Vrind | Rajasthani Saint Poet

Vrind (1643–1723) was an Indian saint and poet from Rajasthan. He was born in the year 1643 in a pious Rajasthani family, and since his parents and his ancestors are Krishna devotees, he was named as Vrind.

Vrind was an important poet during his period, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, and wrote many songs on him, and sang in front of the temples. He was the court poet of the ruler of Rajasthan.

WORKS

1. Vrind Satsai

2. Shringarshiksha

3. Bhavapanchasika

4. Rupakchayanika

5. Alamkaarsatsai

6. Hitopdeshnatak

7. Nitisatsai

After serving for a few years under the Rajasthani King, he moved to Delhi in the year 1673, and he became the court poet of the Delhi king, and he was highly praised by the king for his great talent in penning beautiful poems.
Verses from his poems

Oh sweet Lord Krishna, you are the saviour, please take me to your abode, and get me relieved from the chain of birth cycles!

Oh the great Krishna. Please make me as your dear friend, and give me your affectionate compassion!

Oh Krishna! There is no beginning or end for you! You are alive even during the time of the Maha Pralaya (Entire destruction of the universe after the completion of a yuga).

Oh Krishna my lovely child! Please appear before me and show your divine presence and I want to see you in the form of a child!

Oh Krishna, once again take birth in this Kaliyuga and protect us from the clutches of the evil Kali Purusha!

Let us worship the great saint and be blessed.

“OM SRI VRIND NAMAHA”
“JAI KRISHNA”
WRITTEN BY
R.HARISHANKAR

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