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Akka Mahadevi (12th century) Great poetess from Karnataka who sang Lord Shiva's glory. Her poetry in Kannada is known as Vachanas
Akkamahadevi (12th century A.D.) A woman saint-poetess of Karnataka who practiced bridal mysticism.
Bangalore A city in Karnataka where much of India's high-technology sector is located [more]
Chennamma Queen of Kittur in Karnataka who fought against General Thakeray
Coorgis The martial race of Kodagu in Karnataka.
Kannada Language spoken by people of the Karnataka State [more]
Karnataka formerly known as the Mysore state, a province in the Deccan plateau of India [more]
Kaveri An important river in South India that is cause of dispute between the states of Karnataka and Tamilnadu.
Saraswat Name of a Konkani speaking community in India chiefly found in Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala
Sharavati A prominent river flowing through Karnataka state and responsible for many a power generating facilities
Sravanabelagola Jain place of pilgrimage in Karnataka wedged between the two hills of Indragiri and Chandragiri; a great place of learning and Jaina scholarhood, most famous for the colossal statue of Gomateshwara
Vachanas The form of literature made popular by Sarvajna and Basaveshwara in Karnataka, for common man to understand God. [more]
Vidyaranya A famous saint who is known as the founder of Karnataka; he provided inspiration Hakka and Bukka; he adorned the Sharada Peetha of Sringeri.


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