Famous for his wit, one thing we are never supposed to forget regarding Tenali Ramakrishna is that he is an expert in at least five or six languages and his grasp on Telugu is such strong that two of his compositions list in the five of Telugu’s best(and toughest!!). Well, there is this anecdote regarding… Read More Tenali Rama and the Virtues of a Woman
Except for the fact that he is one of the principal commanders who trounced the Muslim armies at Upparapalli in 1303, virtually nothing is known of Pothuganti Maili. After Malik Kafur’s raid, the treasures carted off were formally escorted by the same Pothuganti Maili and another, Telugu Bijjala. This in itself establishes his position as… Read More Pothuganti Maili
How old is Telugu? Well, at this point of time, it is very hard to tell. But one thing is sure. It is much older than Nannaya. He wrote a book too perfect to be the first book in any language. There is this argument that Nannechoda is a century older than Nannaya. Same goes… Read More Telugu Inscriptions – The Start
Good poetry but over wrong topics 🙂 On his home kingdom – Kondaveedu From Haravilasam praising his patron Chaamisetti
On the Battle of Raichur Mukku Timmana Rayavachakam On Kalinga Invasion Nandi Timmana The Emperor himself On the context of the peace pact with the Sultans of Golconda, Bijapur and Ahmednagar after the Kalinga Campaign Krishnadevaraya in Amuktamalyada on killing the Adil Shah.
Bahulaswacharitam – Damarla Vengalabhupala Over the Battle of Toppur, may be an extempore from Yachama Nayaka’s Court On the foundation of Chennai – Ushaparinayam – Damarla Ankabhupala Ramarajiyamu – Venkayya Ramaraja Bhushana’s famous chatuvu on Tirumala Raya’s single eye Over Venkatapati Raya Srikrishna Devaraya’s dedication poems in Amuktamalyada Sri Krishna Deva Raya on his father
None is exempt from complaining about the problems they are facing and proclaiming before the whole world, their achievements. How exalted he may be, Srinatha, titled Kavi Sarvabhouma(Emperor of the Poets) is bound to follow the same trend. Well, below are three such poems which fit into the category – His introduction to Sarvajna Singa… Read More The Megalomaniac Srinatha