Q1. Who invented Hindi literature?
history of Hindi literature is very old and the accurate year of its origin
cannot be dated, it is believed that the literary works began to be produced in
the Devanagari script from around the 15th century. During this
period (known as the Adi Kal), Chand Bardai came up with the very first
literary work in the history of Hindi literature. He wrote a poem called
‘Prithviraj Raso’ that gained sudden popularity. Thus, looking at this record,
it can be assumed that Chand Bardai was the first person to have started or
developed Hindi literature.
Q2. Who is the father of Hindi literature?
Harishchandra, born in 1850, is known as the father of Hindi literature
for he authored several poems, dramas, magazines, and translations. He used
literature to depict the exploitative nature of the Britishers during the time
of their rule in India. Bharatendu followed the Vaishnava tradition and was
deeply moved by the concept of the Bhakti Movement and therefore used many of
his literary works to promote the continuity of Hindu traditions over the
influence of modern education. Later, he was given the title “Vir Vaishnava”.
Q3. Which is the first Hindi literature?
Indian historians and writers, Chand Bardai’s poem called “Prithviraj Raso” was
the first Hindi literature published in the Devanagari script. In this poem,
the poet has beautifully described the life of Prithviraj Chauhan. However, it
is only considered a fictional narrative, bereft of any historical evidence.
Most Scholars date this work to the 13th century. It is also
considered one of the largest Hindi poetry works to date, comprising more than
Q4. Who is the greatest writer in Hindi
has had a great history of epic literary works composed by unmatched pantheons.
It is still blooming and growing. It is difficult to only glorify one writer
and title him “the greatest”. But if one name has to be mentioned for producing
the most influential and renowned literary works, it would be “Munshi
Premchand”. Born in 1880, Munshi
Premchand was known for writing about the plights of women and caste
hierarchies back in the late 1880s. He wrote hundreds of short stories and
fourteen novels that were later translated into English and other languages.
Q5. What is the most famous Indian
India is the
land of many cultures, traditions, and languages. Indian
literature includes all the literary works in different Indian languages by
writers from different parts of the country such as Assamese
literature, etc. The most renowned Indian literature of all time is the
Vedic literature written in the Sanskrit language. The Vedic literature is
considered the oldest literature known on this planet and the knowledge
mentioned in it is the most perfect, beyond human intelligence and experience.
People from different parts of the world travel to India to study the essence
of this literature.
Q6. What was the most famous Sanskrit
The beginning of
literature is very hard to tell as it is considered the oldest form of
literature even known to humanity. The most revered literary work in this
literature is the collection of Vedas, Puranas, and Upanishads.
This literature was compiled by Vedvyas, the literary incarnation of the
Supreme Personality of Godhead, Lord Shri Krishna. Vedic literature is so vast
and accurate that no person can read it in his entire lifetime. Therefore, the
saints have recommended reading the Bhagavad Gita and
Bhagavatam to study and understand the essence of all Vedic knowledge.
Q7. What books are written in Sanskrit?
Sanskrit literature is vast and contains all literature
written in the Sanskrit language. There is a wide range of Sanskrit books written
by different authors and writers. However, the most renowned and influential
Sanskrit books are the Vedas, Puranas, and epics such as Ramayana and Mahabharata.
There has been a famous writer named “Panini” who wrote a book called “Ashtadhyayi”
of Sutras that defines the language and grammar of
Sanskrit. Exotic India has a vast collection of Sanskrit books for you to
buy and read such as “महाभारत सर्वस्वम्: The Mahabharata Retold in Sanskrit (An Old Book)”, प्रणव संस्कृत पुस्तक-
Pranav Sanskrit Book”, “संस्कृतस्वाध्याय: (संक्षेपरामायणम्) - Teach Yourself Sanskrit”.
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