Kannada poet Kanakadasa
: 5 (
This article gives the information about one of the dasa ,great poet Kanakadasa .
was great poet, philosopher from karnataka.He born in a kuruba(shepherd ) family in 1509 in a village
of Haveri district and lived for 90 years.His father was boregowda and bachchamma.His original name was
, who was belongs to the warrier community.He found a treasure, so his name renamed to kanaka nayaka(In kannada, kanaka means gold).he worshipped adhikeshava of kaginele village in Haveri district.He bacame follwer of Vyasaraj. Kanakadasa is the foremost among Haridasas. He coveyed dvaita tenets, he preached kindness and equality and criticized superstitions, hollow rituals.
kanakadasa's contribution towards dasa sahithya is tremendous.He is not only poet, but also social reformer, saint, musician and composer. he wrote around 240 karnataka music compositions, which includes keeerthanes,pada, philosophical songs).Most of his compositions have the Mudrika
.His writings includes the following collection.
1. Nala Charitre(Story of nala chakravarthi and damayanthi)
4. mohana tarangini and etc....
He used to critisize the untouchability, cast system . one of his poem "Kula Kula Kula vendu hodedhadadhiri" tels people living in society humans not to fight with each other, because every human is born the same way, everyone eats the same food and drinks the same water, so no one on this earth is superior or inferior to each other.
There is a window in krishna temple of Udupi called as "kanakana kindi".where krishna statue is facing the west.
Did you like this resource? Share it with your friends and show your love!
Responses to "Kannada poet Kanakadasa"
No responses found. Be the first to respond...
Notify me by email when others post comments to this article.
Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
to fill automatically.
(Will not be published, but
to validate comment)
Type the numbers and letters shown on the left.
Subscribe to Email
Get Jobs by Email
Forum posts by Email
Get Articles by Email
Last 7 Days
Awards & Gifts
Ramanathan A R
A tourist in Karnataka?
Useful Kannada Words
Passport Seva Kendra
Regional Passport Office, Bangalore
Looking for helplines?
Bangalore Telephone Directory
GESCOM Customer Care
Copyright © SpiderWorks Technologies Pvt Ltd., Kochi, India
All Rights Reserved.