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Kanakadasa Jayanthi 2020 Wishes, Images and Messages Take Over Twitter, Netizens Honour the Great Poet, Philosopher and Saint Shri Kanaka Dasa on His Birth Anniversary

Kanakadasa Jayanthi 2020 is on December 3, and Twitter is filled with tributes and messages for the great poet, Shri Kanaka Dasa. It is celebrated, majorly by the people of Karnataka and those belonging to the Kuruba Gowa community. In tribute to the great Saint, the state observes a holiday. Known for his epic Keertanas and Ugabhoga, people across the country are his followers. On the significant occasion of his birth anniversary, Kanakadasa Jayanthi 2020 wishes, images and messages have taken over Twitter. Netizens on social media, honour the great poet, philosopher and saint. In this article, we will know more about Kanakadasa Jayanthi, why the day is so significant and check how Twitterati is observing the day.

Shri Kanaka Dasa was born as Thimmappa Nayaka in the year 1509, in a village named Baada in then Vijayanagara Empire (present-day Haveri district of Karnataka). The legendary music composer lived for a century and breathed his last in 1609. Throughout his life, he composed beautiful songs, mostly in Kannada language and native metrical forms to reach out to the masses. Some of his prominent works are Narasimha stotra, Rama Dhyana Mantra, and Mohana Tarangini. In this article, check out how Twitterati is observing Kanakadasa Jayanthi 2020 with wishes, images and messages.

Check Tweets:

Twitterati Pay Tribute

Remembering Kanaka Dasa On His Birth Anniversary

Kanaka Dasa Birth Anniversary

Great Philosopher Kanaka Dasa

Not many know, he even fought wars, before devoting himself into music. On his birth anniversary, people remember the great personality, who spread the message of peace and equality in society.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Dec 03, 2020 12:00 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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