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Ancient hindu poetry was composed in metrical form. Poetry has greater beauty and power in conveying the idea. Ramayana was the first poetical work, hence it is called AdiKavya. Chandas helped in the birth of various metrical forms used in the hyms to various deities, in the Puranas and other poetical works.