Bammera Potana (Telugu: బమ్మెర పోతన) was an Indian Telugu poet best known for his translation of the Bhagavata Purana from Sanskrit to Telugu. He was a Telugu and Sanskrit Scholar. His work, Andhra Maha Bhaagavathamu, is popularly called as Pothana Bhagavatham in Telugu.
Bammera Potanamatyulu was born into a Niyogi Brahmin family in Bammera, Warangal District of Andhra Pradesh. His father was Kesanna and his mother Lakshmamma.
He was considered to be a natural Poet (Sahaja Kavi), needing no teacher. He was known to be very polite and was an agriculturist by occupation. Though he was a great scholar, he never hesitated to work in the agricultural ... more »
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