Welcome to the Free download page for the Windows version of the Ganaka Vachana Samputa - a unique software on the Vachana Literature of 12th century ADin Karnataka (the Kannada speaking State in the Southern part of India). The great socio-religious leader of thetimes was Basavanna who fought against social inequalities, caste system and advocated religiousfreedom. The present version consists of his sayings called Vachanas and also of his contemporaries namely,Akkamahadevi, Allamaprabhu, Siddharama and Channabasavanna (fifty Vachanas each) in the original Kannadascript with roman transliteration and search capabilities. English translation is made available for the Vachanasof Basavanna and Akkamahadevi only. The software is carefully developed for the use of general readers and also for scholars by no other personthan a religious head namely, Dr Shivamurthy Swamiji of Sri Taralabalu Jagadguru Brihanmath, Sirigere. Thefuller version consisting of all the Vachanas is planned for release during June 2000.
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