Religion & religious saints of India – part 1

Religion & religious saints of India

Religion & religious saints of India (Holy Mother Sarada Devi). Image Courtesy – Pinterest

Indian Subcontinent is the base of occult culture wherein many eminent Avatars, Monks, followers of religious activities were born. Their contribution to the world is very notable & vital to relinquish the adversities in our daily life. From the religious lore we find many Avatars, Saints and Rishis cited their thought-provoking wisdom to fathom about the Supreme Being, God. In the Kaliyuga, Avatar Baristha RamaKrishna’s advent was glorious to unify the Supreme Being, God, Allah, Jesus Christ, like many ways to reach that in practice tries to follow the different religions by performing their system.

Finally, he finds that there is God who is controlling this universe. Each and every human being is having a soul, which is the part and parcel of the Supreme Being. Every human body is the intermixture of five earthly elements – ‘Khhiti’, ‘Aap’, ‘Tej’, ‘Morut’, and ‘Bom’. He advocated the Vedanta system of Indian philosophy. Maa Saradamoni advocated the ‘Samkhya system’ of Indian philosophy wherein ‘Purusha and Prakriti’ are the two instincts. The open sky is the ‘Purusha’ and the existing world is the ‘Prakriti’. We have to love each other. We have to feel the sufferings of mankind while Swami Vivekananda was of the opinion that “Jive Prem Kare Jeijon Seijon Sevichhe Ishwar”. That is, we have to love each other to fathom the pursuit of God. He delivered his speech in Chicago spreading the thinking of his Guru Sri Sri Ramakrishna Parama Hansa. Give food, shelter, treatment, love, and affection to distressed poor and persons below the poverty line as uttered by Swami Vivekananda who has done a lot in the spiritual field by surviving only 39 years. Spiritual awareness and religious activities are found in India, the Indian subcontinent and mainly in Asian countries, which we find from Vedas, Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Puranas, Upanishads & Samhitas. Even the scientist Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose invented the “Iswar Kana” which was gladly accepted by the universe.

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Indian system of Oriental Heritage deals with Religion, Spirituality, Vedas, Puranas, Yoga, Upanishad, Ayurveda, Astronomy, Astrology, Science, Medicine, Vastu, Samudrik Shastra, and allied subjects for the nourishment of the mankind in high thinking, simple living, peace-minded and healthy doing.

We observed that Ayurveda, Yoga, and Puranas have given excellent results in the case of treatment of a human being from ancient days. Modern medicines cannot cure certain critical cases like Cancer, Arthritis, Diabetes Mellitus, and Asthma but Ayurveda supports too much and dedicated to curing the patients. Till today, ayurvedic medicines are so praised worthy to heal pernicious diseases. “Charak Samhita” is an old treatise, which, in ancient days, does many types of human treatments. Sanskrit literature has advocated various subjects’ thought to highlight. Classical Music, Tantra, Puran, and Yoga have exposed the reality to help the distressed persons showing their routine lives. We should not forget the real treasure of Ayurveda, as it is a precious gift of our ancestors, which we can deem, fit as oriental heritage properly too. We have seen the performance of religious saints like Jagatguru Sankaracharya, Bhagawan Ramchandra, Avatar Sri Krishna, Trailonga Swami, Gautam Buddha, Chaitanya Dev, Huen Sung, Mahavir, Lokenath, Shirdi Sainath, Rishi Aurobinda, who have contributed the long way prosperity to Indian Religion and reorganizing the human civilization. That is why these religious personalities were born to remove the legacy of rich cultural heritage to establish social reforms and change our religious activities and pursuit of truth. Swami Vivekananda approached globally the pursuit of religion and Indian culture with Rama Krishna’s contribution to the lore of religion and spirituality.

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I would like to cite 12 horoscopes of eminent religious personalities who had in-depth in the subject and their indomitable spirit to advocate religion is tremendous. During the Satya Yuga, Treta Yuga, Dvapara Yuga, and Kali Yuga, we have had these Godmen in the world to educate in religion and shape the formalities of the walks of daily life. I have tried my level best to elucidate these horoscopes both from an astrological standpoint and religious views, how to find out the outcome of it. I shall be glad if anything new is cited while jotting down the topic with my esteem respect and devotion to them.

We know the natural system of our lives that “Chakrabat Parivartante Sukhani Cha Dukhani Cha”. It means – the happiness and sorrows will move in a cyclic order throughout our lives, which cannot be changed by anyone. Brahman or God is the ultimate goal of our thinking if we follow by means of worshipping this transcendental Supreme Being, we will be rather benefited out of it. Physics has already admitted our eminent scientist Sir Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose invented the “Iswar Kana” i.e. the molecular particle of God during the beginning of the nineteenth century. We have to accept the dogma “Sarvam Khallidam Brahmam”. That is, God is remaining everywhere, which we feel by deep meditation and reasoning.

Jaganmata Sri Sri Sarada Devi

The Holy Mother Sarada Devi. Image Courtesy –

Sarada Devi was born on 22 December 1853 (8th Paus 1260 Bangabda – Krishna Saptami at 7-00 am at Joyrambati, Hooghly, West Bengal.

Rashi Chart & Navamsa Chart

Rashi Chart, Navamsa Chart & Vimsottori Dasha calculations of Sarada Devi. Image Courtesy –

Ascendant: Sagittarius (Dhanu)
Moon Sign: Leo (Simha)
Nakshatra: Purba Phalguni
Exalted: Rahu and Ketu
Own House: Jupiter
Vargottama: Mercury

Let us analyze the Rashi Chart of the Holy Mother Sarada Devi. In this Rashi Chart, she had the Ascendant/4th lord, Jupiter in Ascendant along with 9th lord Sun. In the 9th house, 5/12th lord Mars is located with the 8th lord, Moon. Saturn and Rahu placed in the sixth whereas Ketu with Mercury in the 12th house. For this Ascendant, Rajyoga Karaka planets are Jupiter and Sun, both are well placed in Kona and 1st Kendra.

After the demise of Ramkrishna, she played a pivotal role in the formation and guidelines framed by Swami Vivekananda in the Belur Math. Ladies are given to work in Mission. They were taught academically, and religious rituals were provided to them by Holy Mother Sarada Devi. Distressed women, widows, young girls were given the chance of education and for religious deeds as suggested by both Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda. In Bag Bazar, Sarada Devi used to stay for a prolonged period where one school was established and a branch of Ramkrishna Mission was established later on.

To be continued on the 2nd phase …

Prof. Dr. Tapomay Ghosh Hajra

About Prof. Dr. Tapomay Ghosh Hajra

Prof. (Dr.) Tapomay Ghosh Hajra (M.A., L.L.B., Ph.D, M.B.A., CAIIB, Pragya, Sastri, M.D.H., M.Sc.H., D.Sc.H., Gold Medalist) is a researcher on Astrology, Numerology, Tantra, Religion etc. and have profound knowledge base and capability of analysis on many more subjects since 1968. He is a specialist in KP System of Astrology. He has been providing his wise consultation to people on all walks of life since 1968. Consult him at his mail : or, on Mo: +91 93390 40581

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