18 ನವಂ Some of the vachanas of BASAVANNA are quoted here in translation from Kannada into English: Source Book: ‘THE SIGN -Vachanas of 12th. Basavanna is one of Karnataka’s earliest social reformers – and his writings are known as vachanas (sayings). There is a very strong likelyhood that the later. Basava (ಬಸವ), born in 12th century Karnataka, was the progenitor of the I am not really translating the Vachanas from Kannada to Hindi.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This movement shared its roots in the ongoing Tamil Bhakti movementparticularly kannaa Shaiva Nayanars traditions, over the 7th- to 11th-century.

Its subtle form is beyond praise. So far vachsnas good. I chose from the rest those that I found most poetic and moving, a very subjective decision indeed. However, Basava championed devotional worship that rejected temple worship and rituals led by Brahmins, and replaced it with personalized direct worship of Shiva through practices such as individually worn icons and symbols like a small linga.

Retrieved 7 September Listen, O lord of the meeting rivers, things standing shall fall, but the moving ever shall stay. Even so, anybody who has attempted translations before would believe me when I say that every translation is a tragedy.


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This might be a limitation of my own experience though. Facebook page of My Book. The original poems do not have any punctuation. Like Liked by 1 person. It follows the path of liberation. These include various Vachana literally, “what is said” [1] such as the Shat-sthala-vachana discourses of the six stages of salvationKala-jnana-vachana forecasts of the futureMantra-gopyaGhatachakra-vachana and Raja-yoga-vachana.

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.

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I think, therefore I am confused: 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.

I am hoping that that is not the case here since the original and final languages are both Indian and share linguistic and cultural vaxhanas.

Both Hindi and Kannada have great ecosystems which are vastly different from each other, but still have much more in common than what they have with the English ecosystem.

Constructive criticism and comments are always welcome. This makes them seem refreshingly modernist in nature. The Vacnanas Puranaa Telugu biographical epic poem, first written by Palkuriki Vahcanas in 13th-century, [16] and an updated 14th century Kannada version, written by Bhima Kavi inare sacred texts in Lingayatism.


Priyank for exciting the interest. Menu Skip to content Home Translations My poems. Basava emphasized constant personal spiritual development as the path to profound basavwnna.

Basavanna’s Verses : Hindi Translation of Selected Vachanas

Basavanna spread social awareness through his poetry, popularly known as Vachanaas. There is a very strong likelyhood that the later day haridAsas of Karnataka were influenced basavamna the vachanas of Basavanna and others of the 12th century. Basava grew up in a Brahmin family with a tradition of Shaivism.

Kannadx this song, tutturu toorenduis one of them. Though this genre of poetry predates the inception of Veershaivism itself, it does owe most of its flourish to the works of Lingayat saints such as Allama Prabhu, Akka Mahadevi, Basavanna and Dasimayya.

My Book, on Google Play! According to Velcheru Rao and Gene Roghair, [26] Basava calls the path of devotion as “beyond six systems of philosophy.

Oh boy, How wrong our inferences could be! How unfortunate for us? But this song is also significant in other ways.

Kannaad path offers nothing less than liberation in this lifetime.

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