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Nagarjuna’s biography

1-Birth of Nagarjuna

Nagarjuna Born in 1911 in Saat Lakkha village of Darbhanga district of Bihar, his original name was Vaidyanath Mishra, his early education took place in Sanskrit school, then went to Banaras and Kolkata for studies, went to Sri Lanka in 1936 and was initiated into Buddhism there. After 2 years of emigration, he returned home in 1938. The pompous and brash complete traveled to India.

Nagarjuna’s biography

2- Death of Nagarjuna-

Nagarjuna died in 1998.

3-Main poetic works of Nagarjuna-


2-sarongs winged

3-thousandth of arms

4- you said

5-Chorus of Old Shoes

6-What did he say after all?

7-Me Miltry’s Old Horse

Nagarjuna has written in poetry as well as novels and other prose genres, his entire work is published in volumes with Nagarjuna’s composition, he has been honored with many awards for literary contribution, the main ones being Hindi Academy Delhi’s Shikar Samana Uttar Pradesh. He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for poetry in Maithili language and the Rajendra Prasad Award for Bihar.

He had to go to jail many times due to political activism. Nagarjuna, who wrote equally in Hindi in Maithili, wrote poems in Bengali and Sanskrit, he is reputed to be a traveler in his mother tongue Maithili.

Nagarjuna, who is deeply concerned with public life, is special in his literature about corruption, political selfishness and the downfall sealed conditions of society, he specializes in satire.

That is why he is also called modern Kabir.

He is the father in real sense Nagarjuna’s movement deeply associated with many collective righteous poems got wide popularity Nagarjuna composed poetry in verse and also in free verse.

1- This toothy smile

this toothy smile
Will put life in the dead too
this song of yours is dusty
Leaving the pond blooming in my hut
After receiving your own life,
Melting water would have become hard stone

Meaning-In this poem, the poet narrates the beauty of a child who has just got one or two teeth; That is, the child is six to eight months old. When such a child spreads his smile, it brings life to the dead also. The cheeks of the child are covered with dust as if the lotus flower has blossomed in that hut leaving the pond. The poet feels that even a hard stone has melted into water on the touch of the child.

Touched by you that the flowers of shefalika started falling
Was it bamboo or acacia?
You didn’t recognize me?
Animesh will keep seeing you!
Are you tired?
Shall I turn my eyes?

Meaning-It seems to the poet that there is such a magic in the innocent face of that child that on touching it, shefalika flowers spring from bamboo or acacia. The child does not recognize the poet and is staring at him. The poet tells the child that if that child is tired of looking at him like this, then for his convenience the poet will turn his eyes away from him.

What if the acquaintance is not the first time?
If your mother had not become a medium today
If your mother had not become a medium today
I can’t know
i can’t know
Blessed you, mother blessed you too!
Other than me, I’m the other!
Dear what has been your contact with this guest

Meaning-The poet does not regret in the slightest that he could not get to know the child in the first place. But he wants to thank the child and his mother for the fact that because of them the poet has also got the privilege of seeing the beauty of that child. The poet is a stranger to that child, he is a foreigner, so he understands very well that there is no identity of that child from him.


Mother’s fingers have been making Madhuparka
see you beat me here
And when the eyes were four
then your toothy smile
I feel very proud!

Meaning-When the child is sucking the finger of his mother, it seems that his mother is giving him a drink of nectar. Meanwhile, the child gazes at the poet with his eyes. When the eyes of both of them are face to face, the poet gets a glimpse of the beauty of the beautiful smile of that child.

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