The Krsnagiti of Manaveda (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts)

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The Krsnagiti is a lyrical and devotional poem composed by Manaveda, Zamorin of Kozhikode (17th cent. A.D.). The poem composed in Sanskrit celebrates the life of Krishna from his incarnation to his ascent to Heaven. Composed in eight parts and perhaps modelled on Jayadeva’s Gitagovinda and written in the form of a monologue addressed to Krishna the poem in suffused with the sentiment of spiritual devotion (bhakti). It enumerates the story of the Lord and eulogises his lilas on the earth.

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The Krsnagiti is a lyrical and devotional poem composed by Manaveda, Zamorin of Kozhikode (17th cent. A.D.). The poem composed in Sanskrit celebrates the life of Krishna from his incarnation to his ascent to Heaven. Composed in eight parts and perhaps modelled on Jayadeva’s Gitagovinda and written in the form of a monologue addressed to Krishna the poem in suffused with the sentiment of spiritual devotion (bhakti). It enumerates the story of the Lord and eulogises his lilas on the earth.

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