Kanakadasa Jayanthi

Kanakadasa Jayanthi is a public holiday in the Indian state of Karnataka that is celebrated to honor the poet and saint Kanakadasa.

Kanakadasa, whose original name was Naraharitirtha, was a 16th-century composer and poet who was an important figure in the Bhakti movement in India. He is revered as a saint in Karnataka and is considered to be one of the most important figures in the history of Kannada literature. Kanakadasa Jayanthi is a day of great devotion and spiritual significance for the people of Karnataka, with special prayers, rituals, and ceremonies held in temples and homes.

The day is marked with cultural programs, public lectures, and other events that are designed to honor the memory of Kanakadasa and to celebrate his contributions to Kannada literature and culture. Kanakadasa Jayanthi is an important public holiday in Karnataka and is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion by the people of the state.


Nov 30 2023


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