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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- Tell Me, Brother, What Happens After Dea...
- I Drink No Ordinary Wine
- Call out Kali, Kali
- Who is That Syama Woman
- Mind Don't Sleep
- O Mother, Who Really
- Kulakundalini, Goddess Full Of Brahman, ...
- Love Her, Mind;
- Meditate on Kali! Why be anxious?
- Come, Let Us Go For A Walk, O Mind
- Ma, You're inside me;
- O Longing Mind
- A Serious Grievance
- Conquer Death with the drumbeat Ma! Ma! ...
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