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Bhanu Jayanti being observed today

14 July 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Adikavi Bhanubhakta Acharya is being commemorated by organizing various programs among Nepali community at home and abroad to mark his 210th birth anniversary today.

Born at Chundiramgha in Tanahun district on Asar 29, 1871 BS, the first Nepali poet contributed immensely to uniting the country through language, literature and culture by offering various creations.

He translated the great epic Ramayan from Sanskrit to Nepali. The Nepali version of the spiritual literature, Ramayan is still popular and read with enthusiasm in Nepali society.

He was inspired by a ghansi (grass cutter) to do something that would leave a mark on society.

As a result, he translated Ramayan into Nepali established him as a poet among the Nepali community, according to sayings.

Other popular literary works of his include Prashnottar, Bhaktamala, Ramgita and Badhushiksha.

On the occasion, various organizations working in language, literature and culture are organizing various programs.

Publish Date : 14 July 2023 09:27 AM

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