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On the difficulty of devotion. The Times of India.

Tharu and Lalita also document a popular claim that a local Jain king named Kaushika sought to marry her, but that she rejected him, choosing instead to fulfil the claims of devotion to the deity Shiva. 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?

She found the company of such sharanas in BasavakalyanaBidar district.

Akkamahadevi Vachana

Akka was a revelation here in that she pursued enlightenment recording her journey in vachanas of simple language but great cognitive rigor. O lord Chennamallikarjuna show me your ways. 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.

On her desire for a renewal of union with Shiva: Retrieved akkamahadevi April — via www. Retrieved 14 April Take these husbands who die, decay, and feed them to your kitchen fires!


Would a weed on the riverbank know such depths of water as the lotus would know? Women Saints in Medieval South India”.

Channamallikarjuna, Yourself becoming knowledge, Showed me the way. In search for her eternal soul mate, Lord Shiva, she made the animals, flowers and birds her friends and companions, rejecting family life and worldly attachment. Akka’s akkkamahadevi journey ends at Kadali the nearby thick forest area of Shrisaila Srisailam where she is supposed to have experienced union aikya with Chennamallikarjuna. She talks about cuckolding the husband with Shiva and taking her lord shiva as her husband.

She went in search of fellow seekers or sharanas because the company of the saintly or sajjana sanga is believed to hasten learning. Harihara’s account, which suggests that a marriage did take place, goes on to provide that when King Kaushika violated the conditions she had laid down, Akka Mahadevi left the palace, renouncing all her possessions including clothes, to travel to Srisailam, believed to be the home of the god Shiva.

Akka Mahadevi

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Husband inside, lover outside. With what mind, then, to meditate, O Lord, and with what mind engage In the akkamahadevu business, pray?

Kannafa has it that due to her true love and devotion with God her whole body was protected by hair. Yet the term Akka “elder Sister”which vachanagzlu an honorific given to her by great Lingayat saints such as BasavannaSiddharama and Allamaprabhu is an indication of her contribution to the spiritual discussions held at the “Anubhava Mantapa” [ citation needed ].

Akkamahadevi Vachanas

This world and that other, cannot manage them both. A household vachqnagalu in Karnataka, she had said that she was a woman only in name and that her mind, body and soul belonged to Lord Shiva. After my body became Thyself, whom could I serve?

This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat Retrieved from ” https: Don’t say they have bodies who have your love, O lord Chennamallikarjuna. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. On the life of a devotee: Views Read Edit View history.