Ambigara Chowdaiya (Caudayya) | Saint Poet, Social Reformer of Basavakalyan

Nijasharana Shri Ambigara Chowdaiya (Caudayya) was a saint, poet and social reformer who lived in the 12th century. He was a boatman who went to Kalyan, and joined in the Virasaiva movement and followed Lingayatism. Impressed by the great Saint Sri Basavanna, his writings were based on Shiva Bhakti and caste discrimination. He was a […]