Pandit Gaga Bhatt
Viśveśvara Bhaṭṭa, more popularly known as Gāgā Bhaṭṭa or Gaga Bhatt was a Brahmin scholar from Varanasi, best known for presiding over the coronation of the Maratha king Kshatriy Shivaji. Gaga Bhatt ...
Unnayi Variyar
Unnayi Variyar (also, Variar/Warrier/Warriar was a poet, writer, scholar, dramatist who lived in Kerala, India during the later part of the 17th century. He gave immense contributions to the art of ...
Haraprasad Shastri
Haraprasad Shastri (Bengali: হরপ্রসাদ শাস্ত্রী) (6 December 1853 – 17 November 1931), also known as Haraprasad Bhattacharya, was an Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Be...
Widow Remarriage Act
The Hindu Widows' Remarriage Act, 1856, also Act XV, 1856, enacted on 25 July 1856, legalized the remarriage of Hindu widows in all jurisdictions of India under East India Company rule.In order to pr...
Harendra Kishore Singh
Maharaja Sir Harendra Kishore Singh was the last Hindu ruler of Bettiah Raj. He was born in 1854 and succeeded his father, the late Maharaja Rajendra Kishore Singh Bahadur in 1883 and in 1884 received...
O. M. C. Narayanan Nambudiripad
O M C Narayanan Nambudiripad, an eminent sanskrit scholar was born to the famous Nambudiri family of Olappamanna Mana on 24 June 1910 in Vellinezhi (Palakkad District, Kerala, India). He is known for ...
Samavedam Shanmukha Sarma
Brahmasri Samavedam Shanmukha Sarma (26-June-1967– ) is a popular person on television in India, and well appreciated for his commentary/discourses on Rudra Namakam, Vishnu Sahasranamam, Si...
Aulchand
Aulchand (Bengali: আউলচাঁদ) (1686–1769) was a Bengali Hindu spiritual leader who founded the Kartabhaja philosophy. Kartabhajas consider Aulchand to be an incarnation of Vishnu and therefore think...
Raghavan N. Iyer
Raghavan Narasimhan Iyer (born 10 March 1930) was an Indian academic, political theorist and philosopher. Educated at Oxford, he was professor of political science at the University of California, Sa...
Georg Feuerstein
Georg Feuerstein (27 May 1947 – 25 August 2012) was a German Indologist specializing on Yoga. Feuerstein authored over 30 books on mysticism, Yoga, Tantra, and Hinduism. He translated, among other tr...
Govinda Dikshitar
Govinda Dikshita (Dikshitar) was the minister of three successive Nayaks of Thanjavur, who ruled the region of Thanjavur in South India between the 16th and 17th centuries CE.
Govinda Dikshita was...
Hemadpant
Hemādri Pandit, popularly known as Hemādpant, was a prime minister from 1259 to 1274 C.E. in the regimes of King Mahādev (1259 - 1271) and King Rāmchandra (1271 - 1309) of Seuna Yādav Dynasty of Deva...
Satchidanandendra Saraswati
Sri Satchidanandendra Saraswati Swamiji (5 January 1880 – 5 August 1975) was the founder of the Adhyatma Prakasha Karyalaya in Holenarasipura, Hassan district, Karnataka, India. He was a great Vedanti...
Chaganti Koteswara Rao
Brahmasri Chaganti Koteswara Rao (Telugu:చాగంటి కోటేశ్వరరావు) is an eminent speaker on matters related to Sanathana Dharma. He was born to Sri Chaganti Sundara Siva Rao garu and Smt Suseelamma. He is...
Anantanand Rambachan
Anantanand Rambachan is a Trinidadian Hindu-American scholar, teaching and researching as Professor of Religion at St. Olaf College, Minnesota, USA with a specific focus on interreligous dialogue.
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar CIE (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বিদ্যাসাগর Ishshor Chôndro Biddashagor 26 September 1820 – 29 July 1891), born Ishwar Chandra Bandopadhyay (Bengali: ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বন্দ্যোপাধ...