Krishnadas (1495-1581) Is one of the Ashtachap poets, after Surdas and Nandadas he is considered to be excellent. He was born in a Kunbi (Patel) family in Tilotra village of Rajnagar (Ahmedabad) in Gujarat. Impressed by his intelligence and efficiency, Vallabhacharya initiated him and made him an officer of the temple. His compositions are stored in Raga Kalpadrum and Raga Ratnakar. He has about 250 posts. His poetry is very succulent and emotional.