The Forest of Banyan Trees: Sanatana Hindu Dharma

The Mahanirvani Peeta has been the main Banyan Tree of Sanatana Hindu Dharma from time in memorial till today.  Starting with Sadashiva and through Kapila, Krishna, Buddha, Shankara and others, the Peeta has produced...

Structure of the Mahanirvani Akhada

The Sanyasis of the Akhada are given names from the Dasanami nomenclature. The Dasamani names are: Saraswathi, Bharathi, Puri, Giri, Parvath, Sagara, Tirtha, Ashrama, Vana, Aranya. The Acharya of the Akhada gives these names...

Books on Dasanami Sanyasis and Akhadas

Not all these books are accurate. Many contain wild discrepancies in their understanding of the Nirvani Sanyasis and the Mahanirvani Peetam and it's history. There are listed here only for people to understand the...

Warriors of Mahadeva: A Short Story

Chapter 1: The Yogi of Arunachala We live in uncertain times. Perhaps all times are that way to a person who is brooding. It is 4640 years since the beginning of the Yuga of Kali...

Kumbh Mela – The Greatest Gathering of Humanity

The Kumbh is a gathering like no other. 100 million people got together in Prayag in 2013 with just one purpose - of their spiritual growth & liberation. Learn everything about the greatest gathering...

52 Marhis of the Mahanirvani Akhada

The 52 Marhis of the Mahanirvani Akhada corresponds to the 52 Desas of Akhanda Bharath. Each of these is the who-is-who of the major temples and monastries of Bharath. The locations of some of...

Mahanirvani, The Naked Ascetics: Protectors and Promoters of Sanatana Hindu Dharma

From time in memorial the history of Bharath has been forged - not by kings or by technologies or natural resources - but by the ascetics of India. Saints, seers, sages, sadhus, monks, sanyasis,...