Question

Basavanna, Allama and Akkamadevi were advocate of _________.

A

Virashaivism

B

Allam

C

Alvars

D

None of these

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Solution

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Virashaivism

This movement began in Karnataka in the mid-twelfth century. The Virashaivas argued strongly for the equality of all human beings and were against Brahmanical ideas about caste and the treatment of women. They were also against all forms of ritual and idol worship.

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