poet Valmiki


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Valmiki (Sanskrit: वाल्मीकि, vālmīki) (during Lord Rama's time) is celebrated as the poet harbinger in Sanskrit literature. He is the author of the epic Ramayana, based on the attribution in the text of the epic itself. He is revered as the Adi Kavi, which means First Poet, for he discovered the first śloka i.e. first verse, which set the base and defined the form to Sanskrit poetry. The Yoga Vasistha is attributed to him. A religious movement called Valmikism is based on Valmiki's teachings as presented in the Ramayana and the Yoga Vasistha.

At least by the 1st century AD, Valmiki's reputation as the father of Sanskrit classical poetry seems to have been legendary. Ashvagosha ... more »

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    I mostly like

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  • HARSHIT (10/20/2018 5:51:00 AM)

    Very nice

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  • Rithvik goud (10/10/2018 1:40:00 PM)

    I like most of the Valmiki poems

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  • Dimpul (9/16/2018 10:45:00 AM)

    I have beloved valmiki in ramayanam so I want some quotes on valmiki

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  • Dimpul (9/16/2018 10:44:00 AM)

    I beloved valmiki

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  • Vivek Mishel (6/15/2014 10:14:00 AM)

    my Bahitji is class 8 i need the poem

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Best Poem of Valmiki

Woman's Love

'Dearly loved, devoted Sita! daughter of a royal line,
Part we now, for years of wand'ring in the pathless woods is mine,

For my father, promise-fettered, to Kaikeyi yields the sway,
And she wills her son anointed,-fourteen years doth Rama stray,

But before I leave thee, Sita, in the wilderness to rove,
Yield me one more tender token of thy true and trustful love!

Serve my crownéd brother, Sita, as a faithful, duteous dame,
Tell him not of Rama's virtues, tell him not of Rama's claim,

Since my royal father willeth,-Bharat shall be regent-heir,
Serve ...

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