Nivruttinath

Nivruttinath

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The siblings Muktabai, Sopan, Dnyaneshwar and Nivruttinath seated on the flying wall greet Changdev seated on a tiger. In the centre, Changdev bows to Dnyaneshwar.

Nivruttinath (Marathiनिवृत्तिनाथ) was a saint in the Varkari tradition. He was born in to a Deshastha Brahmin family and was the elder brother and the guru of Dnyaneshwar, the first Varkari saint.

Template:Persondata There is a temple dedicated to him at Triambakeswar,near Nashik,India.He was initiated into the Natha sampadraya by Gahininath at the age of 10.


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