Poets of Indian History

Sant Kabir Poet
जब मैं था तब हरि ऩहीँ, अब हरि है मैं नाहिं |
सब अंधियारा मिटी गया‚ जब दीपक देख्या माँहि ||
Immortal Poets of India:

Poets influence people in particular and the society. Their works are always a reflection of social environment and therefore, they are called the mirror of the society. Poets have used rhyme in a particular fashion – sonnets and couplets – in different languages including Hindi, which is undoubtedly endowed with great poets who enriched the language. Here’s our list of few great Hindi poets of India.

Adi kaal or Veer Gatha kaal (आदिकाल या वीरगाथा काल) (before 1400 CE)
Chanda Bardai ( Prathviraj Rasau) 12th c.
Amir Khusrow1253-1325 CE
Bhakti Kaal (भक्तिकाल), Ke Kavi (prior to 1400 A.D.) The Medivial Era
Kabir 1398-1518
Adhunik Kaal (आधुनिककाल): 1900 onwards
Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775-1862)
Mirza Ghalib (1797-1869)
Mir Taqi Mir (1722-1808)
Chhayavaadi Yug CHHAYAVAADI YUG (छायावाद) – THE GOLDEN ERA
Harivansh Rai Bachchan Srivastava (November 27, 1907 – January 18, 2003)
Obaidullah Aleem (June 12, 1939 – May 18, 1998)
Kumar Vishwas (November
Nuzhat Anjum
General Sources
Kavyalaya: House of Hindi Poetry
Sahitya Academy



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