D A Shankar
What is remarkable about this collection is that it presents in a single volume the finest and the most representative vachanas of the three major Veerashaiva saints of the twelfthcentury. Basavanna, a gifted administrator and saint, was, at the core of his being, a poet with a vision fresh and prophetic. The many dimensional personality of Allama Prabhu bequeathed to Kannada. A body of brilliantly original metaphysical lyrics and Akka Mahadevi, the earliest example of a gender-liberated writer, produced a poetry that was passionately lyrical, also tough and mature.
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