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Vaishnavism: Inspiration of Rajput Painting

Title:Vaishnavism: Inspiration of Rajput Painting
Author:Randhawa, M.S.
Publication:Marg
Enumeration:Vol. 17 Issue no. 3; June 1964, p. 4-7
Abstract:The paintings of the17th to 19th centuries in Rajasthan and the Punjab hill states gave expression to the Krishna theme in the Vaishnava poetry of saints and mystics. Jayadeva (1179-1205), the author of the Gita Govinda; the Maithil poet Vidyapati (1400-70) and his contemporary Chandi Das; Chaitanya (1486-1533), the prophet of Vaishnavism in Bengal; the school of poets founded by Vallabhacharya (born 1478) in Braja, and his influence on Surdas (1479-1584), who translated the Bhagavata Purana into Bhasha; Mira (1504-50), the princess of Mewar and devotee of Krishna; Bihari Lal Chaube's (1595-1663) Sat Sai; and Keshav Das's Rasikapriya.

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