Kumbhandas (1468-1583) was a famous poet of Ashtachap. He was a contemporary of Paramanand Das ji. Kumbhandas's Charit is compiled according to the "Talks of the Chaurasi Vaishnavana. Kumbhandas used to live in a village called "Jamunavatau", some distance away from Govardhan Parvat in Braj. There was farming in his house. From his village, he went to Parsoli Chandrasarovar and went to Kirtan in the temple of Srinath. He was born in Gaurava Kshatriya clan. Kumbhandas had seven sons, except Chaturbhajadas who were engaged in all agricultural activities. He took initiation from Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya in 1492 AD.