Sadguru Shri Amburao Maharaj
Direct disciple of H.H. Sadguru Shri Bhausaheb Maharaj Umdikar.
(Birth - 1857 A D ) Place- Jigajevani, - (Niryana - 1933 A D) Place- Inchgiri, Karnataka State, India
Sadguru Shri. Amburao Maharaj, also known as Rv."Baba" in the real sense of term, was the protector and guide to all his disciples on the path of spiritual life. He had a spiritual bent of mind even in his early youth. He was blessed with nama mantra by Sadguru Shri. Bhausaheb Maharaj and with devotion and rigorous practice of nem (meditation) he became siddha (awakened), his spiritual teacher asked him to spread bhakti and spiritual teachings, which he did with devotion. After Bhausaheb Maharaj egressed, Amburao Maharaj was the only savior to all the devotees. He traveled far and wide to spread Bhakti and blessed many sadhakas by initiating them with Nama mantra. Sadguru Shri. Gurudev Ranade also followed his footsteps and sought guidance from him whenever needed. Amburao Maharaj and Gurudev Ranade were disciples of Sadguru Shri. Bhausaheb Maharaj, and were very close to each other as Guru-bandhu.
Sadguru Shri Amburao Maharaj passed away in the year 1933, after fulfilling the mission entrusted to him by his spiritual master ( Rv. Sadguru Shri Bhausaheb Maharaj). He may be described as the modern 'Kalyana' of revered Bhausaheb Maharaj Umdikar, like the Kalyana of Ramadasa, a prominent saint of Maharashtra of the 16th century.
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