Madhava Kandali

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Madhava Kandali

Kaviraja Madhava Kandali (Assamese: মাধৱ কন্দলী; pronounced as "Madhob Kondoli") (14th century) was an Assamese poet of India, notable for the earliest rendering of the Valmiki Ramayana into Assamese verse (Saptakanda Ramayana). Another significant work of his is the narrative poem Devajit, which is about superiority of Krishna over the other avatars of Vishnu. Kandali's patron was the Kachari King Mahamanikya (Mahamanikpha, 1330-1370), whose kingdom was located in what is present-day Nagaon.

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