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 ‘Basava Jayanti’ 2019 observed on May 7

Basava Jayanthi was observed on birthday of Basavanna, a Hindu Kannada poet of 12th century. It was traditionally observed by the Lingayats (also called Virashaiva, are devotees of Shiva in southern India). Basava Jayanti 2019 It was celebrated across states like Karnataka (a government holiday), Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. On occasion of Jayanthi people offers ..

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Maate Mahadevi, Head of Basava Dharma Peetha at Kudalasangama passes away

Maate Mahadevi (74), Head of Basava Dharma Peetha at Kudalasangama and a prominent Lingayat leader, has passed away in Bangalore, Karnataka on March 21, 2019. Installed as ‘Jagadguru’ in the 1970s, Maate Mahadevi launched several educational and religious institutions and published several books. She holds the 12th century woman poet Akka Mahadevi, who also wrote ..

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