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Poets influence people in particular and the society. Their works are always a reflection of social environment and therefore, they are called the mirror of the society. Poets have used rhyme in a particular fashion – sonnets and couplets – in different languages including Hindi, which is undoubtedly endowed with great poets who enriched the language. Here’s our list of few great Hindi poets of India.
Indian Poetry has its roots dating back to the Vedic times. They were written in various languages starting in Vedic and Classical Sanskrit, Hindi, Odia, Maithili, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and Urdu.
Not only original Indian poetry but even poetry in foreign languages such as Persian and English had a strong and prominent influence on Indian poetry which is still a part of the Modern Indian Poetry.
The poetry since decades has reflected diverse spiritual traditions within India and many Indian Poets have penned down world famous poems through their mystical experiences.
India has historically been the land of notable poets whose exemplary work is world renowned.