Who is Sri. JAYADEVA GOSWAMI ? Which is of his best known works ( Writtings)?
Sri Gita Govinda, a love lyric by poet Sri Jayadev is one of the most important work in Sanskrit Literature. It has got the larger number of imitation and commentaries written by scholars of different parts of India. The all-pervading influence or Sri Gita Govinda over-shadowed the religion, literature, art, iconography and music of Orissa in the pre-Chaitanya age. Written in simple Sanskrit with the immense musical appeal it attracted the common mass. Towards middle of the 12th century, Jayadev, appeared as a great luminary in the literary horizon of Orissa. It was
he who more than any body else emphasized the worship of Radha along with Krishna in the Vaisnava pantheon. His name is mentioned as Sadhu Pradhan Jayadev in the Lingaraj ...more