Wednesday, March 31, 2010

कवि मनोहर मेहेर : Poet Manohar Meher : A Profile

POET MANOHAR MEHER 

कवि मनोहर मेहेर (१८८५- १९६९)
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Poet Manohar Meher is regarded as "Gana-Kavi" or "Palli-Kavi" of Western Orissa in the arena of Oriya Literature.
Born on the sacred day of SriRama-Navami of 1885 A.D., Poet Manohar died on 4 December 1969.
He has written numerous poems related to Indian heritage, patriotism, social reformation, Orissan culture and other like matters.

His complete works named as "Manohar Granthavali" is yet to be published.
Some distinguished writers and researchers have written articles on the literary works and life of Poet Manohar Meher.

(Several books of the poet have been published by different publishers :
Arunodaya Press, Cuttack; Dasharathi Pustakalaya, Cuttack; Bani Bhandar,Brahmapur; 
Narayan Bharasa Meher, Sinapali, Nuapada;Durga Press, Cuttack; Mahalakshmi Bhandar, Cuttack; Swarajya Press, Brahmapur; Odisha Jagannath Company, Cuttack; Dharma Grantha Store, Cuttack; Lakshmi Pustakalaya, Cuttack; Chandi Pustakalaya, Cuttack; Akhila Press, Bhawanipatna; Sanyasi Pustakalaya, Brahmapur.)
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मनोहर ग्रन्थावली
Manohar Granthavali
(Complete Works of Poet Manohar Meher)
comprises the following sections :
[* mark indicates published work]

Manohar Chautisha Maalika : (मनोहर च‌उतिशा माळिका)
*Chintamani Chautisha
*Samaleswari Janana
*Radha-Mohana Staba
*Baaimana Chautisha
*Lakshmi-Kanta Staba
*Kala Srimukha*Kamala-Lochana Tika Chautisha
Maana-Uddharana Chautisha
Uma-Kaanta Chautisha
Duhkha-Bhanjana Chautisha
Kshamanidhi Chautisha
Karuna-Sindhu Chautisha
Kruttibasa Chautisha
Aparna Chautisha
Durga Staba

Manohar Stuti Maalika : (मनोहर स्तुति माळिका)
*Kaalika Stuti
*Sri-Sri-Narayana Ashtottara Sata Naama
*Mahabira Kabacha
*Srikrushna Namabali
*Sitalaa Maata Staba
Mahadeba Stuti
Annapurna Stuti
Brahmaa Stuti
Jagannatha Stuti
Saraswati Stuti
Siba Panchakshara Stuti

Manohar Janaana Maalika : (मनोहर जणाण माळिका)
*Mahaprabhu Janaana
*Gariba Janaana
*Gaja-Uddharana Janaana
Harini-Uddharana Janaana

*Manohar Bibhu-Bhajana Maalika : (मनोहर विभु भजन माळिका)
*Manohar Atma-Bhajana Maalika : (मनोहर आत्मभजन माळिका)
*Manohar Abakaasha Maalika : (मनोहर अवकाश माळिका)
*Manohar Sankirttana Maalika : (मनोहर संकीर्त्तन माळिका)
*Manohar Sangita Maalika : (मनोहर संगीत माळिका)
*Manohar Koili Maalika : (मनोहर कोइलि माळिका)
(These 6 are included in the Book “Manohar Padyavali”
Edited by Dr. Harekrishna Meher and Published by Sri Narayan Bharasa Meher,1985.
This book was inaugurated on the SriRamaNavami day of 1985 on the occasion 
of Poet’s Birth Centenary Celebration by Manohar Sahitya Samiti, Sinapali,Orissa 
in the native place of the poet.)

Manohar Geet Maalika : (मनोहर गीत माळिका)
*Sahibasaa Geeta (1)
*Sahibasaa Geeta (2)
*Phulatola Geeta
*Gundicha Yatra
*Baanchhaa-Bata-Pradakshina

Manohar Baara-Maasi : (मनोहर बारमासी)
*Sri-Rama-Baaramaasi
*Jaaiphula Baaramaasi
*Baaramaasi Sajani Geeta

Manohar Boli Maalika : (मनोहर बोलि माळिका)
*Chhapan Saalar Geeta (Durbhiksha Boli)
*Dhaana-Kapaa Boli
*Ganjaai Boli
*Akhaai Boli*Pausha-Purnima Boli
*Krushna –Bujhaa Boli
*Andha Boli
*Baka-Panchaka Boli
*Jemaadei Boli

Manohar Kabita Maalika : (मनोहर कबिता माळिका)
[Some poems of this section such as ‘Swalpa Sanchaya Yojana’(1943), 
‘Go-Krushi Pradarshani’(1943), ‘Swapna’(1983) etc. are published.]

Manohar Brata-Puja Maalika : (मनोहर ब्रत-पूजा माळिका)
*Sudasha Brata Purana (Nala-Damayanti Charita)
*Sudasha Brata Purana (Sripati Padmabati Charita)
*Trinatha Mela Puja
ChandraShekhara Brata Puja

Manohar Jyotisha Maalika : (मनोहर ज्योतिष माळिका)
*Spandana Pariksha Phala
*Yatra Prakarana
*Stri-Pushpabati Phala
*Bibaha-DashaMelaka
*Brushti Bijnana
Jyotisha Siksha

Manohar Danda-Nata : (मनोहर दण्डनाट)
*Dandanata JaaiPhula Ramayana
*Dandanata Sankara Chautisha
*Dandanata Bhawani Chautisha
*Dandanata Kapata-Pasha
*Dandanata Raghu-Arakshta Charita
*Dandanata Rasa Keli

Manohar Loka-Natya : (मनोहर लोकनाट्य)
*Gobinda-Chandra Lila (1)
Haaraabati-Harana Suanga
Gobinda-Chandra Lila (2)
Mahalakshmi Janma Lila
Bilankaa Raama Lila

Manohar Ghumura-Patala Maalika : (मनोहर घुमुरा-पटळ माळिका)

Manohar Charita Maalika : (मनोहर चरित माळिका)
*Daani Karna Charita
*Kaliyuga Charita
Kaliabhuta Charita

Manohar Pauranika Kavya Maalika : (मनोहर पौराणिक-काव्य माळिका)
*Ahalya Staba
Sita-Baarttaa Gitaa
Debaangara Lakshmi Darshana

Manohar Drushya Maalikaa : (मनोहर दृश्य माळिका)
Paataala-Ganga Drushya
Udanti Drushya
Mahanadi Drushya
Khadiaal Drushya
Sinapali Drushya

(Prepared by Poet Narayan Bharasa Meher & Dr. Harekrishna Meher)
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The Contents have been taken from the Book
'Simantara Dipashikha Kavi Manohar Meher'


(सीमान्तर दीपशिखा कवि मनोहर मेहेर)
Written by Dr. Mahendra Kumar Mishra.
Published by Khariar Sahitya Samiti, Khariar, 
Dist-Nuapada, Orissa, 1996.)
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Ref : Manohar Padyavali :
*http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3AHarekr%CC%A5shn%CC%A3a+Mehera&qt=hot_author

*http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/40053452&referer=brief_results
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" Manohar Padyavali "
Written by : Poet Manohar Meher. 
Edited by : Dr. Harekrishna Meher, 1985.
* 'मनोहर पद्यावली'
रचयिता : कवि मनोहर मेहेर
संपादना : डॉ. हरेकृष्ण मेहेर, १९८५.
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