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Krishna’s last deceit

In Sarala’s Mahaabhaarata (also called Saaralaa Mahaabhaarata), Krishna acted deceitfully many times. By asking for the impossible he ensured that the Kurukshetra war took place. True, he asked for just two villages for the Pandavas, but he characterized those villages in such a way that Duryodhana could never have given them. As ...

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Adikabi Sarala Dasa

Sarala Dasa was one of the great scholars of Odia literature whose work formed a perennial source of information for succeeding generations.He is also Known as “Adikabi” and “Sudramuni”. He was the first scholar who wrote his works in Odia in the 15th century AD. He was born at Kanakavati Patana, known ...

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Odia Poets & their creations

SALRALA AGE (1500 A.D. to 1600 A.D.) Sudra Muni Sarala Das: Mahabharat, Chandipuran, Bilanka Ramayan. Batchha Das: Kalasa Choutisa. Markand Das: Kesjaba Koili PANCHASAKHA AGE (1600 A.D. to 1650A.D) Balaram Das: Dandi Ramayan, Guptagita, Amorkosh, Bhaba Samudra. Jagannath Das: Sreemad Bhagavat, Tulabhina, Gajastuti, Arttakoili. Achyutananda Das: Haribansha, Sunya Samhita Yasobanta ...

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History of Odia Literature

The Odia Literature can be classified into five parts viz. Old Oriya (10th century-1300), Early Middle Oriya (1300-1500), Middle Oriya (1500-1700), Late Middle Oriya (1700-1850) and Modern Oriya (1850 till present day). Oriya literature is a mish-mash of ups and downs from it ancient glory to slumping down into almost ...

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Manoj Das The famous Odia Writer

BIOGRAPHY An Odia Author equally famous in English literature isManoj Das (1934) , an Indian award-winning author who writes in Oriya and English with same excellence. Manoj Das is internationally recognized and is the recipient of many prestigious awards like the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padmashri and the Saraswati Samman. He has columns in ...

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