|Born||1814 (1871 B.S.)
Chundi Ramgha, Tanahun District, Nepal
|Died||1868 (aged 53–54) (1925 B.S.)
Setighat, Tanahun District
Bhanubhakta Acharya (Nepali: भानुभक्त आचार्य; 1814 – 1868) was a Nepalese poet and writer who translated the great epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Nepali language. Born in 1814 in Chundi Ramgha, Tanahun District, he was educated at home with a strong leaning towards religion from his grandfather. He is honoured with the title Adikavi (First poet) of Nepal.
Bhanu Jayanti is an annually celebrated cultural festival, prevalent among the Nepalese around the world in the remembrance of Bhanubhakta Acharya birthday anniversary.It is generally celebrated in the 13th of July in the 29th day of the Nepali month of Ashadh. Every year Bhanu Jayanti is celebrated as a mega event with literary seminars, and programs and amid a remarkable presence of Nepalese writer, novelist and others.On July 13 is celebrated as a symbol of nationality by Nepalese who are in and outside the country.
- Ācārya, Naranātha, Śivarāja Ācārya, Sāmbkslo thiyoarāja Ācārya, and Jayaraj Acharya (1979). Ādikavi Bhānubhakta Ācāryako saccā jı̄vanacarittra. Tanuṅa: Naranātha Ācārya. OCLC 10023122.
- Books about Bhānubhakta, in Nepalese
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