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Akkamahadevi’s Vachanas has a lyrical quality and direct personal appeal with rare poetic elements. But now it came to indicate a special type of composition which was neither prose nor verse but pithy vwchanas.

Vachana normally means spoken word or phrase. Kayakave Kailasa –work is worship — became the mantra. They dwell on the vanity of riches, the valuelessness of mere rites or book learning, the uncertainty of life and the spiritual privileges of Shiva Vacnanas worshiper of lord Shiva. Retrieved from ” https: I love the Handsome One: The rich will make temples for Shiva. Nandi Tantrism Jyotirlinga Shiva Temples. Karnataka ethnic groups List of people from Karnataka.

Bendre Gopalakrishna Adiga K. Part of a series on. The existing readings of the vachanas are mostly set by the European understanding of the Indian traditions. King- sage Basavanna a. In style, they are epigrammatical, parallelistic and allusive.

Vachana sahitya is a form bachanas rhythmic writing in Kannada see also Kannada poetry that evolved in the 11th century CE and flourished in the 12th century, as a part of the Sharana movement. Govinda Pai Kuvempu D. The Vachanas do have rhythm, though vachanaz. History of the Kannada Literature -IV. He has no death decay nor form no place or side no end nor birthmarks.


Guru Basava Selected Vachanas

Karnataka University Dharwad has published collections of individual vachana poets. Vachanas contain the thought and experience of Vachanakaras who strived for God realization through their own vocations.

Keep me at your men’s feet looking for nothing else, O lord of the meeting rivers. Vachanas are aphoristic in form and rhythmic in style and words.

The government of Karnataka has published Samagra Vachana Samputa in 15 volumes. The revolutionary spirit and social awareness ushered in by Basavanna gave strong impetus to the composition of Vachanas attracting large numbers of devotees who belonged to different strata of society. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from April Commons category link is on Wikidata. Devara Dasimayya who lived in the mid 10th century is considered the first proponent of lingayatism.

The word vachanas literally means ” that which is said”. Listen, O lord of the meeting rivers, Things standing shall fall, But the moving ever shall stay.

The language was the spoken word of the commoners. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Basava Vachana Galary

These are readily intelligible prose texts. Part of a series on Shaivism Deities. I vachanzs Him O mother. Wikisource has original text related to this article: About 20, vachanas have been published. This fact has been attributed to the popularity of the movement. Vachanas are brief paragraphs, and they end with one or the other local names under which Shiva is invoked or offered Pooja.


This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Their Vachanas born out of their respective vocations are full of imagery and liveliness.

Indian poetics Kannada literature Lingayatism. All of them turned great devotees and Vachanakaras.

Vachana sahitya

He advocated equal opportunity for women with men in all fields: What shall I, a poor man, do? The similes she chose have great mass appeal because they are true to life. Basaveshwara stood for equality for all and dreamt of a casteless society. They gave expression to their own milieu, depicting imagery and symbolism revealing different professions to which he or she belonged.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vachana Sahitya. Views Read Edit View history. I love the Beautiful Kannnada with no bond nor fear no clan no land no landmarks.

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