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The poetic conversation between Vāsiṣṭha-gaṇapati-muni and Ambikā-datta that took place at the conference of scholars—‘paṇḍita-goṣṭhi’—at Nava-dvīpa (Nadia) is a good example for the genre of dialogue-poetry. Vāsiṣṭha-gaṇapati, who was then a young lad of twenty-two, went to participate in the extempore poetry—‘āśukavitā’—competition in Nava-dvīpa, following the advice of Śivakumāra, the great

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अलङ्कारशय्यानिमित्तेन शेषः पुरारेर्मुरारेर्श्च गात्रानुषङ्गात् । त्यजन् सर्पतां भीकरीं सज्जनानां मनुष्यत्वमानन्ददं संप्रपेदे॥ Mysore Vasudevacharya was not only a great music composer but was also adept in literature. He was aptly called ‘Abhinava Tyāgarāja.’ Music had captured his heart in his childhood. Once, as a young man, he accompanied the the stalwart vīṇā player, Sheshanna to

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