Gunanand Thapliyal : As a Garhwali poet
Gunanand Thapliyal is famous for his contribution in Hindi than writing in Garhwali. His few Garhwali poems are appreciated by critics.
Gunanand Thapliyal was born in Thapli-Ad badri of Chamoli Garhwal in 1942.
He was editor of many Hindi magazines as ‘Doot’ of UNESCO
In Hindi, he has written stories, poems and plays.
In Garhwali language, Gunanand Thapliya created a couple of poems . Those poems are related to philosophy and rituals. No doubt from the poetical point of view, the potries of Gunand are appreciable but Gunanand was much influenced by Hindi and Sanskrit that Gunanand used Hindi words frequently in is Garhwali poems ,
Gajab cha gajab cha prabhu teri maya
Kakhi sheet -garmi kakhi dhoop chhaya
Tyari chhaya maya se ya duniya banee cha
Tyari hi daya se y prithvee khadee cha
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