Chandidasa


Chandidasa
   Bengali poet of the 14th century who wrote exten-sively on the theme of love between Radha and Krishna. Chandidasa was the greatest exponent of sahajiya philosophy, or the philosophy of natural path in which sexual love came to be perceived as a means of salvation.

Historical dictionary of Medieval India. . 2011.

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