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Encyclopedia > Bhagavat of Sankardeva

The Bhagavat of Sankardeva is the adaptation of the Bhagavata Purana made by Srimanta Sankardeva in 15th-16th century in the regions that form present-day Assam and Cooch Behar. This book is revered and forms the central religious text for the followers of Sankardeva. The text is not a literal translation from the original Sanskrit into the vernacular but it is an adaptation to the local milieu in language and content. The Bhagavata Purana (sometimes rendered as Bhagavatha Purana), also known as the Srimad Bhagavatam, written c. ... Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva (1449-1568) is a colossal figure in the cultural and religious history of Assam, India. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... Assam (Assamese: অসম, Hindi: असम; Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sanskrit ( संस्कृतम् ; pronunciation: ) is an Indo-European classical language of India and a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. ... The vernacular is the native language of a country or locality. ...


References

  • Barman, Sivanath An Unsung Colossus: An Introduction to the Life and Works of Sankaradeva, Guwahati, 1999.

 
 

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