Narsinh Mehta (Gujarati:નરસિંહ મહેતા)also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat was a poet-saint of Gujarat, India, and a member of the Nagar Brahmins community, notable as a bhakta, an exponent of Vaishnava poetry. He is especially revered in Gujarati literature, where he is acclaimed as its Adi Kavi (Sanskrit for "first among poets"). His bhajan, Vaishnav Jan To is Mahatma Gandhi's favorite and has become synonymous to him.
Narsinh Mehta was born in the ancient town of Talaja and then shifted to Jirndurg now known as Junagadh in the District of Saurashtra, in Vaishnava Brahmin community. He lost his mother and his father when he was 5 years old. He ... more »
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- Vaishnav Jan to
- Always Up To Some Prank
- Awake O Jadava
- 'Ananta' is the name of my infallible me...
- Cold, cold is my bed in winter!
- She plays with the dark one
- As if it was rapture of rains of milk
- O Saints, We Are The Traders Of Rama's N...
- In Damodar Lake
- When I Wake Up, The World Recedes From M...
- Serve Me The Draught Of Love's Ambrosia
- What Is It About Your Eyes, Love?
- Be Still, Be Still, O Moon, Do Not Make ...
- Don’t untie the threads of my choli
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