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proficients in the science above-named, his own commentaries was the book principally used in this academy. When he was fifty-five years of age, Anam Bhatt, together with several of his disciples visited the mountain of Srisaile, where a celebrated idol of Seva was established; on his return he employed his time entirety in his studies, except a few hours in the morning and evening, which he alloted to devotion and religious exercises.

This poet did not visit the Court of any kind, nor seek rewards from any men of note, being content to maintain himself and family on his patrimony, which was ample and quite adequate to all his wants. He lived happy, and contended, and had many children, who all survived him.