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English: en:Goswami Tulsidas Awadhi Hindi poet and composer of the en:Ramcharitmanas
Source Personal copy of book Ramcharitmanas by en:Goswami Tulsidas, published by Sri Ganga Publishers, Gai Ghat, Benaras, 1949. Scanned and uploaded by Fowler&fowler (talk) 14:29, 22 November 2011 (UTC)
Author Mohan, 1949


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Tulsidas the poet who composed Ramcharitmanas and Shree Hanuman Chalisa

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