30 December in History


Ramana Maharshi, a spiritual guru from India who attracted followers from across the world, was born as Venkataraman Iyer on December 30, 1879, in Tiruchuli, a village near Madurai in present-day Tamil Nadu, in a Hindu Brahmin family.

His father Sundaram Iyer worked in the court. Venkataraman liked playing sports in school. He went to live with an uncle at… Read More →

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