(Last Updated on : 30/03/2015)
Sri Gopala Dasa was born in the year 1722. He was a well-known saint of the 18th century, under the tradition of Haridasa. Along with various other modern Haridasas like Jagannatha Dasa, Vijaya Dasa, Venugopala Dasa and Gopala Dasa spread the Dvaita philosophy of Sri Madhvacharya throughout South India through Devaranamas or "Songs of God" in the Kannada language
Early Years of Gopala Dasa
Early life of Gopala was spent in the Indian state
. He was born as Bhaganna to Murariraya and Venkamma in Mosarakallu in Raichur district
. Right from a very tender age, Bhaganna was submerged into Dvaita philosophy and spirituality. Bhaganna was initiated into the Haridasa tradition by Sri Vijaya Dasa. His pen-name was "Gopala Vittala".
Works of Gopala Dasa
Sri Gopala Dasa has composed numerous songs in Kannada language
in praise of Lord Purandhara Vittala.
Sri Gopala Dasa died in the year 1762.
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