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Pakki Venkata Narasimha Kavi

Pakki Venkata Narasimha Kavi

Pakki Venkata Narasimha Kavi కుమారీ శతకం కర్త శ్రీ పక్కి వెంకట నరసింహ కవి. వీరి గురించి వివరములు లభ్యము కాలేదు యవ్వన దశలో ఉన్న పడతులకు మార్గ దర్శకముగా చెప్పబడినవి ఈ పద్యాలు. కవి ఈ పద్యములను ఆనాటి పడతులు చదివిన సద్గుణములు, వివాహ సౌఖ్యము, పతిభక్తీ అలవడునట్లు మార్గదర్శకముగా రాసారని చెప్పవచ్చు. పుట్టింటినందు, మెట్టింటినందు ఎలా మసలుకోవాలో తెలియబర్చేవిగా ఉంటాయి. ఈ పద్యముల ఫలశ్రుతిగా పై విషయములను చెప్పుకోవచ్చును. ఈ పద్యాలకు మకుటం, […]

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Bhartruhari

Bhartruhari

Bhartruhari Those familiar with Sanskrit–even an introductory course is sufficient–are sure to know Bhartruhari mainly via reading several Subashitaas (noble sayings in verse form). Indeed, almost every other verse by Bhartruhari is a Subashitaa. A King of Ujjain, Bhartruhari was the elder step brother of his more renowned sibling, Vikramaditya. His life presents to us […]

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Seshappa Kavi

Seshappa Kavi, according to the book, could have approximately during 1800 AD. He belonged to Dharmapuri, a holy place on the banks of Godavari River in the Telangana region. He was a poet who dedicated his life to Sri Narasimha Swamy. He wrote two Shatakams. The first centennial is called “Sri NRukEsaree” shatakam. The second […]

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Bhadrachala Ramadasu (Telugu: భద్రాచల రామదాసు)

Kancherla Gopanna (Telugu: కంచెర్ల గోపన్న) (c 1620 – 1680 CE), popularly known as  Bhadrachala Ramadasu (Telugu: భద్రాచల రామదాసు), was a 17th century devotee of Lord Sriram and a composer of Carnatic music. He is one among the famous vaggeyakaras, in the Telugu language, the others being Tyagaraja, Annamayya, Kshetryya. He lived in the village of […]

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Bammera Pothana

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Bammera Potana (1450-1510) was born in Bammera, a village twenty miles away from Warangal, into a Niyogi Brahmin family. His father was Kesanna and his mother was Lakkasanamma. He was considered to be a natural scholar (sahaja panditha) without a teacher. Potana was a very polite gentleman. He was an agriculturist by occupation. Though he […]

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Baddena Bhupaludu

Baddena Bhupaludu

Badden Bhupaludu Baddena Bhupaludu (AD 1220-1280). He was also known as Bhadra Bhupala. He was a Chola prince and was a Vassal under the Kakatiya empress Rani Rudrama Devi during the thirteenth century. He was a pupil of Tikkana, the greatest writer in Telugu. If we assume that the Sumatee Satakam was indeed written by […]

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Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (Telugu: శ్రీ తాళ్ళపాక అన్నమాచార్య)

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Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (Telugu: శ్రీ తాళ్ళపాక అన్నమాచార్య) (May 9, 1408 – February 23, 1503) also known as Annamayya (or) Annamacharyulu is saint composer of carnatic music. Annamayya – Venkateswara’s bard Hailed as the ‘Pada Kavita Pitamaha’, for it was he who gave us the musical form of Pada, Annamacharya (1408-1503) was a forerunner of the […]

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Moparthi Sitarama Rao (Telugu: మోపర్తి సీతారామా రావు)

Anthony Mathews, Hasan, Ramanujam, Shankar Rao, M S Rama Rao, Palagummi Viswanadham at A.I.R Studio

Moparthi Sitarama Rao (Telugu: మోపర్తి సీతారామా రావు) (3 July , 1921 – 20 April, 1992) popularly known as M.S. Rama Rao, Sundara Dasu was a  renowned Telugu singer and composer . M.S. Rama Rao was renowned for his devotional songs in Telugu especially Sundara kanda (5th episode of the epic Ramayana) and Hanuman Chalisa. He was […]

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Patnam Subramanya Iyer

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Patnam Subramanya Iyer was a great vocalist, teacher and composer. He was born in 1845 in Tanjavur to Bharatham Vaidyanatha Iyer, his father. He hailed from a musical tradition: his grandfather was Bharatham Panchanada Sastry, the samasthana vidwan at the court of Serfoji II and his uncle Melatture Ganapati Sastrigal was also a vocalist and […]

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