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It was night-time. Sometime during 1914-15. Venkatanaranappa visited my house and said, “I had been to Mysore the day before yesterday to attend the senate meeting. Mirza saheb[1] was there. He is a senate member and an old disciple of mine. He was seated next to me and he asked

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Badami Chalukyas ​Another great luminary whom we must consider alongside Harshavardhana is Immadi Pulakeshi (Pulakeshi II). He belongs to the Badami Chalukyas. Harshavardhana hailed from a Vaiśya clan, Pulakeshi from a Śūdra clan. Basically the Chalukyas came from an agricultural background; they were originally a farming community. In the first sarga (canto) of Bilhaṇa’s Vikramāṅkadevacaritam, we find a story

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Among what I consider my universities, one of the places was a south-facing corner-house ahead of the Sri Narasimhaswamy Temple in Balepet.[1] It may be called the birthplace of the Kannada newspaper. If Mysore were to be the United States, some wealthy person would have purchased the house, created a

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Srinivasa Murthy was a born rasika (connoisseur). Being a rasika presupposes a penchant to search for splendour in every aspect of life and to enjoy the splendour present in them. This natural quality in Murthy blossomed in the field of literature on the one hand and on the other, it

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ಅಸಮದಲಿ ಸಮತೆಯನು ವಿಷಮದಲಿ ಮೈತ್ರಿಯನು । ಅಸಮಂಜಸದಿ ಸಮನ್ವಯ ಸೂತ್ರ ನಯವ ॥ ವೆಸನಮಯ ಸಂಸಾರದಲಿ ವಿನೋದವ ಕಾಣ್ಬ । ರಸಿಕತೆಯೆ ಯೋಗವಲೊ - ಮಂಕುತಿಮ್ಮ ॥ To find equality in disparity, harmony in oddities, A gentle strand of reconciling strife, To find joy in the melancholy of worldly existence – This attitude of refined taste verily is Yoga – Mankutimma Given the vast expanse

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“Dharmaprakasha” Sajjan Rao's [i] home named, “Lakshmi Nivasa” is located opposite the North East side of the Venkataramana Swamy Temple at the Bangalore Fort. The verandah of that house sported the photographs of some Sadhus and Sants. Among these photographs was that of an Avadhoota[ii] named Mahadeva Sastri. Although I have seen

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ಸಾವಿರ ವರ್ಷಗಳಿಗೂ ಮೀರಿದ ಕನ್ನಡಸಾಹಿತ್ಯಚರಿತ್ರೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇಪ್ಪತ್ತನೆಯ ಶತಮಾನದ ನವೋದಯಸಾಹಿತ್ಯವನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡಸಾಹಿತ್ಯಪುನರುಜ್ಜೀವನದ ಸುವರ್ಣಯುಗವೆಂದು ಹೇಳಬಹುದು. ಈ ಕಾಲದ ಅನೇಕಕವಿಗಳು ಹಾಗೂ ಲೇಖಕರು ಬಹುಭಾಷಾಕೋವಿದರಾಗಿದ್ದುದಲ್ಲದೆ ವಿವಿಧಪ್ರಾದೇಶಿಕಭಾಷಾಸಾಹಿತ್ಯಗಳ  ಸಮೃದ್ಧಸಾಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಕಝರಿಗಳಿಂದ  ನೇರವಾಗಿ ಸ್ಫೂರ್ತಿಗೊಂಡು ಬಗೆದುಂಬಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಮೂಲಕ ಆ ಹೊತ್ತಿಗೆ ನಿಂತ ನೀರಾಗಿದ್ದ ನಮ್ಮ  ತಾಯ್ನುಡಿಯ ಹೊಳೆಯ ಹರಿವನ್ನು ಹೊನಲಾಗಿ ಹಿಗ್ಗಿಸಿದರು. ಕನ್ನಡದ ಮೇಲೆ ಬಂಗಾಳಿ ಭಾಷೆ ಹಾಗು ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯದ ಪ್ರಭಾವವು ಹತ್ತೊಂಬತ್ತನೆಯ ಶತಮಾನದ ಪ್ರಮುಖವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಗಳಿಂದ ಮೊದಲಾಯಿತು. ವಿಶೇಷವಾಗಿ ಅಧ್ಯಾತ್ಮಿಕಗುರುಗಳು, ಸಮಾಜಸುಧಾರಕರು ಹಾಗೂ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರವಾದಿಗಳಾದ ರಾಮಕೃಷ್ಣ ಪರಮಹಂಸ (೧೮೩೬–೧೮೮೬),

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