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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We are so close to the magical number 32! The lord of the meeting rivers, self-born, one with basaavanna, he alone is the true god. Basavanna calls his body as the temple where Shiva dwells.
Many contemporary Vachanakaras people who have scripted Vachanas have described him as Swayankrita Sahajawhich means “self-made”. The second vachana talks about the likes and dislikes of his lord Shiva: Speaking of Siva -neelanjana. Facebook page of My Book.
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Basava is credited with uniting diverse spiritual trends during his era. So, the internal evidence from 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. 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.
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This approach brought Shiva’s presence to everyone and at all times, without gender, class or caste discrimination.
However, he does not list out all the 32 raagas in this song. Retrieved 18 June vachanx My legs are pillars, the body the shrine, the head a cupola of gold. This normally happens at the drut — or fast phrases. Brahma, who learnt all the Vedas, had to lose his head. The community is largely concentrated in Karnatakabut has migrated into other states of India as well as overseas. But this song is also significant in other ways. Sruti has commended it as the all-seeing.
The rich will make temples for Shiva, What shall I, a poor man do?
Malahari So, the internal evidence from these compositions is giving a list of 31 rAgas bwsavanna out of the legendary 32 — this is but my speculation that were in vogue in the 15thth centuries. So far so good. If you do not read Kannada, here is the notation for the Varna in English:.
Basavanna, a social reformer from Karnataka AD has this in one of his vachanas saying:. Nobody has seen Krishna playing his flute. The form of that divine linga is the true God. Oh boy, How wrong our inferences could be! Michael states, “All Vachana collections as they exist at present are probably much later than the 15th-century [ years post-Basava]. Now do you see why I said this technique could not be all that new?
You can distinctly hear the sound I am indicating by the phrase thur-thur-thur at several places. The guru [teacher] of the creed is an embodiment of kindness and compassion. Neither is he fond of vachxna Nor is he fond of the Vedas Our good lord of kUDala sangamais fond of devotion!
Guru Basava Selected Vachanas
He is also known as Bhaktibhandari literally, the treasurer of devotion Basavanna elder brother Basava or Basaveswara Lord Basava. Retrieved from ” https: Those who know the composition of Purandara dAsa: Ravana, who made wonderful music did not lead a full life.
These include various Vachana literally, “what is said”  such as the Shat-sthala-vachana discourses of the six stages of salvationKala-jnana-vachana forecasts basavaanna the futureMantra-gopyaGhatachakra-vachana and Raja-yoga-vachana. The dress — locks of hair, ashes and rudrashaka beads — place a man beyond the cycle of birth and death.
There is a very strong baxavanna that the later day haridAsas of Karnataka were influenced by the vachanas of Basavanna and others of the 12th century. Its eternally blissful form is the beginning of the beginning. However, modern scholarship relying on historical evidence such as the Kalachuri inscriptions state that Basava was the poet philosopher who revived, refined and energized an already existing tradition.
Basavannq unfortunate for us? The king also married Basava’s sister named Padmavati.