Shri Mahant Harsha Puri Gusain : The Initial stage Garhwali Poet of Modern time
Harsha puri was born in 1820 and was the chief priest of Kinkleshwar temple Shrinagar Garhwal
Mahant harsha Puri created poetry in Garhwali and published them in Garhwali , a monthly magazine.
He was also the poet of Braj Bhasha and Khadi boli. This is the reason his Garhwali and the subject is influenced by Braj language and its spiritualism. His poems are with full of tenderness and melody. Social awareness orientation, Inspirational or idealistic subjects is the specialty .
Mahant Harsha Puri expired in 1905 .
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