... he [Chaitanya] described bhakti as that state of mind in which one abandons all duties through love of Krishna and points out that one cannot reach the path of love without renouncing all thoughts of oneself.
Chaitanya, paraphrased in "Hindu spirituality: Postclassical and modern", by K. R. Sundararajan in p. 60.
Tuslidas’s attitude toward life and literature was distinctly more objective. Quite naturally, therefore, he has used the objective forms – the epic and the narrative – besides of course, the lyric as vehicles of his devotional poetry.K. R. Sundararajan