Vemana

Vemana

1652 – 1730

Pidepala Pulla Reddy, popularly known as Vemana, was born in Kadapa. He was a major Telugu philosopher and poet writing in Telugu. His poems are known for their use of simple language and native idioms. They discuss the subjects of yoga, wisdom and morality. He is popularly called Yogi Vemana, in recognition of his success in the path of Yoga.