Kannada literature
Kannada literature is the corpus of written forms of the Kannada language, a member of the Dravidian family spoken mainly in the Indian state of Karnataka and written in the Kannada script.Attestation...
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Extinct Kannada literature
Extinct Kannada literature is a body of literature of the Kannada language dating from the period preceding the first extant work, Kavirajamarga (ca. 850 CE). Although no works of this period are av...
Rashtrakuta literature
Rashtrakuta literature (Sanskrit:राष्ट्रकूट, Kannada: ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಕೂಟ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is the body of work created during the rule of the Rastrakutas of Manyakheta, a dynasty that ruled the southern and central p...
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Western Ganga literature
Western Ganga literature (Kannada: ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಗಂಗ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) refers to a body of writings created during the rule of the Western Ganga Dynasty, a dynasty that ruled the region historically known as Gang...
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Western Chalukya literature in Kannada
A large body of Western Chalukya literature in Kannada language was produced during the reign of the Western Chalukya Empire (973–1200 CE) in what is now southern India. This dynasty, which rul...
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Hoysala literature
Hoysala literature is the large body of literature in the Kannada and Sanskrit languages produced by the Hoysala Empire (1025–1343) in what is now southern India. The empire was established by N...
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Vijayanagara literature in Kannada
Vijayanagara literature in Kannada is the body of literature composed in the Kannada language of South India during the ascendancy of the Vijayanagara Empire which lasted from the 14th through the 16t...
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Haridasa
The Haridasa (Kannada: ಹರಿದಾಸ) devotional movement is considered as one of the turning points in the cultural history of India. Over a span of nearly six centuries, several saints and mystics helped s...
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Haridasas and Carnatic music
The Haridasas, the Vaishnava saints of Karnataka, are classified into the Vyasakuta and Dasakuta. The Vyasakuta were the pontifical saints known for their scholarship and exposition of the Madhva's ph...
Dasa sahitya
Dasa Sahitya (Kannada: ದಾಸ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is the literature of bhakti movement composed by devotees in honor of Lord Vishnu or one of his Avatars. Dasa is literally servant in Kannada and sahitya is lit...
Lingayatism
Lingayatism is a distinct Shaivite denomination practiced in India. It makes several departures from mainstream Hinduism and propounds monotheism through worship centered on Lord Shiva in the form of ...
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Basavanna
Basava (Kannada: ಬಸವ) (also known as Bhakti Bhandari Basavanna (Kannada: ಭಕ್ತಿ ಭಂಡಾರಿ ಬಸವಣ್ಣ ) or Basaveshwara (Kannada: ಬಸವೇಶ್ವರ), (1134–1196)) was an Indian philosopher, statesman, Kann...
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Mysore literature
Mysore literature in Kannada is a body of literature composed in the Kannada language in the historical Kingdom of Mysore in Southern India and written in the Kannada script. The writings date from t...
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Musicians of the Kingdom of Mysore
The Kingdom of Mysore (1399–1950) was founded by Yaduraya in 1399 as a feudatory of the Vijayanagara Empire and became an independent kingdom in the early 17th century, after the decline of the Vijaya...
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Modern Kannada literature
Modern Kannada literature refers to the body of literature written in the Kannada language, a language spoken mainly in the Indian state of Karnataka. The Kannada script is the writing system used in ...
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Kannada poetry
Kannada poetry is poetry written in the Kannada language spoken in Karnataka. Karnataka is the land that gave birth to eight Jnanapeeth award winners, the highest honour bestowed for Indian literature...
Vachana Sahitya
Vachana sahitya (Kannada: ವಚನ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ) is a form of rhythmic writing in Kannada (see also Kannada poetry) that evolved in the 11th Century C.E. and flourished in the 12th century, as a part of the...
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Na D'Souza
Na D'Souza (or Norbert D'Souza) is a novelist, writer in Kannada language living in Sagara, Karnataka, India. He is the President of 80th All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, Madikeri 2014.
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Kannada Sahitya Parishat
Kannada Saahithya Parishath (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಪರಿಷತ್ತು) is an Indian non-profit organisation that promotes the Kannada language. Its headquarters is in the city of Bengaluru in the state of ...
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Kannada Sahitya Sammelana
Kannada Sahitya Sammelana (Kannada: ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಮ್ಮೇಳನ) (Kannada Literature Conference) is the premier gathering of writers, poets and kannadigas. It is held with the aim of preserving and deve...
Shunyasampadane
Shunyasampadane is an anthology of poems in the Kannada language that includes the vachanas and dialogues of several Veerashaiva saints. It is an important part of the holy scriptures of Veerashaivis...
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T. R. Subba Rao
T. R. Subba Rao (1920–1984) (Taluku Ramaswami Subba Rao (Kannada: ತಳುಕು ರಾಮಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಸುಬ್ಬ ರಾವ್), popularly known as TaRaSu) was a novelist and a scholar in Kannada language. He is considered as a ha...
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K S Bhagawan
Prof K S Bhagawan is an Indian critic and a rationalist who writes in the Kannada language.
He said in a program at Mysore that Bhagavadgita should be burnt. He also volunteered to burn Gita but w...
Vadirajatirtha
Sri Vadirajateertha (Kannada: ಶ್ರೀ ವಾದಿರಾಜ ತೀರ್ಥರು), traditionally 1480 - 1600, a Haridasa, was a Shivalli Tulu Brahmin and native of the village of Hoovinakere, near Kumbhashi in Kundapura taluk, Udu...
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Kavirajamarga
Kavirajamarga (Kannada: ಕವಿರಾಜಮಾರ್ಗ) (850 C.E.) is the earliest available work on rhetoric, poetics and grammar in the Kannada language. It was written by the famous Rashtrakuta King "Nrupatunga" ...