Published on: January 21, 2022


DR SHIVAKUMARA SWAMIJI NEWS Karnataka government celebrates death anniversary of Dr Shivakumara Swamiji as Dasoha Day on January 21 every year


  • Sri Shivakumara Swamiji (1 April 1907 – 21 January 2019) was an Indian supercentenarian, humanitarian, spiritual leader and educator.
  • He was a Lingayat religious figure, he joined the Siddaganga Matha in 1930 Karnataka and became head seer from 1941.
  • He also founded the Sri Siddaganga Education Society. Described as the most esteemed adherent of Lingayatism, he was referred to as “Nadedaaduva Devaru”, “trividha dasohi” in the state.