Gita Govinda or Ashtapadi

Gita Govinda which is also famous as Ashtapadi, depicts the love of Krishna and Radha. This was written by Jayadeva, a 12th century poet who lived in Bengal, north-east India. The poem symbolizes the striving of the human soul to God. The poem, written in Sanskrit, was enthusiastically translated in various Indian languages. The poem, though in Sanskrit, attracted great popular acclaim. Its influenced reached far and wide. Gita Govinda is called Ashtapadi, because it contains eight stanzas each in each of its 24 songs, presented in each of its 12 chapters.

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