Gurubasavaling Swami

The mutt at Kadoli was constructed around 300 years ago and it is being maintained even now with all religious rituals and functions under the guidance of present seer Gurubasavaling Swamiji.

Sri Gurubasavaling Swamiji is the eighth Pontiff to the peetha (Religious Throne) who is young and energetic is an M.A. in Sanskrit from Banaras Hindu University. He has vast spiritual knowledge, studied various books on Vedas, great administrator with a farsighted vision. He is very fluent in Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, English and Sansksrit.

After taking over the Peetha he has actively devoted himself in the overall development of mutt and its properties with welfare of the society in mind.

He has a long list of improvements and achievements to his credit. To mention a few

  • Started English Medium School up to 10th Standard within the campus . More than 300 students are studying in them.

  • Started renovation and reconstruction of the 300 years old temple of Sri Duradundeeshwara Swamiji.

  • Construction of a Basava Bhavan, hall with a seating capacity of 1500 has begun and is in the final stages of completion which is a project of Rs. 2 Crores.

  • Organizing various religious cum social functions like Mahashivaratri Mahostav  Dasara Mohostav, Animal and Agriculture, Book exhibition and various cultural programs and wrestling competition to give an exposure to the local talent.