– Buy Basavannanavara Vachanagalu book online at best prices in india on Read Basavannanavara Vachanagalu book reviews. Basavanna is one of Karnataka’s earliest social reformers – and his writings are known as vachanas (sayings). There is a very strong likelyhood that the later. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. siri- Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. siri- kannada.

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Towards the end of the 20th century, Michael estimates, one sixth of the population of the state of Karnataka, or about 10 million people, were Lingayat Hindus, or of the tradition championed by Basava. This approach brought Shiva’s presence to everyone and at all times, without gender, class or caste discrimination.

Basava Vachana Galary

So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of basavannw rAgas probably out of the legendary 32 — this is but my speculation that were in vogue in the 15thth centuries.

Basava emphasized constant personal spiritual development as the path to profound enlightenment. This normally happens at the drut — or fast phrases.

How unfortunate for us?

Jan Peter Schouten states that Virashaivismthe movement championed by Basavana, tends towards monotheism with Shiva as the godhead, but with gasavanna strong awareness of the unity of the Ultimate Reality.

This has showed up even prior to Purandara dAsa. As chief minister of the kingdom, Basava used the state treasury to initiate social reforms and religious movement focussed on reviving Shaivism, recognizing and empowering ascetics who were called Jangamas. Basava established, in 12th-century, Anubhava Mantapaa hall for gathering and discussion of spiritual ideas by any member of the society from both genders, where ardent devotees of Shiva shared their achievements and spiritual poems in the local language.


Its eternally blissful form is the beginning of the beginning.

The set of bassavanna rAgas was not a static list, and over the centuries, new rAgas gained popularity, and some went outdated. Basava advocated that every human being was equal, irrespective of caste, and that all forms of manual labor was equally important. Several works are attributed to Basava, which are revered in the Lingayat community. The Basava Purana, in Chapter 1, presents a series of impassioned debates between Basava and his father.

He places God in your soul, and he also places God in your hand.

Brahma, who learnt all the Vedas, had to lose his head. But this song is also significant in other ways.

Listen to this vachana here: Basavanna calls his body as the temple where Shiva dwells. Cachana, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying:.

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This path offers nothing less than liberation in this lifetime. If you do not read Kannada, here is the notation for the Varna in English:. Basava is credited with uniting diverse spiritual trends during his era. Basava married a cousin from his mother side. And here is the tranlation: However, Basava championed devotional worship that rejected temple worship and rituals led by Brahmins, and replaced it with personalized direct worship of Shiva through practices such as individually worn icons and symbols like a small linga.

Retrieved from ” https: The lord of the meeting rivers, self-born, one with himself, he alone is the true god. Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying: EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles having different image on Wikidata and Wikipedia All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Commons category link is on Wikidata.


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Guru Basava Selected Vachanas

There is a very strong likelyhood that the later day haridAsas of Karnataka were influenced by the vachanas of Basavanna and others of the 12th century. Ravana, who made wonderful music did not lead bbasavanna full life.

Other hagiographic works include the 15th-century Mala Basava-raja-charitre and the 17th-century Vrishabhendra Vijayaboth in Kannada. Views Read Edit View history. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Scholars state that the poems and legends about Basava were written down long after Basava’s death.

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ih Archived from the original on 27 May Malahari So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of 31 rAgas probably out of the legendary 32 — this is but my speculation that were in vogue in the 15thth centuries.

Krishna is described by Purandara as playing his flue this way.

Now, we have just over a thousand of his compositions available. You kannaad distinctly hear the sound I am indicating by the phrase thur-thur-thur at several places.

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