Swami Parmanand

[Gareeb] (1791 - 1879 / Seer, Mattan, Kashmir / India)

Swami Parmanand
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Swami Parmananda (original name 'Pandit Nand Ram') was a prominent saint-poet of Kashmir, whose poems reflect a blissful blending of poetry and mysticism. He was born 1791 AD at Seer, a village near the town of Mattan, the site of the ancient temple Martand.

Parmananda received his early education in Persian (the then court language of Kashmir) in his own village. He also learned Sanskrit from Sadhus who occasionally used to visit and stay at the Martand temple. His teachers and schoolmates were greatly impressed by his ability and devotion for learning and his inborn knowledge regarding spiritual matters. Parmanand attained mastery over Persian and wrote verses in that language ... more »

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  • Vinod raina(8/5/2018 12:08:00 AM)

    I want to know after the death of swami ji is there any relative lived at seer village.

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Best Poem of Swami Parmanand

Makhan Chor

1. Light dispelled darkness
On thy birth !
Jai Jai Jai Devki Nandanai !

2. O. Yee smiling son of Vasudeva's,.
On gazing at Thee, again and again,
What recognition
Could he retain of Thee?
Born, and gone to Nanda goor's that
Thou were, O. Aka Nanda
Jai Jai jai ............

2. JAMUNA was anxious to touch
Thy feet in reverence,
Selflessly with love, O, Balagopal !
That's why, its waters
Rose higher and higher
Jai Jai Jai..................

4. Not knowing that the supreme King
Had descended to the earth,
In person, ...

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