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Vachanas of Basavanna. Bhakti Bhandari Basavanna (Kannada: ಭಕ್ತಿ ಭಂಡಾರಿ ಬಸವಣ್ಣ) .. Descendant of kings, most famous black man in history, Life and Legacy of Nelson. Chennabasavanna was Akkangarnma’s son, a nephew of Basavanna, Sivaswamy (Shivadeva) was his father. He was born at Koodalasangama (some .

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Veerashyva was brought to existence by shivapanchacharyas during good old vedic days itself. 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. He never got up again, he died.

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Basava – Wikipedia

Sharana names G, J. Basava emphasized constant personal spiritual development as the path to profound enlightenment. But that was not Basavanna’s part.

KudalasangamaKarnataka, India. Much importance should not be attached to such writings and should just ignore them. All acknowledged him as a born wise person. Anonymous 22 November at In Itareya Brahmana it is written that the sacrificial animal should be rejected by its father, mother, brother, sister and friends 2. Ohm Shri mruthyam jaya namaha: While Basava rejected rituals, he encouraged icons and symbols such kkannada the wearing of Istalinga necklace with personal linga, symbol of Shivaof Rudraksha seeds or beads on parts of one body, and apply Vibhuti sacred ash on forehead as a constant reminder of one’s devotion and principles of faith.


Different religions call God by different names. The blood of Jesus Christ, His Son cleanses us from all sin.

Essays About Shaivism

He welcomed the Guru with devotion. If Basava disrespected janivara by tearing it apart, it does not convey a good message at all.

They made an allegation to king Bijjala that Basavanna is plundering treasury for anna-dasoha in his Mahamane. This article is adapted with necessary changes from an article on Basavanna from Wikipedia.

The Father of Lingayatism – Basavanna

There, he established the Anubhava Mantapa, a spiritual parliament to openly discuss Lingayatism, which attracted many saints from throughout India. I’ve visited His places in Basvakalyan. These peopke after conversion removed Hanivara and wore linga dara. The festival of Shivarathri is celebrated by keeping a vigil throughout that night to thank god who had saved a hunter, who lost his way in the jungle.

Several works are attributed to Basava, which are revered in the Lingayat basavannw. He was feeling jealous of his growing popularity. Basava literary works include the Vachana Sahitya in Kannada Language. Nagamma was the daughter of Madaras and Madalambe. Gnngambike was trained in warfare during her childhood. However, if you read basava purana, it is clearly evident that their guru is a veerashaiva.

One should be cautious about them. Basavanna started his career as an accountant at Mangalaveda in the court of Kalachuri king Bijjala, a feudatory of the Kalyani Chalukya. None of the scholars in the court could read the script in the plate. Basavanna was just following those rules. These include various Vachana literally, “what is said” [1] historj as the Shat-sthala-vachana discourses of the six stages of salvationKala-jnana-vachana forecasts of the futureMantra-gopyaGhatachakra-vachana and Raja-yoga-vachana.


Or Brahma, versed in Vedas lost his head. Guru felt it would be easy for Basavanna to achieve his ambition with political support. This was fulfilled in Jesus Christ when he was nailed to the cross.

Superstitions should be eliminated. Eshaputhram cha maam vidhi Kumaaree garbha sambahavam Aham Eesa Maseeha nama: Sharana names D, E. This Hindu year coincides A. Basava’s path later gave birth to a new tradition sampradayawhich became popular in the south as the Lingavanta Dharma or Lingayata movement.

Life and Works of Basava or Basavanna

Thanks to author for such Good story of Basava. 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.

Basava’s father favors the tradition of rituals, while Basava favors the path of direct, personal devotion bhakti. His popularity reached zenith. In some cases it ended up with actual battles.