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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- Come, Let Us Go For A Walk, O Mind
- Kulakundalini, Goddess Full Of Brahman, ...
- This time I shall devour Thee utterly, M...
- Tell Me, Brother, What Happens After Dea...
- Meditate on Kali! Why be anxious?
- Call out Kali, Kali
- I Drink No Ordinary Wine
- She's Playing in My Heart
- A Serious Grievance
- Who is That Syama Woman
- Mother, am I Thine eight-months child?
- So I say: Mind, Don't You Sleep
- Once For All, This Time
- O Death! Get Away; WhatCanst Thou Do?
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