Tulasidas was a saint, poet and has composed many devotional songs and Kirtans.
He was the leading poet of the Bhakti movement and a great reformer of Hindu
Society. His 'Rama-charita-manas' (1575) is the greatest work in Hindi Literature.
It is considered as an immortal classic by all Hindus. Tulasidas was the poet
of common people.
all Hindus, Tulasidas was a symbol of religion, culture and true knowledge.
Besides the religious importance, the poetic creations of Tulasidas are marked
for their literary excellence. His other important poetic works of Tulasidas
are 'Bairavi Ramayana', 'Parvati Mangal', 'Gitavali', 'Vinaypatrika' and 'Hanuman
Chalisa'. Tulasidas was married, but later renounced worldly life and became
a devotee of Lord Rama making pilgrimages most of his life.