Panduranga

Pandharpur is known for many great devotees of Lord Panduranga. One such exceptional devotee was Gorakumbhar. He was a potter by profession, and yet he was always engrossed only in chanting Lord Vittal’s (Panduranga’s) name. Once a tragic incident happened …

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Let’s test your knowledge of great devotees of Panduranga                       Compiled by Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose CA   Solution:

Janabai was a devotee of Lord Panduranga. Panduranga helped Janabai with her work and she always chanted Vittal. One day Janabai was making cow dung cakes. Janabai was saying Vittal when she was doing cow dung cakes. The neighbor came …

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We conclude the Panduranga bhakta quiz series this month with Sant Jnaneshwar, a great devotee who was indeed an incarnation of the Lord himself. Happy learning! 1. What did Lord Panduranga tell Sant Jnaneshwar’s father Vitthoba to do? a. The Lord …

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We conclude the Panduranga bhakta quiz series this month with Bhanudasa, a great devotee who actually brought Panduranga back to Pandharpur. Happy learning! 1. What is the meaning of ‘Bhanudasa’ a. A devotee of wind god b. A devotee of …

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Madhura Geetham – Sloka Series  “Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a collection of one-line philosophical verses. HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji has composed a “Vedanta Athichoodi”, a poetic work that speaks of life’s …

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Rama Nama is a mantra derived from “om namo narayana” and “om namah shivaaya”. Many saints have spoken about the power of Rama Nama. Samarta Ramadas is one of those saints who has said Rama Nama a lot and therefore …

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As we continue with the Panduranga bhakta series of quizzes, this month let’s learn more about a unique devotee of Panduranga – Sant Tukaram – who, though was a merchant by profession, was a great bhakta who left to the …

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As we continue with the Panduranga bhakta series of quizzes, this month let’s learn more about the unique devotees who were not exactly Panduranga’s devotees in the traditional sense – Pundalika and Bhakta Narahari. 1. What does the term ‘Vithoba’ …

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1. Who was Kanhopatra’s mother? A. Shyama B. Radhe C. Sachi Devi 2. Kanhopatra was a dancer by profession. Which king invited her to perform in his court? A. King of Mithila B. King of Badar C. King of Rajasthan …

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