“પછી શામળીયોજી બોલીયા, તને સાંભરે રે ! ”
“દૂર થકી દીઠી દીકરી, મહેતે સમર્યા શ્રીનરહરિ;
Born in Vadodara, Gujarat in the 17th century, Kavi Premanand was one such Manbhatt who raised the standard of Gujarati bhakti poetry with his akhayans to new heights. His simple yet vivid compositions reflected the life and culture of common people of Gujarat during the Mughal period.