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Eknath Maharaj – A Famous Saint Poet of Maharashtra

Eknath Maharaj, born in 1533 AD, at Pratisthan (Paithan), the capital of Chalukyas, on the banks of Godavari, was a famous saint poet of Maharashtra. His abhangs carry the universal teachings found in Hinduism. He was an ardent devotee from a very young age. Eknath was a poet who felt the pulse of the common man. He exhibits a keen observation of all that went on around him and paints them in vivid pictures. His works are enlivened by humor. Eknath defines Bhakti as the recognition of the divine nature of all beings. To utter the name of God is bhakti. It fulfills all desires of the mind. The name of God gives us divine happiness. His mystical experience is of the highest order. He gives notes of all the physical and psychical marks of the realization of God. Eknath Maharaj was the grandson of popular saint, Bhanudas, who brought back the murti of Vithoba from Vijayanagar to Pandharpur. Suryanarayana and Rukmini were Eknath’s parents but he lost them early in his life and

Bhagavad Gita Quotes

This Bhagavad Gita Quotes is a collection from various commentaries of the Bhagavad Gita. The quotes have been collected from various sources. Each of the Bhagavad Gita Quote is dedicated to the brilliant minds starting from the sages of Upanishads to the modern saints.  Bhagavad Gita Quotes on Intellect When your intellect goes beyond the mire of delusion, you will become indifferent to what has been heard and what is yet to be heard. When your intellect, which has been confused by listening to conflicting statements, becomes fixed in equanimity, then you will be in a state of Yoga (unity). They attain the state of no return, whose impurities have been cleansed by knowledge, whose intellect and mind are ever absorbed in That (The Supreme), who remain steadfast in That, and whose sole objective is That. Spiritual Practices Advised by Sri Krishna in Bhagavad Gita Fixing the mind and intellect on me (Sri Krishna) alone. If one is unable to accomplish that, by Ab