Saint Basava

Basava is a Veerasaiva saint

Basavayya is the one who popularized and regularized the Veerasaiva sect in Karnataka. He worships his Ishtalinga which initiated Veerasaivites wear on their body.

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We're here to realize the Self, have that one dramatic experience where everything that we thought was things is turned upside down, and our whole perspective afterwards changes. That is the purpose for living on this Earth.