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Adikavi Pampa Biography | Poet

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Pampa (Kannada : , 902 CE -941 CE), called by the honorific Adikavi ( "Original Poet") was a Kannada poet. He is known even today for his philosophical beliefs. A court poet of Chalukya King Arikesari II, a Rashtrakuta feudatory, he is most known for his epics, Vikramarjuna Vijaya or Pampa Bharata and the Adipurana, both written in the Champu style, which he created and served as the model for all future works in Kannada.