Ramprasad Sen was a Shakta poet of eighteenth century Bengal. His bhakti poems, known as Ramprasadi, are still popular in Bengal—they are usually addressed to the Hindu goddess Kali and written in Bengali. Stories of Ramprasad's life typically include legends and myths mixed with biographical details.
It is said that, Ramprasad was born into a Tantric family, and showed an inclination towards poetry from an early age. He became a disciple of Agamavisha, a Tantric scholar and yogi. Ramprasad became well known for his devotional songs, eventually becoming the court poet for the king Krishna Chandra of Nadia. His life has been the subject of many stories depicting his devotion to, ... more »
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- O Mother, Who Really
- Ma, You're inside me;
- Meditate on Kali! Why be anxious?
- I Drink No Ordinary Wine
- Tell Me, Brother, What Happens After Dea...
- Love Her, Mind;
- Conquer Death with the drumbeat Ma! Ma! ...
- I Spent My Days in Fun
- Call out Kali, Kali
- Of What Use Is My Going To Kasi Any More...
- Come, Let Us Go For A Walk, O Mind
- Who is That Syama Woman
- This time I shall devour Thee utterly, M...
- Kulakundalini, Goddess Full Of Brahman, ...
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