Speaking of Siva by A. K. Ramanujan

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Subjects:

  • Kannada poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Kannada

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SeriesPenguin classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL"4663"E3"R32
The Physical Object
Pagination199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21134046M
ISBN 100140442707
LC Control Number73-165848

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The Shiva Sutra is the most important scripture in the Trika system of Kashmir Shaivism. As a book on yoga, it explains the nature and cause of bondage and the means to liberation from bondage. Bhaskara is in the direct lineage of Vasugupta.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: This translation originally published: ISBN Description: pages ; 19 cm. Akka Mahadevi (ಅಕ್ಕ ಮಹಾದೇವಿ) (c–) was one of the early female poets of the Kannada literature and a prominent person in the kuruba sect of Hinduism in the 12th century.

Her extant Vachana poems (a form of spontaneous mystical poems), and the two short writings called Mantrogopya and the Yogangatrividhi are considered her most notable contribution to Kannada.

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Allama Prabhu was a contemporary of Basavanna and Mahadevi in the Shiva bhakti movement of the Kannada-speaking regions in southern India ), sometimes referred to reverently as Basavanna or Basaveshwara, was a twelfth century devotee of Shiva and early organizer of the Virasaiva books are theatres.

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