Cherusseri- Makers of Indian Literature
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Cherusseri (1500 AD) is the author of Krishnagatha which is used for daily recitation as an act of workship of Krishna during the Malayalam month Chingam (August-September) by the devout Keralites, especially women. The sonorous poetry Krishnagatha depicts the exploits of Lord Krishna. This work has been respectec by the people of Kerala similar to Ezhuttacchan's Adyatmc Ramayana (Ezhuttacchan is known as the father of moderr Malayalam literature). Cherusseri's importance lies in his clear inclination towards native tongue, by which his poetry became popular among the people of Kerala.
The author of this monograph Dr. T. Bhaskaran, former Director, Oriental Research Institute and Manuscripts Library of University of Kerala is a wellknown writer and critic.
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