Jinadattasuri
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A diorama in Jain Museum of Madhuban depicting Jindattasuri

Jinadattasuri was a Jain Apabhramsa poet and monk.

He was born in 1075 and died in 1154. He was a contemporary of Hemchandra and a disciple of Jinavallabhsuri.[1]

Works

His Upadesharasayana-rasa (1143) is a didactic poem of 80 verse written in the form of a Rasa. In appreciation of his teacher Jinavallabhsuri, he wrote a didactic poem in 32 verses titled Kalaswarupakulakam in Apabhramsa and Chachchari.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ Amaresh Datta (1988). Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature. Sahitya Akademi. p. 1841. ISBN 978-81-260-1194-0.
  2. ^ Sujit Mukherjee (1998). A Dictionary of Indian Literature. Orient Blackswan. p. 327. ISBN 978-81-250-1453-9.
  3. ^ Shah, Parul (31 August 1983). "5". The rasa dance of Gujarata (Ph.D.). Vol. 1. Department of Dance, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. pp. 139–140. hdl:10603/59446.