Finnish poet, translator, and writer associated with the Tulenkantajat literary movement. His numerous poetry collections include Paljain Jaloin and Isien Tie.
He suffered from schizophrenia.
He and Lars Jansson were both Finnish authors.
He participated in the war-time Aunus expedition. He published his debut poetry collection, Tuuli ja tahka, in 1922.
His mother died when he was young, and he was raised by his religious grandmother.
- The meaning of the name Kailas: Name Of Shiva's Mountain Residence