Saints of Gujarat

Saints are still alive

A local guide took me to a temple of Nath Sampradaya with old murtis and a tree growing on rocks since 1000 years. In a cave there are three murtis of Goraknath, Umayi Maa and Matsyendranath. In another room there is a black Kalabhairava murti and a yagna (sacred fire). My guide said that the… Continue reading Saints are still alive

Saints of Gujarat

Pipa Bhagat

During the first days in Rajula & Rampara I was invited to visit an old temple & ashram where Pipa Bhagat lived. He was a Rajput King of Gagaraungarh who abdicated the throne to become a Hindu mystic poet and saint of the Bhakti movement. He was born in the Malwa region of North India (east Rajasthan) in approximately AD 1425. You can discover more… Continue reading Pipa Bhagat