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Who propagated Virashaivism? 

A

Gosala

B

Basavanna

C

Sankaracharya

D

Madhvacharya

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B

Basavanna

 Virashaivism involves worshiping of Lord Shiva. Virashaivas do not worship any God other than Shiva. It was propagated across India by Basavanna who was a 12th-century philosopher and Kannada Poet.

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