Hadapada Appanna (ಹಡಪದ ಅಪ್ಪಣ್ಣ)

Hadapada Lingamma (ಹಡಪದ ಲಿಂಗಮ್ಮ)

Hadapada Rechanna (ಹಡಪದ ರೇಚಣ್ಣ)

Haralayya and Kalyanamma

Havinhaala Kallayya (ಹಾವಿನಹಾಳ ಕಲ್ಲಯ್ಯ)

Hemagalla Hampa (ಹೇಮಗಲ್ಲ ಹಂಪ)

Hendada Maarayya (ಹೆಂಡದ ಮಾರಯ್ಯ)

Hodehulla Bankanna (ಹೊಡೆಹುಲ್ಲ ಬಂಕಣ್ಣ)

Hunjina Kaalagada Daasayya

Kaadasiddheshwara (ಕಾಡ ಸಿದ್ಧೇಶ್ವರ)

Kaalakanniya Kaamamma (ಕಾಲಕಣ್ಣಿಯ ಕಾಮಮ್ಮ)

Kaalavve (ಕಾಳವ್ವೆ)

Kaatakutayyagala Punyasthree Rechavve (ಕಾಟಕೂಟಗಳ ಪುಣ್ಯಸ್ತ್ರೀ ರೆಚವ್ವೆ)

Kadira Remmavve (ಕದಿರೆ ರೆಮ್ಮವ್ವ/ರೆಮ್ಮವ್ವೆ)

Kalaketayya (ಕಲಕೇತಯ್ಯ)

Kannada Maarithande

Kannadi Kaayakada Ammidevayya

Kannadi Kaayakada Revamma (ಕನ್ನಡಿ ಕಾಯಕದ ರೆವಮ್ಮ)

Karasthalada Mallikaarjunadeva (ಕರಸ್ಥಳದ ಮಲ್ಲಿಕಾರ್ಜುನದೇವ)

Karula Kethayya (ಕರುಳ ಕೇತಯ್ಯ)

Keelarada Bheemanna (ಕೀಲಾರದ ಭಿಮಣ್ಣ)

Kethaladevi (ಕೇತಲದೇವಿ)

Kinnari Brahmayya (ಕಿನ್ನರಿ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಯ್ಯ)

Kola Shaantayya

Koogina Maarayya (ಕೂಗಿನ ಮಾರಯ್ಯ)

Kottanada Somamma (ಕೊಟ್ಟಣದ ಸೊಮ್ಮಮ್ಮ/ಸೊಮ್ಮವ್ವೆ)

Kushtagi Karibasaveshwara (ಕುಷ್ಟಗಿ ಕರಿಬಸವೇಶ್ವರ)

Jedara Daasimayya (ಜೇಡರ ದಾಸಿಮಯ್ಯ)

Full Name: Jedara Daasimayya
Pen Name (Vachana Signature): Ramanaatha
Kayaka (Occupation): Weaving

Earth is your gift.
Growing grains your gift.
The breezing wind is your gift.
How shall I describe
those who enjoy your gifts
and yet praise others Raamanaatha?
[Vachana No.1722] [1]

Jedara Daasimayya was born at Mudanuru in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. His father was Kaamayya and mother Shankari. Duggale was his wife. Weaving was his occupation.

Ox is your gift,
seed is your gift,
the ocean encircling is your gift,
how shall I describe
those who enjoy your gifts
and praise the others Raamanaatha?
[Vachana No.1722] [1]

He was proud that he had obtained treasure after offering clothe to lord Shiva. But Shankaradasimayya alerted him at the right time. Daasimayya is an outstanding vachanakaara and his 176 vachanas are available with the signature Raamanaatha. His compositions are terse, and they helped in formulating the terminology of sharanadharma.

Without a locking pin the cart will fall.
The locking pin is the basis of the cart.
For this cart called body full of arrogance
the words of devotees of Shiva is the locking pin, Raamanaatha.
[Vachana No.1735] [1]

Dasimayya’s vachanas basically tell us about the greatness of words of past masters and their significance, the discipline of conjugal life, equality of man and woman, greatness of guru, the intensity of physical hunger, importance of charity of god, the human proctivity to selfishness and satirize of the extremities of society. Devara Daasimayya has a respectable position in literary and religious fileds of Karnataka as he had conceived a great dream about a new religion, a new literary genre and a new way of life.

Can a donkey know the fragrance of musk?
Can a slave maid know who is guru,
who is elder, who is the best?
The wasted creatures without devotion,
what do they know about your people Raamanaatha?
[Vachana No.1737] [1]

References

[1] "VACHANA" English Version Translation by: O.L. Nagabhushana Swamy, ISBN: 978-93-81457-12-2, 2012, Pub: Basava Samithi, Basava Bhavana Benguluru 560001.

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[1] From the book "Vachana", pub: Basava Samiti Bangalore 2012.