Mahant Shri Yogendra Puri : A Versatile Garhwali poet
Mahant yogendra puri was born in August, of 1895, in Kilkileshar, Patti Chaiuras of Tihri Garhwal.
He is famous for his creating Garhwali poetry of telling the social facts of his time, describing nature, uses of Sanskrit words, religious and inspirational poetries .
He published seven poetry books ---Phulkandi, Dharmopadesh, Kaljugi Bhagwat, nal Damayanti, Sat Sautela and Vikash Mala in Garhwali language .
His two poems -’ Paun tu pran myaree’ and ‘ In jindagi ko din ek alo’ are famous most poems.
He studied Sanskrit from Vanaras Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya and from Lahor, he was also Ayurvaidic doctor and used to do medical practices free to all.
He expired in 1957
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