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Saint Jnanesvara (also known as Dnyaneshwar or Dnyandev), the celebrated poet-saint of Maharashtra who lived in the thirteenth century A. D.(1275-1296), besides being the author of Jnanesvari and Amrtanubhava, the great literary-cum-philosophical works in Marathi, has also written a number of devotional lyrics (abhangas).These stray abhangas numbering over a thousand are the spontaneous outpourings of his heart and deal with a variety of spiritual matters such as, the relation of soul to God, description of the enchanting Saguna form of God – Vitthala, the glory of His name, greatness of spiritual preceptors, advice to seekers of self-knowledge, criticism of religious superstitions and hypocrisy. Jnanesvara was the first saint to have taught the supremacy of the path of devotion to the people for their salvation, eschewing other means, and is, therefore, regarded as the founder of ‘Bhakti-Marga’ or ‘Bhagavata Dharma’ in Maharashtra.

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Saint Jnanesvara (also known as Dnyaneshwar or Dnyandev), the celebrated poet-saint of Maharashtra who lived in the thirteenth century A. D.(1275-1296), besides being the author of Jnanesvari and Amrtanubhava, the great literary-cum-philosophical works in Marathi, has also written a number of devotional lyrics (abhangas).These stray abhangas numbering over a thousand are the spontaneous outpourings of his heart and deal with a variety of spiritual matters such as, the relation of soul to God, description of the enchanting Saguna form of God – Vitthala, the glory of His name, greatness of spiritual preceptors, advice to seekers of self-knowledge, criticism of religious superstitions and hypocrisy. Jnanesvara was the first saint to have taught the supremacy of the path of devotion to the people for their salvation, eschewing other means, and is, therefore, regarded as the founder of ‘Bhakti-Marga’ or ‘Bhagavata Dharma’ in Maharashtra.

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