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Ramananda | Facts, Religious Leader, Biography, Literary Works, Philosophy

QUICK FACTS Intro Vaishnava sant, religious leader Is Philosopher From India Type Philosophy Gender Male Birth Allahabad Death Varanasi Residence Varanasi BIOGRAPHY Ramananda was a 14th-century Vaishnava devotional poet sant, in the Ganga river region of Northern India. The Hindu tradition recognizes him as the founder of the Ramanandi Sampradaya, the largest monastic Hindu renunciant…

Vemana | Facts, Telugu Poet, Biography, Early Life, Death

QUICK FACTS Intro Telugu poet Is Poet, Philosopher From India Type Literature, Philosophy Gender Male Death 1730 BIOGRAPHY Gona Vema Buddha Reddy , popularly known as Vemana (Telugu: వేమన) was a great Telugu philosopher and poet. His poems were written in Telugu, and are known for their use of simple language and native idioms. His poems discuss the subjects of Yoga,…

Bodhidharma | Facts, Indian Philosopher, Biography, Major Works

QUICK FACTS Intro Indian bhikkhu and philosopher A.K.A. Damo Is Buddhist monk, Monk, Bhikkhu, Philosopher From India Type Philosophy Religion Gender Male Birth 1 January 483, India Death 1 January 540, Shaolin Monastery BIOGRAPHY Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century. He is traditionally credited as the transmitter of Chan Buddhism to China, and…