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International Journal of History

2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A

History of Mysore and Jnapaka Chitrashale: Some observations


Author(s): Dr. RD Pavamana

Abstract: Devanahalli Venkataramanaiah Gundappa (1887-1975) popularly known as D.V.G. is one of the multifaceted scholars that modern Karnataka has witnessed. As a renowned journalist, poet, political analyst and a philosopher Gundappa was witness to several important historical events. He contributed immensely to both national struggle and the Karnataka unification movement. Manku Thimmana Kagga, Marula Muniyana Kagga, Shree Chennakeshava, Anthapura Geethe, Vasantha Kusumanjali, Umarana Osage, Shree Rama Parikshanam, Geetha Shankuntala, Shree Krishna Parikshanam, Ketaki Vana, Nivedana, Shringara Mangalam, are some of his unique poetry collections. He has authored dramas such as Shree Vidyaranya Vijaya, Kannada Mackbeth, Parashurama, Prahasanatrayee, Kanakaluka, Tilottame. He is known for biographies also. He has written biographies of Diwan Rangacharlu, Gopala Krishna Gokhale, Shri Vidyaranya and Dadabhai Nauroji. Being a distinct philosopher he has written commentaries on Eshopanishat and Purusha Sukta [1]. Jeevana Dharma Yoga or Shrimad Bhagvad Gita Tatparya [2] is his famous commentary on Bhagavad Gita. Being a political thinker he has authored Rajyashastra, Rajyanga Tatvagalu and Rajakeeya Prasangagalu in two volumes. Besides these his contribution to history students is more valuable. Jnapaka Chitrashale is one among them.

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Dr. RD Pavamana. History of Mysore and Jnapaka Chitrashale: Some observations. Int J Hist 2022;4(1):03-04.
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