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Poonthanam Namboothiri Biography | Poet

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Poonthanam (Malayalam ) (1547-1640AD) was a famous devotee of Guruvayurappan, who lived in Keezhattoor in (Malappuram district), Kerala, India. He was a famous devotee of Lord Krishna (Guruvayurappan ). He is remembered for his masterpiece, Jnanappana which means 'the song of wisdom' in Malayalam. Jnanappana has been transcreated into English by poet cum writer Dr Gopi Kottoor, the book "Poonthanam's Hymns - The Fountain Of God" is published by Writer's workshop Calcutta. Poonthanam was the family name, his personal name is not known.