Ayya, look, I am my own foe, I am my own friend. If I contradict your pious devotees I get killed, if I utter in fearful respect of your ancestral peers I get saved. Collections of Akka Mahadevi Vachanagalu in Kannada Not internet required, one time download and use. About Akka Mahadevi: ಚೆನ್ನಮಲ್ಲಿಕಾರ್ಜುನಯ್ಯ ಆತ್ಮಸಂಗಾತಕ್ಕೆ ನೀನೆನಗುಂಟು . akka mahAdeviyavara vachana. hasivAdare UroLage bhikShAnnaMgaLuMTu.

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On her desire for a renewal of union with Shiva: It akiamahadevi commonly known that she took part in many gatherings of learned such as the Anubhavamantapa in Kalyana now Basava Kalyana to debate about philosophy and attainment of enlightenment or Moksha, termed by her as “arivu”.

Ramanujanwho interprets it as ‘Lord white as jamine’. Selected Vachana ‘s of Akkamahadevi Mystic poem,Sayings.

A parrot come into a cage remembering his mate, I remember. She is known to have considered the god Shiva ‘Chenna Mallikarjuna’ as her husband, traditionally understood as the ‘madhura bhava’ or ‘madhurya’ form of devotion. Ramanujan who first popularised the vachanas by translating them into a collection called Speaking of Siva. On the effects of union with GOD: I know you through yourself. In another verse, she expresses the tension of being a wife and a devotee as.

Akka Mahadevi’s works are like the works of many other female Bhakti poets, also touches on themes of alienation: Based on the use of her ankitaabout lyric poems or vachanas are attributed to Akka Mahadevi. She found the company of such sharanas in BasavakalyanaBidar district. Also it is the holy place for devotees of Shiva since before the 12th century.


Akkamahadevi Vachana

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This section needs additional citations for verification. Take these husbands who die, decay, and feed them to your kitchen fires! Like an elephant lost from his herd suddenly captured, remembering his mountains, his Vindyas, I remember.

Husband inside, lover outside. From Wikipedia, the free im. She is in hindsight seen as an inspirational woman for Kannada literature and the history of Karnataka.

Akka’s poetry explores the themes of rejecting mortal love in favour of the everlasting love of God. Yet the term Akka “elder Sister”which is an honorific given to her by great Veerashaiva saints such as Basavanna, Siddharama and Allamaprabhu is an indication of her contribution to the spiritual discussions held at the “Anubhava Mantapa”.

It is said that Mahadevi was married by arrangement to Kausika but later did not as the king disrespected some conditions set by her. Views Read Edit View history. Akka Mahadevi describes her love for Lord Shiva as adulterous, viewing her husband and his parents as impediments to her union with her Lord.

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Hindi Bhajan – Bhakti Geet. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. O lord Chennamallikarjuna show me your ways.

Hanuman Chalisa HD Sound. Achutam Keshavam with Lyrics. Postcolonial scholar Tejaswini Niranjana criticised his translations as rendering the vachanas into modern universalist poetry ready-to-consume by the West in Siting Translation Allama shows her the further way of attaining the transcendent bliss of ultimate union with Lord Chenna Mallikarjuna.


People, male and female, blush when a cloth covering their shame comes loose When the lord of lives lives drowned without a face in the world, how can you be modest? Legend has it that due to her true love and devotion with God her whole body was protected by hair. How could I hold together in my hand Two different fruits, O Chennamallikarjuna? All the Vedas, scriptures and Sacred lore, canons and codes Are but grist and husk ground in the mill.

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Why kannnada this, why winnow? Her vachanas also talk about the methods that the path of enlightenment demand of the seeker, such as killing the ‘I’, conquering desires and the senses and so on.

O Channamallikarjuna, Offering vachqnas worship, I will play On the swing of happiness. After my consciousness was lost in Thee, Whom could I know? Account Options Sign in. There were immediate tensions, however, as Kausika was a Jain, a group akkqmahadevi tended to be wealthy and was, as a result, much resented by the rest of the population.

One of her lyrics, for instance, appears to record her experiences of leaving her place of her birth and family in order to pursue Para Shiva.