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M Venkatakrishnaiah, M S Puttanna, C Subbarao, and other language enthusiasts in Mysore decided to publish a monthly magazine called Hitabodhini. They decided it would have topics and discussions useful to the general readers that would encompass literature, science, history, and social welfare. After having finalized the size and the

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We know that in December 1919, the Mysore People’s Convention, a citizens’ initiative, met in Bangalore. Among the members who came to attend the meeting, around seven or eight of them stayed in the house of sub-judge Lakshminarayanappa, who lived on Hardinge Road, Shankarapuram. This crowd included M Venkatakrishnayya from

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In 1922, the Kannaḍa Sāhitya Sammeḻana[1] was held at Davanagere. That year, Mysore’s Vṛddha Pitāmaha[2] Sri. M. Venkatakrishnayya presided over the conference. The service he rendered to the Mysore region at large and to Kannada language and literature is widely known. Sixty to seventy years of his ceaseless, multidimensional service to society, is

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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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अत्तुमम्ब तव पाकमद्भुतं वाञ्छितं स्म करपञ्चकं मम । अश्म-केश-तृणशोधनाय य- त्ताडनार्थमुदरास्ययोरपि ॥ Dvyaṅguḻi Śrīnivāsacārya was a Sanskrit scholar who lived in the province of Mysore in the early decades of the 20th century. He was known for his strange mannerisms. He had lost all the fingers on his hands except two and had earned

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महाकविवृष श्रीमन् गमनं कुत्र तेऽधुना ? कविलोककुटुम्बस्य कामधेनो त्वदन्तिके || Śrīmadajjāḍa Ādibhaṭla Nārāyaṇa-dāsa was a very talented person from Andhra, who lived in the early 19th century. He was self-taught and well-versed in several art-forms. No one could match his expertise in music (vocal and instrumental), literature, dance, and knowledge of multiple languages and

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अलङ्कारशय्यानिमित्तेन शेषः पुरारेर्मुरारेर्श्च गात्रानुषङ्गात् । त्यजन् सर्पतां भीकरीं सज्जनानां मनुष्यत्वमानन्ददं संप्रपेदे॥ Mysore Vasudevacharya was not only a great music composer but was also adept in literature. He was aptly called ‘Abhinava Tyāgarāja.’ Music had captured his heart in his childhood. Once, as a young man, he accompanied the the stalwart vīṇā player, Sheshanna to

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