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Sant Jnaneshwar

Sant Jnaneshwar was born in 1275 in Alandi, Maharashtra. He was the disciple of Swami Ramanand. Sant Jnaneshwar is the author of 'Jnaneshwari', a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita. He believed that the chanting of the name of the Lord is the best way to reach Him. Sant Jnaneshwar had performed the miracle of making a buffalo recite the Vedas.

He was entombed alive in Alandi. Jnaneshwar Temple at Alandi dedicated to him, is today a major pilgrimage center.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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