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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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वेणीभूतेषु केशेष्वतसिफणिधिया द्रष्टुमागत्य केकी पश्चादारभ्य योद्धुं प्रतिशिखिमनसा तेषु विस्रंसितेषु | भूयो धमिल्लितेषु प्रकटघनधिया नर्तनायोज्जजृम्भे तन्नृत्तालोकनान्मे प्रियसख मम भून्मण्डनश्रीविलंबः ||   In the 17th century ACE, the province of Tanjavur was famous for its erudite poets. Prominent among the advaitins were Acchān-dīkṣita, Raṅgarājādhvari, Appayya-dīkṣita, Samarapuṅgava-dīkṣita, Rājacūḍāmaṇi-dīkṣita, Nīlakanṭha-dīkṣita, Govinda-dīkṣita, Yajñanārāyaṇa-dīkṣita, Rāmabhadra-dīkṣita and Veṅkaṭamakhi. There were scholars of

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