vidyaapati

vidyaapati

vidyaapati bhaarateeya saahitya ki bhakti parampara ke pramukh stambhon me se ek aur maithili ke sarvopari kavi ke roop mein jaane jaate hain. inke kaavyon mein madhyakaaleen maithili bhaasha ke svarup ka darshan kiya ja sakta hai. inhein vaishnav aur shaiv bhakti ke setu ke rup mein bhi sveekaar kiya gaya hai. mithila ke logon ko 'desil bayana sab jan mittha' ka sootr de kar inhonne uttari-Bihar mein lokabhaasha ki janachetana ko jeevit karne ka mahati prayaas kiya hai.

mithilaanchal ke lokavyavahaar mein prayog kiye jaanevaale geeton mein aaj bhi vidyaapati ki shrrungaar aur bhakti ras mein pagi rachanaayein jeevit hain. padaavali aur keertilta inki amar rachanaayein hain.

pramukh rachanaayein

mahaakavi vidyaapati sanskrut, abahatth, maithili aadi anek bhaashaaon ke prakaand pandit the. shaasr aur lok donon hi sansaar mein unka asaadhaaran adhikaar tha. karmakaand ho ya dharm, darshan ho ya nyaaya, saundarya shaasr ho ya bhakti rachana, virh vyatha ho ya abhisaar, raaja ka krutitv gaan ho ya saamaanya janta ke liye gaya mein pindadaan, sabhi kshetron mein vidyaapati apni kaalajayi rachanaaon ke badaulat jaane jaate hain. mahaakavi oinavaar raajavansh ke anek raajaaon ke shaasanakaal mein viraajamaan rahakar apne vaidushya evam dooradarshita so unka maargadarshan karte rahe. jin raajaaon ne mahaakavi ko apne yahaaain sammaan ke saath rakha unamein pramukh hai:

(k) devasinh

(kh) keertisinh

(g) shivsinh

(gh) padmasinh

(ch) narasinh

(chh) dheerasinh

(j) bhairavasinh aur

(jh) chandrasinh.

iske alaave mahaakavi ko isi raajavansh ki teen raaniyon ka bhi salaahakaar rahane ka saubhaagya praapt tha. ye raaniyaaain hai:

(k) lakhimaadevi (dei)

(kh) vishvaasadevi aur

(g) dheeramatidevi.

baahari kadiyaaain