Akka Mahadevi Jayanthi on Chaitra Pournami

Akka Mahadevi Jayanthi is the birth anniversary of Akka Mahadevi who is popularly known as Akka in Karnataka. She was a Kannada poet and renowned person of the Veerashaiva Bhakti movement of 12th century. In 2023, Akka Maha devi Jayanti date is April 6. Akka is well-known for her Vachanas (a form of didactic poetry) […]

Female Siddhars in Sanatan Dharma

In the Valmiki Ramayana, the details about a female Siddhar, whose name was Swayamprabha, was mentioned. While Hanuman and other Vanaras were on the way towards searching Ma Sita, they met Ma Swayamprabha in a cave, and then they came to know that she was a great female Siddhar, and they have also had sufficient […]

Divine Songs on Lord Shiva by Akka Mahadevi

Akka Mahadevi (12th century AD) was an influential Kannada poet and female Saint, and she was the main person in the Lingayat sect of Hinduism, and she was a staunch devotee of Lord Shiva.She was born in a village in Karnataka, and she considered Sri Basavanna as her Spiritual Guru, and lived her life as […]