Basava purana
The Basava purana in Telugu
Telugu language
Telugu is a Central Dravidian language primarily spoken in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, where it is an official language. It is also spoken in the neighbouring states of Chattisgarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Orissa and Tamil Nadu...

 was written by Palkuriki Somanatha
Palkuriki Somanatha
Palkurthy Somanatha was one of the most noted Telugu language writers of the 12th or 13th century. He was also an accomplished writer in the Kannada and Sanskrit languages and penned several classics in them...

 at 13th C. Later it is translated in to kannada by Bhima kavi. This is the epic poem narrating the life story of Basaveshwara.
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