The bilingual film Narsi Bhagat in Hindi Narsi Mehta in Gujarati () directed by Vijay Bhatt A Lecture in Gujarati on Siddha-ras in poems of Narsinh Mehta. Narsinh Mehta (Gujarati:નરસિંહ મહેતા) also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat ( – ) was a poet-saint of Gujarat, India, and a member of the. View credits, reviews, track listings and more about the UK CD release of Poems Of Narsinh Mehta – Part 1 – Gujarati Poems by Narsinh Mehta*.

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In this entire universe, you alone exist, Shri Hari, Yet, in infinite forms you seem to be!

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On the poet’s request, the Lord took him to Vrindavan and showed him the eternal raas leela of Krishna and the Gopis. The oldest manuscript dated Samvat has seven poems pada which also mentions Mandalika. Come friend Let’s go and behold. These are hundreds of padas dealing with the erotic adventures and the amorous exploits of Radha and Krishna like Ras Leela.

Look, who is roving in the sky! Narsinh was opposed in his Nagar society but the opposition was not strong as much seen in other saint-poets like Meera and Kabir of that era.

Names of his parents or brother is not mentioned either. He went to Mangrol where, at the age of 79, he is believed to have died.

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The oldest available manuscript of his work is dated aroundand was found by the noted scholar Keshavram Kashiram Shastri from Gujarat Vidhya Sabha.

The following family tree is mentioned in it: Soon after his daughter, Kunwarbai’s marriage around to Shrirang Mehta of Una ‘s son, Kunwarbai became pregnant and it was a custom for the girl’s parents to give gifts and presents to all the in-laws during the seventh month of pregnancy. The Nagars of Junagadh despised him and spared no opportunity to scorn and insult him. He lost his mother and his father when he was 5 years old.


This custom, known as Mameru, was simply out of the reach of poor Narsinh who had hardly anything except intransigent faith in his Lord.

Who gujarayi we say is more beautiful? Narsinh mehta, as the popular account goes, at Sri Krishna’s command decided to piems His praises and the nectarous experience of the rasa in guuarati mortal world.

Vallabhdas’ Shamaldas no Vivah has gujzrati of Narsinh arranged so it seems that he had tried to establish his biography. The biography of Mehta is also available at Geeta Press. Narsinh Mehta is the very first historical poet-saint of Gujarat, India. Due to the following and fondness of Narsinh Mehta, his poems are not available in the language they were written and nadsinh have been preserved orally.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. He could not speak until the age of 8. She has divided the development in three narrsinh biography from his poetry which is autobiographical in nature, biography emerging from poetry of poets born between Krishnadas and Premanandbiography written by poets after Premanand.

No independent poem of the event of garland is found in the biographical poems of the gujaarti of second period like Krishnadas, Vishnudas, Govind, Vishwanath Jani or Premanand but the event of garland is mentioned in some poems. Surata Sangrama, The Battle of Love, depicts in terms of a battle the amorous play between Radha and her girl friends on the one side and Krishna and his friends on the other. She was an ill-tempered woman, always taunting and insulting Narsinh Mehta for his worship Bhakti.

The mention of Junagadh king Mandalika is considered to establish his date. This episode is preserved gujarxti in the memory of Gujarati people by compositions by later poets and films.

As this little cowherd foolishly totters, the girl becomes fervid! The episode in which none other than Shamalsha Seth cleared a bond written by poverty-stricken beloved, is famous not only in Gujarat but in other parts of India as well.


In JunagadhMehta lived in poverty with his wife and two children, a son named Shamaldas, and a daughter for whom he had special affection, Kunwarbai. Other reasons for his defeat mentioned are the curse of Charan lady Nagbai and his relation with wife of his minister Vishal.

Mehtta education or profession other than religious devotion is mentioned in his poetry. They have been largely preserved orally. This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat By the grace of the holy ones. The episode in which none other than Shamalsha Seth cleared a bond written by poverty stricken beloved, is famous not only in Gujarat but in other parts of India as well. Narsinh Mehta wrote many bhajans and Gujaratj for lord krishna and they are published in many books.

However, his cousin’s wife Sister-in-law or bhabhi did not welcome Narsinh very well. He is especially revered in Gujarati literaturewhere he is acclaimed as its Adi Kavi Sanskrit for “first among poets”.

As he worshiped Shiva after leaving home, it can be said that his family tradition was Shaivism. Timemap Click on each item to display more information.

Vallabhdas’ Shamaldasno Vivah gives information narsnih his clan and ancestry. Shamaldas No Vivahpurportedly composed by Narsinh himself, mentions the place as Gopinath. Ananta’ is the name of my infallible medicine. Spirituality, hope, love and motivation are what have led these songs to be so popular and regularly sang even today — thousands of years after they were created.

Darshana Dholakiya had studied the development of biography of Narsinh Mehta.