NEWS14, Mar 2019, 6:06 PM IST
Mate Mahadevi breathes her last: Life of first Lingayat woman Jagadguru in pictures
First woman Jagadguru of the Linagayats, Mate Mahadevi breathed her last at Bengaluru’s Manipal Hospital on Thursday (March 14). She was 74 and was suffering from lung infection. Mate Mahadevi was also under dialysis since one year. She was given Deeksha by Swami Lingananda in 1966, when Mahadevi was 20 years old.
NEWS14, Mar 2019, 5:23 PM IST
Lingayat Jagadguru Mate Mahadevi dies at age 74
Mate Mahadevi is the first female Jagadguru of Lingayats. She was suffering from multi-organ failure and was being treated at Manipal Hospital since March 8.
8, Apr 2018, 2:48 PM IST
Maate Mahadevi, the first female Lingayat seer, extends support to Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
Mate Mahadevi, the first female Lingayat seer, endorsed Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and has asked the community to back Congress in the upcoming Karnataka elections 2018. She has also urged PM Modi to recognize Lingayats as a separate religious group by . Maate Mahadevi, who attended a meeting with 30 other Lingayat pontiffs, said, "Siddaramaiah has supported our demand. We will support him."