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Akka Mahadevi: The Fearless Mystic Poetess Who Revolutionized Bhakti Movement

Akka Mahadevi is a revered poet-saint of the Bhakti movement in the history of Karnataka and Kannada literature for her devotion and vachanas. She is celebrated as one of the earliest pioneers of female devotion. ‘Akka’ is an endearment meaning elder sister, bestowed upon her by esteemed saints like Basavanna, Siddharama and Allamaprabhu underscoring her […]Read More