Akka Mahadevi

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Akka Mahadevi (ಅಕ್ಕ ಮಹಾದೇವಿ) or Mahadevi or Mahadeviyakkha, a brilliant medieval Kannada poet, rebel and mystic, was a prominent figure of the Veerashaiva Bhakti movement of the 12th century Karnataka. Her Vachanas in Kannada, a form of didactic poetry are considered her greatest contribution to Kannada Bhakti literature. It is said that she was t ...
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Very Impressing Poet Of The Day! Congratulations! Oh, Poetess Of The Day!
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Khushi 18 June 2020
I wanted the names of her works
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Nisha 17 August 2019
I want her full life history
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kush dhawgj rgag 10 January 2019
i am looking for her poems in hindi but i am not find them so i say to you that provide in hindi
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Prabir Gayen 14 December 2018
Divine poetess of ancient time....like very much
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Roshni 26 November 2018
I want about akka mahadevi in kannada
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Pragathi 25 June 2018
Wanted to learn
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