Bhanubhakta Acharya was a Nepali poet and writer who was born in 1814 in Chundi Ramgha, Tanahun District. He translated the great epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Khas language. He was educated at home with a strong leaning towards religion from his grandfather. He is a Bhramin and thus, besides having many contemporary great poets in the country. He is honoured with the title Adikavi (First poet) of Nepal.
Adikabi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya

Bhanubhakta Acharya was born on 29 Ashar, 1814 in Tanahu district of Nepal. Acharya was born to a Very Brahmin family and received education with a strong leaning towards religion from his grandfather at home. He is honored with the title Adikabi for the contributions he has made in the field of poetry and Khasi literature and every year, his birthday is celebrated as a festival of Bhanujayanti (13 July) by conducting various programs, usually academics and poem recitation. Motiram Bhatta, first referred to him as Adikabi while writing Acharya’s biography in 1981. He clarifies that Acharya is not called Adikabi because he was the first poet in Nepal but he deserved the title as he was the first poet who wrote with an understanding of the marma (inner essence) of the poetry.

Also read

                Laxmi Prashad Devkota biography

Bhanu Jayanti is an annually celebrated cultural festival, prevalent among the Nepalese around the world in the remembrance of Bhanubhakta Acharya's birthday anniversary. It is generally celebrated in the 13th of July or 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 writers, novelists, and other literary figures/enthusiasts.


Adikabi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya - Biography

Bhanubhakta Acharya was a Nepali poet and writer who was born in 1814 in Chundi Ramgha, Tanahun District. He translated the great epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Khas language. He was educated at home with a strong leaning towards religion from his grandfather. He is a Bhramin and thus, besides having many contemporary great poets in the country. He is honoured with the title Adikavi (First poet) of Nepal.
Adikabi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya

Bhanubhakta Acharya was born on 29 Ashar, 1814 in Tanahu district of Nepal. Acharya was born to a Very Brahmin family and received education with a strong leaning towards religion from his grandfather at home. He is honored with the title Adikabi for the contributions he has made in the field of poetry and Khasi literature and every year, his birthday is celebrated as a festival of Bhanujayanti (13 July) by conducting various programs, usually academics and poem recitation. Motiram Bhatta, first referred to him as Adikabi while writing Acharya’s biography in 1981. He clarifies that Acharya is not called Adikabi because he was the first poet in Nepal but he deserved the title as he was the first poet who wrote with an understanding of the marma (inner essence) of the poetry.

Also read

                Laxmi Prashad Devkota biography

Bhanu Jayanti is an annually celebrated cultural festival, prevalent among the Nepalese around the world in the remembrance of Bhanubhakta Acharya's birthday anniversary. It is generally celebrated in the 13th of July or 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 writers, novelists, and other literary figures/enthusiasts.


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