Vidyapati's love lyrics describe the sensuous love story of Radha and Lord Krishna. This is followed by several poems on Vaishnava themes which were popular in Eastern India. Vidyapati has also written on other topics including ethics, history, geography, and law. His works include Purusa Pariksa, Likhanabali, Bhu-Parikrama,Vibhagasara, Danavakyavali ,Gangavakyavali, Varsakrtya, Durgabhaktitarangini, Saivasarvasvahara, Kirttipataka and Kirttilata
Vidyapati's works have influenced the Bengali poets of the medieval period. The poets imitated it and as a result, an artificial literary language, known as Brajabuli was developed.
Vidyapati's also influenced Oriya Literature. The earliest composition in Brajabuli language was by Ramananda Raya. Other Oriya poets who were influenced by his poems were Champati Ray and King Pratap Malla Dev.
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