– 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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And here is the tranlation: These include various Vachana literally, “what is said” [1] such as the Shat-sthala-vachana discourses of the six stages of salvationKala-jnana-vachana forecasts of basavnna futureMantra-gopyaGhatachakra-vachana and Raja-yoga-vachana. Other hagiographic works include the 15th-century Mala Basava-raja-charitre and the 17th-century Vrishabhendra Vijayaboth in Kannada.

First kanmada see what he says in one of the stanzas of tutturu toorendu: Archived from the original on 27 May Temples, ancient books represented the former, while work and discussion represented the latter.

His wife Gangambike[12] vschana the daughter of the prime minister of Bijjalathe Kalachuri king. Towards the end of the kxnnada century, Michael estimates, one sixth of the population of the state of Karnataka, or about 10 million people, were Lingayat Hindus, or on the tradition championed by Basava. Rich build temples for Shiva What can I, a poor man, do? I could not find a link for the audio or video. Basava’s father favors the tradition of rituals, while Basava favors the path of direct, personal devotion bhakti.


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.

There is basavnna little information available on how many of his compositions were sung. This path offers nothing less than liberation in this lifetime. However, modern scholarship relying on historical evidence such as the Kalachuri inscriptions state that Basava was the poet philosopher who revived, refined and energized an already existing tradition.

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The second vachana talks about gachana likes and dislikes of his lord Shiva: Basava advocated the wearing of Ishtalingaa necklace with pendant that bawavanna a small Shiva linga. Neither is he fond of music Nor is he fond of the Vedas Our good lord of kUDala sangamavachwna fond of devotion! Jessica Frazier et al. Those who know the composition of Purandara dAsa: Basavanna calls his body as the temple where Shiva dwells. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying: The six-syllabled mantra[27] the supreme mantra, is its mantra.

The set of 32 rAgas was not a static list, and over the centuries, new rAgas gained popularity, and some went outdated.

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Retrieved from ” https: The first one tells about the desperation and longing Basavanna had for Shiva, the lord of kUDala sangama A place in Karnataka, where river malaprabha joins river krishna. Basava advocated that every human being was equal, irrespective of caste, and that all forms of manual labor was equally important. This has showed up even prior to Purandara dAsa.


The Basava Purana, in Chapter 1, presents a series of impassioned debates between Basava and his father. Basava emphasized constant personal spiritual development as the path to profound enlightenment. Its subtle form is beyond praise. Kalyani has passed the test of time. According to Velcheru Rao and Gene Roghair, [26] Basava calls the path of devotion as “beyond six systems of philosophy. Make my body the fretboard, Make my head resonator Make my nerves into the strings Sing those thirtytwo rAgas Play intensely Oh the lord of kUDala sangama!

Scholars state that the poems and legends about Basava were written down long after Basava’s death. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

basavajna Much critical labor needs to be spent in determining the authenticity of portions of these collections”. And this song, tutturu toorenduis one of them. Listen, O lord of the meeting rivers, things standing shall fall, but the moving ever shall stay. Purandara dasa is said to have composed hundreds of thousands of compositions.