(Last Updated on : 30-05-2011)
Maladhar Basu is one of the early narrative poets of West Bengal
. He was born in Kulingram in Burdhaman district. He has served Hussain Shah who was the King of Gauda as his adviser. Srikrishnavijay is his famous work that was composed between 1473 and 1480. It is a long poem that is a translation of the 10th and 11th cantos of the Sanskrit Srimad Bhagavad. It was composed with the aim to safeguard Hinduism against the increasing influence of Islam
. This poem focuses on Krishna's divine life. The 10th canto speaks about the legends of Lord Krishna
as a child and his tryst with the gopis in Vrindavan.
He is credited to have popularised Bhagavata in Bengal before Sri Chaitanya. He was bestowed the title Gunaraj Khan by Rukunuddin Barbak Shah.
This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Literature
|• ||Bengali Literature|
The Bengali script has been derived from the Brahmi alphabet of the Ashokan inscriptions. Bengali or Bangla, is essentially a member of the Indo-European family of languages.
|• ||Assamese Literature|
Assamese literature is a perfect amalgamation of modernity blended with ancientness and the spirit of being emancipated. Assamese literature had been incredibly fortunate to constant patronage and backing of the ruling kings and dynasties of the erstwhile Assam state.
|• ||Indian Women Novelists|
Indian women novelists are popular for their female subjectivity and their novels depict their own identity.
|• ||Bankim Chandra Chatterjee|
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee is known for his famous authored song, "Vande Mataram", which is now the National Song of India.
|• ||Sivanath Sastri|
Kamal Kumar Majumdar was a fiction-writer of the Bengali language. Antarjali Jatra is one of his notable novels.