Varakavi Jnanapeetha awardee Dattareya Ramachandra Bendre,


This article gives the information about Varakavi Jnanapeetha awardee Dattareya Ramachandra Bendre

Dattareya Ramachandra Bendre, “Varakavi””Jnanapeetha awardee “

Varakavi Jnanapeetha awardee Dattareya Ramachandra Bendre

Da.Ra.Bendre belongs to navodaya kala born on Jan 31 1896 in Dharwad.His pen name is"Ambikatayana datta",which means datta of ambika. he completed his matriculation in 1913. He married laxmibai in 1919.He had two sons Panduranga and Vamana and daughter Mangala , 3 children survived among his 9children.
He started his career as a teacher at Victoria school dharwad, then as a professor in D A V college Solapur and in 1956 appointed as as "Advisor" in ALL India Radio's Dharwad station.

Dattatreya bendre is the founder of "Geleyara Gumpu",which is a group of people who studies the culture and literatue. this group had a people like Ram.shree. mugali,Ananda kanda,V.Kru.Gokak , Sham.Ba.Joshi and others.many people doesnot know about who has started the nadahabba ,started by our varakavi . Which is a celebration of land, till now it is celebrated in navarathri time.

He presidented the 27th kannada sahithya sammelana held at shimoga.if you hear few of his songs, people feels those are folk songs, because of use of folklore in his poems. Few of the songs are very hear touching, like nee hinga nodabyada nanna, which is written by him in the condition when lost his child and many other poems are related to our day today life and written in adubhashe.
During end of his life, he was more fascinated with numbers.He was still a Garudiga but the Garudi had been replaced by a calculator.Appropriately enough his last message before he died in the Harkishandas Hospital in Mumbai on 26th October 1981 was: `881+441. This is my mahakavya'. 881 symbolised Hridaya and 441 symbolised Viveka. (From Amur's book).

Varakavi Jnanapeetha awardee Dattareya Ramachandra Bendre1

Awards given to Da Ra Bendre


1. Jnanpith Award in 1974 (For the collection of poems Naaku Tanti, means 4 strings)
2. Padma Shri in 1968
3. Sahitya Academy award in 1958
4. Kelkar prize in 1965
5. Fellowship of Sahitya Academy in 1968
6. And many more awards.

Poems written by Da Ra Bendre



1. Krishnakumari (1922)
2. Gari (1932)
3. Moorthi mattu Kamakastoori (1934)
4. Sakheegeeta (1937)
5. Uyyale (1938)
6. Nadaleele (1940)
7. Meghadoota (1943))
8. Haadu Paadu (1946)
9. Gangavatarana (1951)
10. Krishnakumari mattu Haadu Paadu (1956)
11. Sooryapana (1956)
12. Hridayasamudra (1956)
13. Muktakantha (1956)
14. Chaityalaya (1957)
15. Jeevalahari (1957)
16. Aralu Maralu (1957)
17. Namana (1958)
18. Sanchaya (1959)
19. Uttarayana (1960)
20. Mugilamallige (1961)
21. Yaksha Yakshi (1962)
22. Naku Tanti (1964)
23. Maryade (1966)
24. Shrimata (1968)
25. Baa Hattara (1969)
26. Idu Nabhovani (1970)
27. Vinaya (1972)
28. Matte Shravana Bantu (1973)
29. Olave Namma Badaku (1977)
30. Chaturokti (1978)
31. Paraki (1982)
32. Kavyavaikhari (1982)
33. Balabodhe (1983)
34. Ta Lekkaniki Ta Dauti (1983)
35. Chaitanyada Puje (1983)
36. Pratibimbagalu (1987)
37. Shravana Pratibhe (1987)
38. Kuniyonu Baa (1990)

Plays written by Da Ra Bendre



1. Tirukara Pidugu (1930)
2. Uddhara (1930)
3. Nageya Hoge (1931)
4. Hucchatagalu (1935)
5. Hosa Samsara mattu Itara Ekankagalu (1950)
6. Ambikatanayadatta Nataka Samputa (1982)


Essay written by Da Ra Bendre



1. Nirabharanasundari (1940)

Criticism


1. Sahitya mattu Vimarshe (1937)
2. Sahityasamshodhana (1940)
3. Vicharamanjari (1945)
4. Kavi Lakshmishana Jaimini Bharatakke Munnudi (1954)
5. Maharashtra Sahitya (1959)
6. Kannada Sahityadalli Nalku Nayakaratnagalu (1968)
7. Matella Jyotu (1972)
8. Sahityada Viratsvaroopa (1974)
9. Kumaravyasa (1979)
10. Matadharma mattu Adhunika Manava (1979)



Works done by Da Ra Bendre in Other Languages and Translations



1. A Theory of Immortality (1977)
2. Santa Mahantancha Poorna Shambhu Vitthal (1963)
3. Samvad (1965)
4. Vittala Sampradaya (1984)
5. Hosagannada Kavyashree (1957)
6. Shantala (1972)
7. Upanishadrahasya by R.D. Ranade (1923)
8. Bharatiya Navajanma " The Indian Renaissance" by Sri Aurobindo (1936)
9. Sri Aravindara Yoga Ashrama mattu Tatvopadesha (1947)
10. Kabira Vachanavali (1968)
11. Bhagnamoorthi Tr. of Anil's Marathi poem (1972)
12. Guru Govindasingh Tr. of Harbans Singh's book
13. Noorondu Kavanagalu Tr. of Tagore's poems ed. by Humayun Kabir


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