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PHILOSOPHER

Eknath

1533 - 1599

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Sant Eknath (Marathi pronunciation: [eknath]) (1533 - 1599), commonly known as Sant (saint) Eknath was an Indian Hindu saint, philosopher and poet. He was a devotee of the Hindu deity Vitthal and is a major figure of the Warkari movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eknath has received more than 603,442 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Eknath is the 590th most popular philosopher (up from 612th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from India (down from 175th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Indian Philosopher.

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Among PHILOSOPHERS

Among philosophers, Eknath ranks 590 out of 1,081Before him are Arete of Cyrene, Diogenes of Babylon, Gongsun Long, Hu Shih, Jean Améry, and Zisi. After him are Abhinavagupta, Jan Patočka, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Mary Parker Follett, Shneur Zalman of Liadi, and Alexander of Hales.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1533, Eknath ranks 15Before him are Catherine of Austria, Queen of Poland, Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Hieronymus Fabricius, Abdullah Khan II, Mōri Terumoto, and Claudio Merulo. After him are Francesco III Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Antonio Possevino, Anna van Egmont, Alonso de Ercilla, Cornelis Cort, and Joachim Beuckelaer. Among people deceased in 1599, Eknath ranks 7Before him are Beatrice Cenci, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Edmund Spenser, Luca Marenzio, Maeda Toshiie, and Andrew Báthory. After him are Archduchess Catherine Renata of Austria, Chōsokabe Motochika, Cornelis de Houtman, Simone Peterzano, Francisco Guerrero, and Edzard II, Count of East Frisia.

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In India

Among people born in India, Eknath ranks 195 out of 1,493Before him are Dignāga (480), Shantanu (null), Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (1879), Nana Sahib (1824), Mata Amritanandamayi (1953), and Ajay Devgn (1969). After him are Śāntarakṣita (725), Kalpana Chawla (1961), Dharmendra (1935), Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905), Shilpa Shetty (1975), and Ibrahim Lodi (1450).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In India

Among philosophers born in India, Eknath ranks 29Before him are Ahmad Sirhindi (1564), Shah Waliullah Dehlawi (1703), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), Chandrakirti (600), Narayana Guru (1855), and Dignāga (480). After him are Thiruvalluvar (350), Hemachandra (1089), Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897), Sarada Devi (1853), Mahadev Govind Ranade (1842), and Rishabhanatha (null).