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Speaking of Siva

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A. K. Ramanujian - Translator

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ISBN 9780140442700 | 208 pages | 30 Aug 1973 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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This volume contains a collection of vacanas (free-verse lyrics) centering on the Hindu god Shiva, written by four saints of the great bhakti protest movement of the tenth century a.d.: Basvanna, Devara Dasimayya, Mahaadeviyakka, and Allama Prabhu.
Speaking of Siva Translator's Note
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Further Readings in English

The Poems:
Basavanna
Devara Dasimayya
Mahadeviyakka
Allama Prabbu

Appendix I. The Six-Phase System
Appendix II. On Lingayat Culture
by William McCormack
Notes to the Poems