Shatavadhani Ganesh biography

Shatavadhani Ganesh

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1962 –

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Who is Shatavadhani Ganesh?

Shatavadhani R. Ganesh is a practitioner of the art of avadhana, a polyglot, an author in Sanskrit and Kannada and an extempore poet in multiple languages. He has performed more than 1000 avadhanas, in Kannada, Sanskrit, Telugu, and Prakrit. He is known for extempore composition of poetry during these performances, and even of chitrakavya. He is the only Śatāvadhāni from Karnataka. He once set a record by composing poetry for twenty-four hours continuously. From November 30, 2012 to December 2, 2012, he performed the first ever Shatavadhana entirely in Kannada. On February 16, 2014, in Bangalore, he performed his 1000th avadhāna.

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Born
Dec 4, 1962
Kolar district
Nationality
  • India
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on July 23, 2013

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