Vidyapati, also known by the sobriquet Maithali Kavi Kokil(the poet cuckoo of maithili) was a Maithili poet and a Sanskrit writer. He was born in the village Bisfi in Madhubani district of Mithila Region of India. He was son of Ganpati. The name Vidyapati is derived from two Sanskrit words, vidya(Knowledge) and Pati(master), connoting thereby, a man of knowledge. He is known for his works in Sanskrit and erotic poetry written in Maithili Language. Vidyapati is also well known also for his poetry dedicated to Lord Shiva. Vidyapati’s poetry was widely influential in centuries to came, in Hindustani, bengali , Maithili and other Eastern Literary traditions. Vidyapati died in the Janakpur area of Mithila Region of Nepal while in exile.
26-12-2016: Vidyapati Personality Series: Bihar A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782312043 Category: Stamps
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