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HAKKA-BUKKA

Saintly Guidance

Harihara and Bukkaraya were really fortunate to have obtained the guidance and protection of such a great saint as Vidyaranya. Before he became a Sanyasi,
Viayaranya's name was Madhava. He was a great scholar in the Vedas and other
religious texts. At the age of thirty-one he gave up worldly life and became a Sanyasi (or monk). He saw the sufferings of the people all round him; he saw how they had to live in fear and without freedom, under the Sultan of Delhi; and he felt unhappy. He lived for fifty years after he became a Sanyasi, and was a tower of strength to those who fought for freedom. It was he who inspired Harihara and Bukkaraya to found the Empire of Vijayanagar and expand it. He always guided them with his advice and encouragement. Later Sri Vidyaranya became the Swamiji of Sringeri Mutt.

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Hakka-Bukka - Great Kings who ruled famous Kingdom of Vijayanagar
About Hakka-Bukka
Introduction
Foreign Invasions
The Fight For Freedom
The Valiant Family
The Sultan Tastes Defeat
The Magnificent Vijayanagar
You are Here! Saintly Guidance
The Sacred Hampi

Harihara The Brave (1336-1356)

This Is A Leader !
Efficient Administrator
End of Veera Ballala
The Struggle Continues
A Champion of Country And Dharma, A Good King
Bukkaraya (1356 - 1377)
The Bahamani Menace
Madurai Recaptured
The Saviour
The Lamp Goes Out
Great In War and Great in Peace
Freedom to Live  And Learn
The Creators of A New Age
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