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Guru Basava Selected Vachanas

We are so close to the magical number 32! KudalasangamaKarnataka, India. The form of that divine linga is the true God. And, if you are keen on reading more iin, but do not know kannaDa, here is your best bet — A collection of vachanas tranlated in English by Prof A K Ramanujam: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The set of 32 rAgas was not a static list, and over the centuries, new rAgas gained popularity, and some went outdated.

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Basava – Wikipedia

However, being the musician he was, some of his compositions talk about various musical aspects, although indirectly. The second vachana talks about the likes and dislikes of his lord Shiva: The community is largely concentrated in Karnatakabut has migrated into other states of India as well as overseas.

This path offers nothing less than liberation in this lifetime. If you do not read Kannada, knnada is the notation for the Varna in English:. Malahari So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of 31 rAgas probably out of the kqnnada 32 — this is but my speculation that were in vogue in the 15thth centuries. Michael states, “All Vachana collections as they exist at present are probably much later than the 15th-century [ years post-Basava].


Its eternally blissful form is the beginning of the beginning. Koodala sangama — A place at the confluence of Krishna and Malaprabha rivers kannadx Karnataka. 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!

There is pretty little information available on how many of his compositions were sung. So, the internal evidence vachaan 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.

This site uses cookies. Temples, ancient books represented the former, while work and discussion represented the latter. However, he does not list out all the 32 raagas in this song. Jan Peter Schouten states that Virashaivismthe movement championed by Basava, tends towards monotheism with Basavanba as the godhead, but with a strong awareness of the unity of the Ultimate Reality.

He places God in your soul, and he also places God in your hand. Ravana, who made wonderful music did not lead a full life. Basava is credited with ib diverse spiritual trends during his era.


vachaha According to Velcheru Rao and Gene Roghair, [26] Basava calls the path of devotion as “beyond six systems of philosophy. Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson.

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Basava literary works include the Vachana Sahitya in Kannada Language. This approach brought Shiva’s presence to everyone and at all times, without gender, class or caste discrimination. And here is the tranlation: However, Sripati’s analysis has been contested by other scholars. Basavanna calls his body as the temple where Shiva dwells. Jessica Frazier et al. The king also married Basava’s sister named Padmavati.

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While Basava rejected rituals, he encouraged icons and symbols such as 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. Those who know the composition of Purandara dAsa: A recurring contrast in his poems and ideas is of Sthavara and Jangamathat is, of “what is static, standing” and “what is moving, seeking” respectively.

Kalyani has passed the test of time. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Listen, O lord bssavanna the meeting rivers, things standing shall fall, but the vavhana ever shall stay.

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