Narsinh Mehta

Narsinh Mehta (Gujarati:નરસિંહ મહેતા)also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat (1414? – 1481?) was a poet-saint of Gujarat, India, and a member of the Nagar Brahmins community, notable as a bhakta, an exponent of Vaishnava poetry. He is especially revered in Gujarati literature, where he is acclaimed as its Adi Kavi (Sanskrit for "first among poets"). His bhajan, Vaishnav Jan To is Mahatma Gandhi's favorite and has become synonymous to him.

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Further Reading - Audio Cassettes of Narsinh Mehta's Compositions
... Narsinh Mehta Uttamlal Pado, vol ... II, and III, Music Direction Aashit Desai, MumbaiNavras Records Pvt.Ltd,1996 Narsinh, Ek Zhanki ... Music Director Kaumudi Munshi, Mumbai N.K.Parikh Parivar, 1998 Narsinh Mehta na Prabhatiya, Singer Praful Dave, AhmedabadSoor Mandir records ...