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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Basava, K. Shivaram Karanth, Siddheshwar, Kuvempu, Purandara Dasa, U. R. Ananthamurthy, D. R. Bendre,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Basava, K. Shivaram Karanth, Siddheshwar, Kuvempu, Purandara Dasa, U. R. Ananthamurthy, D. R. Bendre, Allama Prabhu, Amoghavarsha, Asaga, Kayyar Kinhanna Rai, H. S. Shivaprakash, Nagavarma II, Sri Ponna, Adikavi Pampa, G. S. Amur, Harihara, Akka Mahadevi, Sumatheendra R Nadig, Gopalakrishna Adiga, Mamta Sagar, P. T. Narasimhachar, Jayant Kaikini, G. S. Shivarudrappa, Kumara Vyasa, B. M. Idinabba, Ratnakaravarni, Raghavanka, Shivakotiacharya, Chandrashekhara Kambara, Lakshmisa, Manu V. Devadevan, D. V. Gundappa, M. Chidananda Murthy, T. N. Srikantaiah, Kesiraja, Andayya, Janna, Palkuriki Somanatha, Sarvajna, K. S. Narasimhaswamy, Dinakara Desai, K. S. Nissar Ahmed, B. M. Srikantaiah, M. Govinda Pai, Durgasimha, S. R. Ekkundi, Ranna, Channappa Uttangi, Nijaguna Shivayogi, Shishunala Sharif, Bhattakalanka Deva, Rajasekhara, Gourish Kaikini, Chikkupadhyaya, Samethanahalli Rama Rao, Gangadhar V. Chittal, R. S. Mugali, Sundar V. Nadkarni, Akbar Ali, Devar Dasimayya, Tirumalarya, Venugopal Sorab, Chandrasekhar Kambar, Rudrabhatta, Arvind S. Nadkarni, N. S. Lakshminarayan Bhat, List of Kannada language poets, Krishnamoorthy Puranik, Gangadevi, Chamarasa, Govindray H. Nayak, Tirumalamba, Vellala Sathyam. Excerpt: Basava (also known as Guru Basavanna (Kannada: ) or Basaveshwara (Kannada: ), (1134-1196)) was a philosopher and a social reformer. He is also called Vishwa Guru and Bhakti-Bhandari. His teachings and preachings which are universal, go beyond all boundaries of belief systems. He was a great humanitarian and preached a new way of life wherein the divine experience being the center of life regardless of gender, belief, tradition, religion, caste, social status or whatever. The key aspect of his preaching is monotheistic concept of God A true visionary with ideas ahead of his time- he envisioned a society that flourishe..