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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When heart and mind are freed of baseness, when desires have been tempered and excesses avoided, dharma is known and followed, and good conduct naturally arises.
—Gurudeva