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Allama Prabhu Jayanti 2023 Date

Allama Prabhu is a popular 12 th century saint and poet associated with the Lingayat Sect in Karnataka. Allama Prabhu Jayanti is the birth anniversary of the great saint and is observed annually on Ugadi day. In 2023, Allama Prabhu Jayanti is on March 22. Allama Prabhu is counted among the trinity of Lingayatism along with Basavanna and Akka Mahadevi. Through his poems known as Vachana, Allama Prabhu criticized the social evils and reformed the society. He was against unwanted rituals and practice of caste system. Allama Prabhu was a contemporary of Basavanna and Akka Mahadevi. Saint Animisayya was his guru and he enlightened him. Allama Prabhu was against all forms of rituals and evil practices. His poems extolled the important of direct realization. A poem of Allama Prabhu: Look here, the legs are two wheels; the body is a wagon full of things Five men drive the wagon and one man is not like another. Unless you ride it in full knowledge of its ways the

How To Fight Depression?

Depression is the result of never ending desires, competitiveness, loneliness and indifference. When we are not responsive, responsible, caring and compassionate, we are opening the doors of depression. Only you can fight and defeat depression. For this, you need to have a proper understanding of life. A major reason for depression is high level of expectations. We perform our duty with expectations. We want people to recognize and appreciate us. We want them to be indebted to us. We want people to be loyal and thankful. We also want the best result in all matters. We do not want to lose. We want the highest remuneration. When this does not happen, we are disappointed, angry and disillusioned. Soon depression sets in. We live in a materialistic society where everything depends on wealth. Relationships are based on financial status. We work hard to be part of such a society without realizing that people have no value in it. Value is only for wealth. We get depressed when we are not