Poet Chandidas


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Chandidas (Bengali: চণ্ডীদাস)was a flourished medieval poet of Bengal, whose love songs addressed to the washerwoman Rami were popular in the medieval period and were a source of inspiration to the Vaishnava-Sahajiya religious movement that explored parallels between human and divine love. Over 1250 poems related to the love of Radha and Krishna in Bengali with the bhanita of Chandidas are found with different sobriquets. Short Biography There were at least four poets with the name of Chandidas: Baru Chandidas, Dwija Chandidas, Dina Chandidas, and Chandidas. It is not clear whether these different names found in the bhanita (autobiographical lines in...

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