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. Selected Basavanna Vachanas, 12th Century Basava Vachanas.

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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.

Basava’s father favors the tradition of rituals, while Basava favors the path of direct, personal devotion bhakti. The second vachana talks about the likes and dislikes of his lord Shiva: Basava is credited with uniting diverse spiritual trends during his era.

Basavanna spread social awareness through his poetry, popularly known as Vachanaas. Purandara dasa is said to have composed hundreds of thousands of compositions.

But this song is also significant in other ways.

According to Velcheru Rao and Gene Roghair, [26] Basava calls the path of devotion as “beyond six systems of philosophy. Jan Peter Schouten states that Virashaivismthe movement championed by Basava, tends towards monotheism with Shiva as the godhead, but with a strong awareness of the unity of the Ultimate Reality. There is pretty little information available on how many of his vachaja were sung.


How unfortunate for us? However, Sripati’s analysis has been contested by other scholars.

The guru [teacher] of the creed is an embodiment of kindness and compassion. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat The six-syllabled mantra[27] the supreme mantra, is its mantra. Kalyani has passed the test of time. Oh boy, How wrong our inferences could be!

Basava Vachana Galary

The partridge bird worries about moonlight The lotus flower worries about the sunrise The bee only worries about drinking fragrant nector My only worry is to be reminiscing about you Oh my lord of kUDala sangama! Other hagiographic works include the 15th-century Mala Basava-raja-charitre and the 17th-century Vrishabhendra Vijayaboth in Kannada. For a long time, Indian music was supposed to have 32 major rAgas.

The traditional legends and hagiographic texts state Basava to be the founder of the Lingayats. Basava literary works include the Vachana Sahitya in Kannada Language. Retrieved 7 September The community is largely concentrated in Karnatakabut has migrated into other states of India as well as overseas.

Basava – Wikipedia

The king also married Basava’s sister named Padmavati. Basava grew up in Kudalasangama northeast Karnatakanear the banks of rivers Krishna and its tributary Malaprabha. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications basaganna new posts by email. Basava grew up in a Brahmin family with a tradition of Shaivism. Lingayatism Virashaivism [2] [3]. Krishna is described by Purandara as playing his flue this way.


Listen to this vachana here: If you do not read Kannada, here is the notation for the Varna in English:.

Guru Basava Selected Vachanas

Michael states, “All Vachana collections as they exist at present are probably much later than the 15th-century [ years post-Basava]. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this bssavanna one of his vachanas saying: Basavanna calls his body as the temple where Shiva dwells.

Sruti has commended it as the all-seeing. Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying:.

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. Now do you see why I said this technique could not be all that new?

Several works are attributed to Basava, which are revered in the Lingayat community. You can distinctly hear the sound I am indicating by the phrase thur-thur-thur at several places.

Brahma, who learnt all the Vedas, had to lose his head. Retrieved from ” https: