In me is the sky, in me lies the earth

Be unhoused, O my soul !

Only the infinite be your goal

Rashtrakavi Kuvempu

A famous poem of Kuvempu, “Aniketana”, asks that our consciousness not be bounded by the identities of caste, religion, gender and even language, since they lessen our experience in the world. He wished that we aspire to become vishvamanava (universal human).

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