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Biographies of Activist, Architect, Artist, Businessman, Celebrity, Classical Dancer, Doctor, Economist, Educationist, Explorers, Freedom Fighter, Journalist, Musician, Philosopher, Politician, President, Scientist, Social Worker, Spiritual Guru, Sports Person, World Leaders, Writer, Yoga Experts and much more.

Sant Ravidas: Biography of mystic poet-sant of the Bhakti Movement

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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Mata Amritanandamayi Biography: Childhood, Life Story, Teachings

Mata Amritanandamayi Biography: Childhood, Life Story, Teachings

Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is one of the most loved and most respected spiritual leaders in India. Fondly known as Amma, she has only one aim in life, which is to provide people with her supreme guidance and lead them on a path of sadhana (meditation) and service of the mankind. She is also called the ‘Hugging Saint‘, since she hugs …

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Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi Biography: Sahaja Yoga Founder, Spiritual Guru

Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi Biography: Sahaja Yoga Founder, Spiritual Guru

Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi — Nirmala Srivastava (March 21, 1923 – February 23, 2011), more widely known as Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, was the founder of Sahaja Yoga, a new religious movement. To her devotees she declared that she was the complete incarnation of the Adi Shakti and she is now venerated as such in over 140 countries. Birth and …

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Jamini Roy – Biography, Indian Painter, Artist

Jamini Roy

Born: 11 April 1887, Beliatore Died: 24 April 1972, Kolkata Achievements: Developed a personal painting style inspired largely by traditional Indian folk and village arts, particularly those of Bengal. Through his paintings he gave expression to the scenes of everyday life of the people of rural Bengal. Jamini Roy was one of the most significant and influential painters of the 20th century. He was …

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Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman Biography, Music Composer, Singer

Allah Rakha Rahman — AR Rahman born on 6 January, 1966 as A. S. Dileep Kumar is an Indian Tamil film composer, record producer, musician and singer. His film scoring career began in the early 1990s. He has won fourteen Filmfare Awards, four National Film Awards, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, and two Academy Awards. Working …

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Guru Amar Das Biography, Life Achievements & Timeline

Guru Amar Das Biography, Life Achievements & Timeline

Born: 05 May 1479 AD, Amritsar Death: 01 September 1574 AD, Goindval Famous As: Third Sikh Guru Guru Amar Das was the third of the ten Gurus of Sikhism. He was initiated into Sikhism quite late in life and had spent the major portion of his life as a staunch Hindu. His parents were both God-fearing pious Hindus and he …

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Shashi Kapoor Biography, Film Career & Personal Life

Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor was born Balbir – Raj Prithviraj Kapoor on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata. He is an award winning Indian film actor and producer and a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India‘s Bollywood cinema, is the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the widower of Jennifer Kendal, and …

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Acharya Vinoba Bhave Biography – Life History, Facts, Bhoodan Movement

Vinoba Bhave

Date of Birth: 11 September, 1895 Place of Birth: Gagode village, Kolaba District, Maharashtra Parents: Narahari Shambhu Rao (Father) and Rukmini Devi (Mother) Association: Freedom Activist, Thinker, Social Reformer Movement: Indian Freedom Movement; Bhoodan Movement; Sarvodaya Movement Political Ideology: Right wing, Gandhian Religious Views: Egalitarianism; Hinduism Publications: Geeta Pravachane (religious); Teesri Shakti (political); Swarajya Shastra (political); Bhoodan Ganga (social); Moved …

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गोविन्द बल्लभ पन्त: भारतीय स्वतन्त्रता सेनानी व राजनेता की जीवनी

पंडित गोविन्द बल्लभ पन्त या जी.बी. पन्त प्रसिद्ध स्वतन्त्रता सेनानी, वरिष्ठ भारतीय राजनेता और उत्तर प्रदेश के प्रथम मुख्यमंत्री थे। इनका मुख्यमंत्री कार्यकाल 15 अगस्त 1947 से 27 मई 1954 तक रहा। बाद में ये भारत के गृहमंत्री भी (1955 -1961) बने। भारतीय संविधान में हिन्दी भाषा को राष्ट्रभाषा का दर्जा दिलाने और जमींदारी प्रथा को खत्म कराने में उनका …

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महात्मा लाला हंसराज: आर्यसमाज नेता एवं शिक्षाविद

Mahatma Lala Hansraj

भारत में शिक्षा के प्रसार में डी.ए.वी. विद्यालयों का बहुत बड़ा योगदान है। विद्यालयों की इस श्रृंखला के संस्थापक हंसराज जी का जन्म महान संगीतकार बैजू बावरा के जन्म से प्रसिद्ध हुए ग्राम बैजवाड़ा, जिला होशियारपुर, पंजाब में 19 अप्रैल, 1864 को हुआ था। बचपन से ही शिक्षा के प्रति इनके मन में बहुत अनुराग था पर विद्यालय न होने …

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