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Hunjina Kaalagada Daasayya

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Kaalakanniya Kaamamma (ಕಾಲಕಣ್ಣಿಯ ಕಾಮಮ್ಮ)

Kaalavve (ಕಾಳವ್ವೆ)

Kaatakutayyagala Punyasthree Rechavve (ಕಾಟಕೂಟಗಳ ಪುಣ್ಯಸ್ತ್ರೀ ರೆಚವ್ವೆ)

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Masanamma (ಗಜೇಶ ಮಸಣ್ಣಯಗಳ ಪುಣ್ಯಸ್ತ್ರೀ ಮಸಣ್ಣಮ್ಮ)

Full Name: Gajesha Masanayyagala Punyastree Masanamma
Pen Name (Vachana Signature): Masanayyapriya Gajeshwara

Give up gold and pray to linga, they say.
Are gold and linga opposed to each other?
Give up woman and pray to linga, they say.
Are woman and linga opposed to each other?
Give up land and pray to linga, they say.
Are land and linga opposed to each other?
Give up the body and pray to linga, they say.
Are body and linga opposed to each other?
Give up the senses and pray, they say.
Are senses and linga opposed to each other?
Give up the world and pray, they say.
Are the world and linga opposed to each other?
That’s why the linga that is divine light,
most merciful, and most compassionate,
can be seen only if anger is conquered.
You cannot see if you are forgetful.
Masanayyapriya Gajeswara is the bliss that comes from awareness.
[Vachana No.1309] [1]

Gajesha Masanayyagala Punyastree was wife of Gajesha Masanayya, her name was Masanamma. Her husband’s place is Karjagi inAkkalakote taluk. Both of them went to Kalyaana after hearing about Basavannas fame. Masanayyapriya Gajeshwara is her signature. Her 10 vachans of are available at present. The nature of creation, the feature of the linga, the value of awareness, the relationship between guru - linga -jangama and the praise of true devotees are some of her themes.

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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