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STORIES / TALES
Paramartha guruvin kadhai is a satirical story on a religious teacher
and his dumb disciples written by Veeramamunivar (Constantine Joseph
Beschi) (8 Nov 1680 - 1742)
He was an Italian Jesuit missionary in South India who mastered the
Tamil language and had written several books - Tembavani, a classic poem
; Sadhuragaraadhi ; Thonnool - a grammatical treatise ; Vedhiyar
Tenali Raman stories are based on the incidents in the life of Tenali
Ramakrishna, a minister, vikatakavi (poet-jester) in the court of
Krishna Deva Rayar. The stories reveal his wit and wisdom.
Tenali is the town he hailed from.
He was one of the Ashtadiggajas who belonged to the court of
Krishnadevaraya in Vijayanagar. Panduranga Mahatyamu, one among
the Pancha Kavyas about the Pundarika Kshetram, Udbhataradhya Charitram
on the story of Udbhata, Ghatikachala Mahatyam about God Narasimha of
Ghatikachala near Vellore are some of his scholarly works.