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Their Vachanas born out of their respective vocations are full of imagery and liveliness.
The Vachanas do have rhythm, though kannadw. Akkamahadevi’s Vachanas has a lyrical quality and direct personal appeal with rare poetic elements. These are readily intelligible prose texts. I love Him O mother.
Vachanas are brief paragraphs, and they end with one or the other local names under which Shiva is invoked or offered Pooja. In style, they are epigrammatical, parallelistic and allusive. About 20, vachanas have been published. Part of a series on Shaivism Deities. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Vachana normally means spoken word or phrase.
Govinda Pai Kuvempu Vachanae. Karnataka University Dharwad has published collections of individual vachana poets. What shall I, a poor man, do? Karnataka ethnic groups List of people from Karnataka.
The language was the spoken word of the commoners. The rich kannasa make temples for Shiva. Vachanas are aphoristic in form and rhythmic in style and words. Cripple me, father, that I may not go here and there, Blind me, father, that I may not look at this and that, Deafen me, father, that I may not hear anything else.
I love the Beautiful One with no bond nor fear no clan no land no landmarks So my lord, white as jasmine, is my husband.
As per record, this form exchange of experience of the realization of the God in group discussion has happened only in Karnataka by the sharanas mainly under the guidance of Basavanna the founder of Lingayth religion, Channa Basavanna Allama Prabhu and Siddarameshwar. He has no death decay nor form no place or side no end nor birthmarks. The similes she chose have great mass appeal because they are true to life. Kayakave Kailasa –work is worship — became the mantra.
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