Shree Swami Samartha
Shree Swami Samartha comes from the age-old guru tradition of the Dattatreya sampradaya. He is also called Sri Akkalkot Swami Samarth or great sage of Akkalkot.
The early life of Swami Maharaj is as:
In 1149, Chhele Village, Punjab – Lord Dattatreya took avatar as Shree Swami Samarth. He took an extensive pilgrimage, covering even places, now known as Jawa, Sumatra, Indonesia, China, Japan,Australia etc., relieved many people from their miseries, and guided them on the spiritual path.
In 1378, Pithapurm, Andra Pradesh – Incarnated in new form as Shree Shripad Shrivallabha and worked for around 150 years to destroy blind beliefs, superstitions, difficulties, losses, miseries and obstacles of mankind.