Basava’s aim was not to oppose or propose any religious or philosophical system; but to show people the existing social and religious evils and, if possible, to remove these evils from society.
Basavanna was a great Saint and Social Reformer. We should try not merely to express our appreciation of his valuable teaching but to put them into practice in our daily life.
FORMER PRESIDENT OF INDIA
Among the galaxy of eminent savant-saints of India. Lord Basaveshwara can legitimately claim a pride of place by virtue of his distinguished services in the field of Kannada literature and humanitarian activity.