Basava Jayanti 2016, Basaveshwara Jayanthi

Basava Jayanti (Basaveshwara Jayanthi) is the birth anniversary of Basavanna, the founding saint of the Lingayat sect in Karnataka and some parts of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. In 2016, Basava Jayanti date is May 9.

It falls on Akshaya Tritiya, Shukla Paksha Tritiya in Vaishakha Masam. Basava Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gaiety in Karnataka.

Basaveshwara (Guru Basavanna: 1134 – 1196) was a 12th century’s philosopher and social reformer from Karnataka. He was the founder of Lingayat sect and is also referred to as ‘Bhakti Bhandari’ (Champion of Devotion).

In 2015, Basava Jayanti date was April 21.

In 2014, Basava Jayanti date was May 2.

In 2013, Basava Jayanti date was May 12/13.

In 2012, Basava Jayanti date was April 24.

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  1. Shashikala says:

    what is the date of basav jayanti in 1986

  2. Anuloma says:

    may month holidays of basava jayanthi karnataka – 2014

  3. sunil malode says:

    Om sir guru basava jayanti 2013 kannadad kulabhandhvarige swagath