Veerashaiva mutts are the ‘Working Ants’ who are striving hard for the betterment and welfare of the society, with full of humanism and compassion. Pavada Sri Basavanna Devara Mutt was founded by his holiness Sri Sri Shivayogi Basavanna Devaru in the 16th Century and was the fore most in the history of the mutt. Lot of Miracles were witnessed in the mutt by Swamiji: – here is one such miracle
Once a boy accidently fell in to the kalyani and lost his life. Swamiji using his power and holiness restored his life, by calling out his name and the boy came out of kalyani. Henceforth mutt was popularly known as PAVADA (Miracle) Sri Basavanna Devara Mutt.
Sri Sri Sadashiva Swamiji (1933–2002)
Became the matadhipathi on 29-09-1971.
Became the matadhipathi on 29-09-1971. He was the founder president of Sri Basaveshwara Education Society. His Holiness gave a look and shape to the mutt by starting Pattashala (Sanskrit) Pre-primary, Primary, and High schools to impart sound and good education, thinking that ‘one can stop opening of jails tomorrow if started a good school today’ Self effort, and ‘Bee hive activity’ of him made mutt to reach maximum level of development and the work remained ever green in the hearts of thousands in the locality.