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If you will look, look; If you won’t, don’t I can’t bear life unless I look at you and be happy.

People, male and female, blush when a cloth covering their shame comes loose When the lord of lives lives drowned without a face in the world, how can you be modest? I can’t manage them both. Postcolonial scholar Tejaswini Niranjana criticised his translations as rendering the vachanas into modern universalist poetry ready-to-consume by the West in Siting Translation If one can single out the body’s ways it’s great to have bodies. On the value of experience over ritual: August Learn how and when to remove this template message.

She is known to have considered the god Shiva ‘Chenna Mallikarjuna’ as her husband, traditionally understood as the ‘madhura bhava’ or ‘madhurya’ form of devotion. Retrieved 18 September This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Akka was a revelation here in that she pursued enlightenment recording her journey in vachanas of simple language but great cognitive rigor.

Comparing human lovers to GOD: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Akka utters many vachanas in praise of them.

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All the Vedas, scriptures and Sacred lore, canons and codes Are but grist and husk ground in the mill. Even if I want to skkamahadevi apart, Your maya will akkanahadevi leave me; Even if I struggle against it, this maya stays unbroken; Your maya im leave even if one stands firm; Those struggling to break this maya Are themselves broken.


Maya is illusion, samsara the cycle of rebirth: O lord Chennamallikarjuna only you would know the way of your devotees: To the yogi, your maya became the yogini; To the ascetic, maya was the fair woman ascetic.

EngvarB from August Use dmy dates from August All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles needing additional references from August All articles needing additional references Articles with unsourced statements from August Kannaad an elephant lost from his herd suddenly captured, remembering his mountains, his Vindyas, I remember. For the god, the assumption of monthly Offerings was the illusion; If one climbed the mountain, maya, Restless, climbed after.

After my consciousness was lost in Thee, Whom could Akamahadevi know? Women Writing in India: Journal of the American Oriental Society. Lingayatism History of Karnataka Lingayat akkamahadwvi Kannada poets Indian women poets 12th-century women writers 12th-century writers 12th-century births 12th-century deaths 12th-century Indian philosophers Indian women philosophers Akamahadevi movement People from Shimoga Kannada people Hindu female religious leaders 12th-century Indian poets Poets from Karnataka 12th-century Indian writers Women writers from Karnataka Kannada-language writers 12th-century Indian women Ancient Indian women writers Ancient Asian women writers Ancient Indian writers Lingayat saints Scholars from Karnataka.

There were immediate tensions, however, as Kausika was a Jain, a group that tended to be wealthy and was, as a result, much resented by the rest of the population. She talks about cuckolding the husband with Shiva and taking her lord shiva as her husband. One of her lyrics, for instance, appears to record her experiences of leaving her place of her birth and family in order to pursue Shiva.

In the first phase she had renounced the worldly objects and kannaad and in the second, discards the entire object based rules and regulations and in the third phase she starts her journey towards Srishila, where her eternal lover Chenna Mallikarjuna’s temple locates.


How could I hold together in my hand Two different fruits, O Chennamallikarjuna?

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Like a statue listening To the recital of a wax parrot, The one reciting has no life, The listener has no knowledge; The devotion of one Who does not know you Is like the statue listening to the wax parrot, O Channamallikarjuna. I love the Beautiful One with no akkamahafevi nor fear, no clan no land, no landmarks, for his beauty. In another verse, she expresses the tension of being a wife and a devotee as.

Allama shows her the further way of attaining the transcendent bliss of ultimate union with Lord Chenna Mallikarjuna. Vachanaga,u you behead the mind that Flows here and there, O Channamallikarjuna, Then remains eternal space.

Akka Mahadevi

Retrieved from ” https: Akka Mahadevi’s works, like the works of many other female Bhakti poets, also touches on themes of alienation: After my mind became Thyself, whom could I invoke?

She is in hindsight seen as an inspirational woman for Kannada literature and the history of Karnataka.

On the effects of union with GOD: Don’t say they have bodies who have your love, O lord Chennamallikarjuna. The Vachanas Of Virasaivite Women”. With what mind, then, to meditate, O Lord, and with what mind engage In the world’s business, pray? It is said that Mahadevi was married by arrangement to Kausika but later did not as the king disrespected some conditions set by her.

In fact it is here onwards that she becomes Akka, an elderly sister. Would a fly darting nearby know the smell of flowers as the bee would know?