Ashtapadi ( eight verses ) : Jagannath Asthaka is the name given to the poetry by Jayadeva in Gita Govindam consisting of 26 Ashtapadis. Ashtapadi hymns are regular compositions of music in India. Each song of Ashtapadi is set in a special raga and tala. It is a rhyme of eternal love and supreme devotion . It is in Sanskrit language . Gitagovindam is a lyrical poetry in tweleve chapters, sub-divided into twenty four divisions called Prabandha . The songs in Gitagovindam symbolize the the eternal love of Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha.