Na. Mogasale, writer, said that the vachanas are not just literature but also a religion.
He said that the vachana literature is vachana dharma. It is a unique religion which teaches people to lead virtuous lives.
Vachanas are simple to understand and had deep insight and explained religion in a simple language, he said.
Panditaradhya Shivacharya Swami of Sanehalli Mutt, Y.S.V. Datta, former MLA, Nagaraj G.M., professor, Girls PU C College, were present. They also participated in an interaction programme with college students, which followed the inaugural function.
In the afternoon, a ‘Samarasya Nadige’ was held from Board High School to the Town Hall here.
The Sanehalli Mutt seer, Mr. Datta, Vinaykumar Sorake, Pramod Madhwaraj, former MLAs, also participated in it.