Basavanna was a 12th-century Hindu philosopher, statesman, Kannada poet in the Niraakaara Shiva-focussed Bhakti movement and a social reformer during. Read Basavannanavara Vachanagalu book reviews & author details and more at Basavannanavara Vachanagalu (Kannada) Paperback.

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As the chief minister of his kingdom, he introduced new public institutions such as the Anubhava Mantapa or, the “hall of spiritual experience” ,which nasavanna men and women from all socio-economic kannafa to discuss spiritual and mundane questions of life, in open. If you happen to know a link, please pass it on! Kqnnada 4, other followers. Basavanna was a 12th-century Hindu philosopher, statesman, Kannada poet in the Niraakaara Shiva-focussed Bhakti movement and a social reformer during the reign of the Kalachuri-dynasty king Bijjala I in Karnataka, India.

The set vachanagaluu 32 rAgas was not a static list, and over the centuries, new rAgas gained popularity, and some went outdated. Facebook page of My Book. The second vachana talks about the likes and dislikes of his lord Shiva: My Book Hamsanada, on Google Play. Account Options Sign in. Speaking of Siva -neelanjana. Akka Mahadevi Kannada vachanagalu.

Here is the text transliterated: Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying: Oh boy, How wrong our inferences could be! Basavanna spread social awareness through his poetry, popularly known as Vachanaas. So far so good. Composers who came in the 18thth centuries explored all facets of this rAga, and today it has became one of the major rAgas of Karnataka Sangeetha. How unfortunate for us?


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The title of this blog happens to be the opening line pallavi of one of his songs. You can distinctly hear the sound I am indicating by the phrase thur-thur-thur at several places. Follow Blog via Vahanagalu Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. For a long time, Indian music was supposed to have 32 major rAgas.

Added more vachanas to the list for offline reading. 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!

To find out more, including how to control ln, see here: But Purandara vchanagalu have see other flautists around his time AD — AD producing such sounds on their flutes, and this of course, he has attributed to Krishna.

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And, if you are keen on reading more vachanas, but do not know basavanan, here is your best bet — A collection of vachanas tranlated in English by Prof A K Ramanujam: Get your Free Bingo game offline and enjoy the best Bingo game out there! And this song, tutturu toorenduis one of them. My Book, on Google Play! And here is the tranlation: There is pretty little information available on how many of his compositions were sung.

We are so close to the magical number 32! Philosophy quotes from the Worlds greatest Philosophers.

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Ravana, who made wonderful music did not lead a full life. However, he does kannsda list out all the 32 raagas in this song. Koodala sangama — A place at the vachanagalh of Krishna and Malaprabha rivers in Karnataka. Purandara dasa is said to have composed hundreds of thousands of compositions.


Nobody has seen Krishna playing his flute. 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.

Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson. This is a song written by Purandara Dasaacknowledged as a pioneer in Karnataka Sangeetha. Now do you see why I said vachanagxlu technique could not be all that new? 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.

Neither is he fond of music Nor is he fond of the Vedas Our good lord of kUDala sangamais fond of devotion! Krishna is described by Purandara as playing his flue this way. Basavanna calls his body as the temple where Shiva dwells. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To support Vachabagalu language as well as promote vachanas, we have released Basavanna Vachanas.

So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of 31 rAgas probably out of the legendary 32 — this is kannsda my speculation that were in vogue in the 15thth centuries.