Bhima Bhoi

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Bhima Bhoi
Saint Bhima Bhoi.jpg
Born 1850, Baisakh Purnima
Jatasinga near Subalaya, Subarnapur (previously Rairakhol, Sambalpur), Odisha, India
Died 1895, Siva Chaturdasi[1]
Khaliapali, Subarnapur, Odisha, India
Cause of death
Natural
Nationality Indian
Occupation Saint

Bhima Bhoi (1850–1895)[2][3] was a poet and Satya Mahima Dharma activist from Orissa, India.[2][4]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Bannerjee, Ishita and Johannes Beltz 2008 (eds.), Popular Religion and Ascetic Practices. New studies on Mahima Dharma, New Delhi: Manohar Publishers.
  • Bäumer, Bettina and Johannes Beltz 2010 (eds.), Verses from the Void: Mystic poetry of an Oriya saint, New Delhi: Manohar Publishers.
  • Beltz, Johannes. 2003. “Bhima Bhoi: The making of a modern saint”, A. Copley (ed.) Hindu Nationalism and Religious Reform Movements, New Delhi: OUP, pp. 230–253.
  • Mahapatra, Sitakant. 1983. Bhima Bhoi. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi (Makers of Indian Literature).