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Narsinh Mehta Biography | Poet

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Narsinh Mehta (Gujarati ) also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat (1414 – 1481) was a poet - saint of Gujarat, India, and a member of the Nagar community, notable as a bhakta, an exponent of Vaishnava poetry. He is especially revered in Gujarati literature, where he is acclaimed as its Adi Kavi (Sanskrit for "first among poets"). His bhajan, Vaishnav Jan To is Mahatma Gandhi 's favorite and has become synonymous to him.