Date of publication: 2017-09-03 09:15
Over 55 influential women who helped to shape the world in which we live. Including Sappho, Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi, Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, Princess Diana, Joan d 8767 Arc, Marilyn Monroe and Mother Teresa.
A list of the greatest and most famous Indians. These famous Indians are grouped by political leaders, spiritual figures, movie personalities, literature and culture, sport and
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Sri Ramachandra considered the seventh Avatar of Vishnu. Rama’s life is held as an example of the perfect devotion to dharma. His life and teachings are incorporated in the Ramayana, which tells of his exploits and adventures against the demon Ravana.
Annie Besant. A Socialist in England, she later developed an interest in the spiritual philosophy of Theosophy. She also campaigned for Indian independence and for a year was the leader of the fledgeling Indian National Congress in 6967.
Lord Buddha (c 565BC – c 965BC) Founder of Buddhism. Gave up the comforts of being a Prince in a palace to seek enlightenment in the forests. After gaining the experience of Nirvana, Lord Buddha spent many years travelling India teaching his philosophy of enlightenment and peace.
Arjuna was one of the greatest warriors of his age and a key figure in the Mahabharata. Arjuna was directed by Sri Krishna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra.
Sri Krishna The hero of India 8767 s classic the Bhagavad Gita. It was Sri Krishna who taught to Arjuna the sublime philosophy of yoga contained in the Gita. It was Sri Krishna who brought religion and spirituality to everyone. Sri Krishna also developed a new path of yoga bhakti yoga, the yoga of devotion.
Mirabai (c. 6998 – c. 6557) A Hindu princess who forsook Royal privileges to become a saint and devote her life to Lord Krishna. She composed many devotional bhajans.