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Surdas was one of the most famous poets of India. He was blind from birth. Hence, he was named Surdas. Sur means blind. Due to his inability to see, he was also neglected by his own family members. He left his home at a very young age and started writing devotional songs for Lord Krishna on the banks of river Yamuna. He is known as the devout poet Surdas because of his deeply devotional poems. There is no official record of Surdas’ birthday, but previous records indicate that he was born in 1478 CE. His birth anniversary is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Panchami of Vaishakh month. According to the Gregorian calendar, this day falls in the month of April or May. Today, on May 17, the birth anniversary of Surdas ji is being celebrated. Also Read: Basava Jayanti 2021 Greetings: Wishing Loved Ones On Basava Jayanti With These Great WhatsApp Messages, HD Images, Quotes, Facebook Wishes
Sur Sagar is one of his most popular and widely recognized compositions. In it, Raslila of Lord Krishna and Radha is described. Surdas is said to have written and composed thousands of poems for Sur Sagar, but only 8000 of the present records are preserved. Surdas wrote these devotional songs and poems in Braj language. It is also said that he drew inspiration from the teachings of Vallabha Acharya, whom he had allegedly met in 1510. On the birth anniversary of the saint poet Surdas, you can send wishes and greetings to your loved ones by sending the following special greetings below.
1. Surdas Jayanti 2021
2. Congratulations to the poet Surdas Jayanti
3. Happy Surdas Jayanti
4. Salutation on the birth anniversary of Saint Surdas ji
5. Warmest wishes to Surdas Jayanti
6. Congratulations on the birth anniversary of the saint poet Surdas
Surdas ji’s poems had far reaching fame. He got a lot of respect for this. It is believed that Mughal emperor Akbar also praised his skills for poetry. He survived on financial donations from people and also gave religious lectures to the public. He is considered the eighth gem of the eight seals of the Vallabh sect.
The birth anniversary of saint poet Surdas ji is celebrated in northern India. Devotees of Lord Krishna worship him and keep a fast in his honor. Many poetry competitions and music sessions are organized on this day and people participate in it. Since Lord Krishna was raised in Vrindavan, this day is celebrated with great pomp to remember Surdas.