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What was the birth place of Jayadeva the author of Gitagovinda?

Asked by rani sadasivamurty, 22 Jul '07 07:54 am
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Until recently, the origins of the great twelfth century poet Jayadeva had been somewhat obscure, with the two neighboring states of Orissa and Bengal in Eastern India staking a claim to Jayadeva's origins. This had led to a bitter feud between chauvinists on both sides, that lasted for over a century
There was two views The Bengali view and The Oriya view.

Settlement in favor of the Oriya view
After decades of intense feuding between historians of the two states of Orissa and Bengal, recent studies have concluded in favor of the Oriya view, based on evidence gleaned from various sources, as outlined below.
Archaeological evidence
According to very recent media reports and scholarly publications, closer scrutiny of the archaeological records, including temple inscriptions, palm manuscripts and lithographs of that era have revealed the poet's Orissan origin The worship of the Hindu deity, Krishna, in the form of Jagannath was widespread in Orissa during Jayadeva's birth. On the o ...more
Answered by L KINI, 22 Jul '07 08:34 am

 
  
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Orissa
Answered by Insane Guy, 22 Jul '07 07:58 am

 
  
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KENDULI SASAN,in the PRACHI VALLEY,KHURDA DISTRICT,ORISSA
Answered by radhakrishnan, 22 Jul '07 08:01 am

 
  
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Kenubilva Gram, West Bengal
Answered by venu g, 22 Jul '07 08:00 am

 
  
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