a) Now Basavakalyana
in Bidar Districy of northern Karnataka. For the Kalachuri king Bijjala, see Desai 1968, Part I
Rao (1990) provides a lively translation from Telugu of the full text, with valuable commentary. See also Desai 1968.
It has retained a distinctiveness however. The Mallikarjuna Siva temple there has been in Vīrasaiva management since the fourteenth century, while the temple
of Siva’s consort, Brahmarambha, is under Brahmin Sakta management (Reddy 2005).
For much useful contextual information, see Harris 2003, p. 89 and generally.
e) Emma’s studies are also quoted in Chapters 1, 3 and 8. See also Clough (1914), particularly Chapter 7 ‘The
destined leaders of a movement’. This interesting and strongly documented work
was also written by his wife, but as an autobiography of her by then ailing husband. It contains much evidence and insight
into both Madigas and mission.
f) The great
Tamil philosopher and teacher of the 11th century revered as the foundation of SriVaishnavite Hinduism.
See also Narasimha Rao 1989.
h) See Chapter 7 above.
See Sackett 1951 for a biography of Posnett (1870-1950). It includes some insight into the arrival of Madigas in the
church in a mass movement between 1916 and 1925.
j) Or Baindlas.
k) For the story of the preaching and healing of Sadhu Joseph,
a Mala, see pp 148-54 of the same book.
l) See note h)