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Shivakumara Swami

PM Narendra Modi addresses 52nd 'Mann ki Baat', talks about Shivakumara Swami's death, Republic Day, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Addressing the 52nd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of Shivakumara Swami, seer of Sree Siddaganga Mutt, in Karnataka's Tumkur.

Jan 27, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Devotees throng Sree Siddaganga math to pay tribute to Lingayat seer Shivakumara Swami, last rites at 4.30 pm on Tuesday

The state government declared a three-day state mourning and all schools, colleges and government offices will remain closed owing to Swamiji's demise.

Jan 22, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

Shivakumara Swami, a saga of service to society

He was considered as the incarnation of Basavanna, the 12th century social reformer, as he accepted all irrespective of their religion or castes.

Jan 21, 2019, 18:05 PM IST

Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swami dies at 111, three-day state mourning declared

The 111-year-old Lingayat was being treated for a lung infection which he developed after an operation on December 8.

Jan 21, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Siddaganga Mutt seer Shivakumara Swami critical, on ventilator support

The 111-year-old Lingayat is being treated for a lung infection which he developed after an operation on December 8.

Jan 21, 2019, 11:11 AM IST

Watch: BJP president Amit Shah visits Siddaganga Mutt, meets Shivakumara Swami

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday met Shivakumara Swami, head of Siddaganga Mutt in Karnataka's Tumkur as part of his two-day Karnataka tour. 

Mar 26, 2018, 13:56 PM IST