Jasobanta Dasa | Author of Odia book ‘Prema Bhakti Brahma Gita’

Jasobanta Dasa (15th century AD) was a poet, saint and an ardent devotee of Jagannath, a form of Lord Krishna. He was one of the famous poets in Odisha, and his popular work Prema Bhakti Brahma Gita, was appreciated by the then kings of Odisha. He was born in a village in the present day […]

Dinakrushna Das | Poet of Odia Poem ‘Rasakallola’ on Lord Krishna

Dinakrushna Das (1650 – 1710) was a famous poet of Odisha, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna. He has dedicated his famous poem “Rasakallola”, to Lord Krishna. He was born at Munutunia in Balasore district, Odisha in the year 1650. In his famous work ‘Rasakallola’, he wonderfully describes the Divine Love between […]

Manmohan Acharya

Manmohan Acharya is a famous Odisha poet, writer and a publisher. He wrote poems in Sanskrit language, and he wrote songs for feature films also. He had translated the Gita Govinda of Jayadev as ‘GitaGovind Rasaavali’. Manmohan Acharya was born in the year 1967 in a village in Odisha in a pious Hindu family. WORKS […]

Krushna Chandra Kar

Krushna Chandra Kar (1907–1995) was a famous poet and best writer in both Odia and English. He has written many works on Odia. He was honoured by the Odisha Sahitya Academy for his great contribution in Odia literature. He was born and brought up in Cuttack, Odisha. Krushna Chandra Kar wrote spiritual works, and children’s […]

Nanda Kishore Bal

Nanda Kishore Bal (1875–1928), was an Indian poet and contains good knowledge in divine scriptures. He was born in a village in the Cuttack district of Odisha. His birth name was Rasananda Jena. His aunt showered her love and affection with him, and he was brought up under her care and he was named as […]