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)

Uliyumeshwara Chikkanna

Full Name: Uliyumeshwara Chikkanna
Pen Name (Vachana Signature): Uliyumeshwara

Varanasi, Avimukti-he is here.
Hima Kedara, Virupaksha-he is here.
Gokarna, Seturameshwara-he is here.
Srishaila Mallinatha-he is here.
He who is in all holy places is here.
Whole linga Uliyumeshwara is here
[Vachana No.1595] [1]

Uliyumeshwara Chikkanna belongs to Devaragudi village of Sindhanur taluk in Raichur district. The presiding deity here is Huliyumeshwara or Mallikaarjuna was also his personal of god. The word Chikka appearing in Kailedevapura inscription (1279) probably refers to this Chikkanna. Through Devaragudi inscriptions it becomes evident that he must have been an acharya belonging to Kaalamukha Shaiva

Some 12 vachanas are extant at present bearing the signature Uliyumeshwara. Renunciation of he world, praising devotees, the wish to attain nirvana, feeling of a servant, charity are some of the themes of his vachanas.

I make my mind cot and spread my body.
Come! O come!
O you are within me, come!
O you are without me, come!
My Shivalingadeva, come!
O lover of devotees, come!
Om namah shivaya, I call you!
Come, O Uliyumeshwaralinga!
[Vachana No.1593] [1]

If I say I am bhakta, I am sharana, I am lingaikya
doesn’t linga laugh?
Don’t five organs laugh?
Doesn’t the six enemies of the self laugh?
Don’t the satva, raja and tamo gunas within laugh?
Tell me Uliyumeshwara
[Vachana No.1592] [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.
[2] Shivasharaneyaru, by: Shri Somashekhar Munavalli and Shri Siddhayya Puranik, 1994, Pub: Shree Basaveshwara Peetha, Karnataka University Dharwad-580003.
[3] Heaven of Equality, Transalted by: Dr. C. R.Yaravintelimath and Dr. M. M. Kalburgi, 2003, Pub: Shree Basaveshwara Peetha, Karnataka University Dharwad-580003.

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