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Saint Basaveshwara

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Sage Basaveshwara who founded the Lingayat cult in 12th century
Sage Basaveshwara who founded the Lingayat cult in 12th century

Timeline of Basava's Life

Date of Birth 1104. A.D.
Stay in Bagewadi for 16 years 1104-1120
Residence in Sangama for 12 years 1120-1132
Service in Mangalavedhe for 16 years 1132-1148
Stay in Kalyana for 36 years 1148-1184
Second stay in Sangama for 2 years 1184-1186
Death in Sangama 1186 A.D.


The Veerashaivas

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A Lingayat SwamijiWorship of LingaPicture of AkkanagammaAllama Prabhu of Virakta Sampradaya (an ascetic tradition)
Cover of Basava Purana Palm-leaf ManuscriptHardekar Manjappa (1886-1947)Basaveshwara, the Revolutionary SaintA Lingayat Temple
Veerashaiva (Lingayat) temples of UluviIllustrated Veerashiva Text

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