Kinnari Brahmayya (ಕಿನ್ನರಿ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಯ್ಯ)
|Full Name:||Kinnari Brahmayya|
|Pen Name (Vachana Signature):||Mahaalinga Tripuraantakalinga|
|Kāyaka (Occupation):||family job was:Goldsmith later a Musician|
|Speciality||He tests the conduct of Akkamahaadevi when she arrives in Kalyaana.|
To drink creamy milk from a golden cup is suggestive of luxury.
If you drink it from an earthen cup is it so?
My body through which I worship linga is holy,
and how can it become unholy Mahaalinga Tripuraantakalinga? [Vachana No.1621] 
Kinnari Brahmayya belonged to a village called Puttur (Pudura or Uduru) in Andhrapradesh, By giving up his family profession of goldsmith he come to Kalyaana accepting the occupation of playing on the musical instrument Kinnari. Soon he became famous by his devotional music and got attention of Basavanna.
He tests the conduct of Akkamahaadevi when she arrives in Kalyaana. He was with Chennabasavanna at the time of revolution in Kalyaana. He led the army and finally attained liberation at Uluvi.
His 18 vachanas have been traced which have Mahaalinga Tripuraantaka as signature. They contain the dialogue he conducted with Mahadeviyakka, the greatness of GOD and the description of devotees such as Basavanna and others.
 Vachana in "VACHANA" English Version Translation by: O.L. Nagabhushana Swamy, ISBN: 978-93-81457-12-2, 2012, Pub: Basava Samithi, Basava Bhavana Benguluru 560001.
 Shivasharaneyaru, by: Shri Somashekhar Munavalli and Shri Siddhayya Puranik, 1994, Pub: Shree Basaveshwara Peetha, Karnataka University Dharwad-580003.
 Heaven of Equality, Transalted by: Dr. C. R.Yaravintelimath and Dr. M. M. Kalburgi, 2003, Pub: Shree Basaveshwara Peetha, Karnataka University Dharwad-580003.
|Maadara Chennayya||Molige Maaraya|