Chowdaiah was a 12th century jivisiddha sivasarana vachanakara (writer of vachanas). He is a very different and unique personality than all other orators. A boatman by profession. It is visible that the scriptures were written with direct intent.  Basavanna who joined the Equal Land Conference in Mandapam. His oaths or personal name is Ambigara Chaudhayya.
Considering the substance, language and style of his speeches, it is clear that he is a brave, pedantic, gracious man. He is not a just, kind person. He does not leave anyone without criticism. It is unusual for him to speak softly; Much of speech is sharp, refined. 'Listen to me, you rich people,' 'Do you hear those who are rich in the sheath', 'Do you hear the words of the poor people who live in purity?' 'Nose harvested cinnamon mustard and a flour of lemon Hold'-thus concludes the style of his oaths.
- "Popularise Vachanas of Ambigara Chowdaiah: Expert". Deccan Herald, 7 August 2017.