Biographies of Vaishnava Sages and Saints

            The many pastimes of the lives of the Vaishnava Saints and Sages are quite fascinating and provide much inspiration. Many miraculous activities and events are recorded in connection to such saints, and many insights are provided in how to make progress in spiritual life by following their examples. I've tried to assemble as much information as I could find through the years in order to document the biographies and achievements of these great persons. I've been able to put together descriptions of 75 of the major Vaishnava saints and sages. Just click on the name of the person for his or her biography. 


Naturally, there is more information on some of the saints than others, and more information may be found elsewhere. Some of these saints are so well noted that whole books on their lives have been compiled on them.


            In the following biographies, I've tried to compile as much information as possible to give a simple overview on the lives, the challenges, insights and realizations, and accomplishments of these saints and personalities. It is often very inspiring to hear how they managed to do what they did, and the spiritual realizations they attained, and how they worked to give that to others. Reading about these personalities will help inspire us in our own spiritual journey and give insights into how we can use their examples to motivate us in our spiritual journey.

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Abhirama Gopala

Advaita Acarya Prabhu

A. C. Bhakivedanta Swami Prabhupada

Akincana Krishna Dasa Babaji Maharaja

Baladeva Vidyabhushana

Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura

Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Bhugarbha Goswami

Bilvamangala Thakura

Birchandra Prabhu

Candrasekhara Acarya

Devananda Pandit

Dhananjaya Pandit

Gadadhara dasa Thakur

Gadadhara Pandita

Gangamata Goswamini

Ganga Narayana Cakravarti

Gaurakishore Das Babaji

Gauridasa Pandit

Gopala Bhatta Goswami

Gopala Guru Goswami

Haridasa Thakura

Ishvara Puri Prabhu

Jagadish Pandit

Jagannatha das Babaji

Jahnava Mata

Jayadeva Goswami

Jiva Gosvami

Kaliya Krishna das

Kasisvara Pandit

Kavi Karnapura Gosvami

Krishna Dasa Kaviraja Gosvami


Lochan das Thakur

Lokanatha Goswami

Madhavendra Puri


Mahesh Pandit

Mukunda Dasa

Mukunda Datta

Murari Gupta

Narahari Cakravarti Thakura

Narahari Sarkara Thakur

Narottama dasa Thakur


Nityananda Prabhu

Prabodhananda Sarasvati

Pundarika Vidyanidhi

Purushottam dasa Thakur

Raghunandana Thakur

Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami

Raghunatha Dasa Gosvami

Ramananda Raya


Ramchandra Kaviraj


Rupa Gosvami

Sanatana Goswami

Saranga Thakur

Shrinivasa Acharya

Shyamananda Prabhu

Sita Thakurani

Sivananda Sena

Shrivasa Thakura

Svarupa Damodar Goswami

Uddharan Dutta Thakur

Vakreshwar Pandit


Vamshivadananda Thakur

Vamsidasa Babaji

Vasudev Ghosh, Madhava Ghosh, and Govinda Ghosh


Vishvanatha Cakravarti Thakur

Vrindavan das Thakur


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