Bankidas Ashiya

(1771-1833 / Rajasthan / India)

Biography of Bankidas Ashiya

Bankidas Ashiya was a Rajasthani poet and scholar. He was from the Charan family of the Indian state Rajasthan
He was born in 1771. He has composed between 1803 to 1833. He wrote several religious poems, didactic poems and also on the then situation of the society.

He died in about 1833.

Bankidas Ashiya's Works:

His composed poems are:

Moha Mardana: a didactic poem
Anyokti Panchasika: an allegorical poem on morality
Krupana Darpana: ridiculing the misers
Mavadiya Mijaja: criticizing the effeminate persons
Chugala Mikha Chapetika: poem against sycophants
Vaisa Varta: poem condemning the prostitution
Vidura Battisi: on problems of illegitimate of maid-servants and servants
Duha Ayasaji Maharaja Devanatha Ra: On spiritual teacher of Maharaja Mansingh of Jodhpur
Jhamala Thakuran Rupsinghji Ra: on Rup singh, the son of Arjun Singh Udawata
Santosa Bavani: praising virtues of men and condemning their vices
Dhavala Pachchisi: On heroism, treating the bull as the symbol of hero
Niti Manjari: a poem on ethics

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