Indian Literature

Various Yugas (Kals) of Hindi Literature

September 9, 2014

The history of Hindi poetry, extends over a period of almost one thousand years. Hindi verse literature as a whole can be divided into four yugas (kal) or stages: Adikal (the Early Period) Bhaktikal (the Devotional Period) Ritikal (the Scholastic Period) Adhunikkal (the Modern Period) Adikal Adikal Literature of...