, whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics. He discovered that, when light traverses a transparent material, some of the deflected light changes …

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Sant Ravidas

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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Subhas Chandra Bose – Biography, Indian Leader, Freedom Fighter

Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945 (aged 48) was an Indian nationalist whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Japan left a troubled legacy. The honorific Netaji (Hindustani language: “Respected Leader”), first applied to Bose in Germany, by the Indian soldiers of the Indische …

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Amar Bose – Biography, Founder of Bose Corporation

Amar Bose - Biography, Founder of Bose Corporation

Amar Bose (2 November 1929, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States – 12 July 2013, Wayland, Massachusetts, United States) Founded Bose Corporation in 1964; Invented the 901(R) Direct/Reflecting (R) speaker system – one of the first stereo loudspeakers to utilize the space around them instead of reproducing sound as if in a vacuum; featured in 2006 Forbes Billionaires list. Amar G. Bose is the …

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Swami Vivekananda Biography in Hindi स्वामी विवेकानंद की जीवनी व इतिहास

Swami Vivekananda Biography in Hindi स्वामी विवेकानंद की जीवनी व इतिहास

भारतीय संस्कृति को विश्व स्तर पर पहचान दिलाने वाले महापुरुष स्वामी विवेकानंद जी का जन्म 12 जनवरी 1863 को सूर्योदय से 6 मिनट पूर्व 6 बजकर 33 मिनट 33 सेकेन्ड पर हुआ। भुवनेश्वरी देवी के विश्वविजयी पुत्र का स्वागत मंगल शंख बजाकर मंगल ध्वनी से किया गया। ऐसी महान विभूती के जन्म से भारत माता भी गौरवान्वित हुईं। बालक की …

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Om Puri – Biography, Early Life & Film Career

Om Puri - Biography, Early Life & Film Career

Om Puri [18 October, 1948 Ambala, Haryana – 6 January, 2017] is an Indian actor who has appeared in both mainstream Indian Cinema films as well as art films. His credits also include appearances in British and American films. He has also received an honorary OBE. Early life Puri was born in Ambala, and spent early part of his life …

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Vidya Balan – Biography, Indian Actress, Film Career

Vidya Balan - Biography, Indian Actress, Film Career

Vidya Balan is an Indian Actress born on 1 January 1978 in Palakkad, Kerala. Vidya was born to P.R. Balan who is the Vice President of ETC Channel. She is also having a elder sister named Priya. She completed her schooling at St. Anthony Girls High School. Then she read Sociology from St. Xavier’s College. She then went and completed …

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George Michael Biography, British Pop Star, Songwriter, Musician

George Michael Biography, British Pop Star, Songwriter, Musician

Introduction and Early Life: George Michael [June 25, 1963 – December 25, 2016] is an English singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. After gaining worldwide fame as one-half of the pop duo Wham!, he embarked on a highly successful solo career in 1987. One of the most popular British pop stars of his generation, Michael has sold more than 100 million records …

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel – Biography, Freedom Fighter & Politician

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - Biography, Freedom Fighter & Politician

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was born in a Gujarati family on October 31, 1875. After his schooling, he saved money to go to England for higher studies. He studied law there and returned to India as a barrister. Gandhiji had a great impact on Patel, and he entered the political field in 1918. His excellent work in every field made him …

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