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Who were the Astadiggajas of Vijaynagar?

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Ashtadiggajas – the eight celebrated Telugu poets belonged to the court of KrishnaDeva Raya of Vijaynagar Kingdom.

There names were-

  1. Peddana
  2. Timmaya
  3. Bhattamurthi
  4. Dhurjati
  5. Mallan
  6. Raju Ramachandra
  7. Surona and
  8. Tenali Ramkrishna ( the great Tenali Raman- also famous for his great wits and being the court jester)

KrishnaDeva Raya, the greatest of all Vijaynagar Kings was himself a great poet and scholar and a great patron of poets and literary people.

find out more about KrishnaDeva Raya here -

http://www.readrevise.com/chapter-detail.html?book_id=65&chapter=165

 

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