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Then we notice the ascent of the rule of the Nayakas in Tamil Nadu. This royal branch was a part of the Vijayanagara Empire itself. After the Cholas, the Pandyas came into prominence. After that, political power was assimiliated into the overarching Vijayanagara kingdom. The Nayakas who ruled Gingee, Thanjavur, and

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हृदि तरसा विदितरसा तदितरसाहित्यवाङ्न मे लगति | कविलोके न विलोके भुवि लोकेशस्य शाहजेरुपमाम् ||   Vāñcheśvara was the great-grandson of Govinda-dīkṣita. He was also called ‘Kuṭṭi-kavi’ (‘Little poet’), and there is an interesting anecdote behind this nickname. Shahaji was a famous king, who belonged to the family of the Bhosles, who ruled over

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