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The Sattra Institution of Assam

The Sattra Institution of Assam

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Published by Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture in Guwahati .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25276929M
LC Control Number2012335370

This is really a very bare bones outline of the history of Assam in Northeast India. It really is not a very enlightening book because it gives very little of the story and the "big picture" behind its unique history. It almost just a laundry list of kingdoms, rulers, wars, and a small bit about society in general.1/5(1).   If you planning to book Assam tour packages, you have to visit Majuli Island in Assam, The Guinness Book of World Records has announced that Majuli as the world’s biggest river you have plans to tour Assam, consider including Majuli in your Assam tour package. Take a quick read to learn about the beautiful island- Majuli located in Assam.

Vaishnavite Tourism means tourism in various institution of Vaishnavite religion like the Sattras, Namghars and the Thaans. Vaishnavite Tourism as a new trend in the Assam Tourism. Assam is a land of the Vaishnava religion. Great Vaishnava saint of Assam, Srimanta Sankaradeva formulated the doctrines of his own brand of Vaishnavism called ‘Eksarana Namadharma’. A document repository where all types of the documents of the organization can be searched and located in the shortest possible time.

“ Sattra is a Sanskrit word, the word Sattra has been used in two senses firstly, in the sense of an alms-house, and secondly in the sense of a sacrifice lasting from a few days to a year or Author: Dibya Jyoti Kalita. The Sattra institution of Assam was a creation of Srimanta Sankaradeva ( A.D.), the great saint-scholar, poet-playwright and philosopher reformer, who nearly revolutionized the medieval society of Kamarupa-Asama in nearly all its aspects about five and a half centuries back.


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The Sattra Institution of Assam Download PDF EPUB FB2

Satra s (Assamese: সত্ৰ) are institutional centers associated with the Ekasarana tradition of Vaishnavism, largely found in the Indian state of Assam and neighboring regions. Numbering in the hundreds, these centers are generally independent of each other and under the control of individual adhikaras (or satradhikars), though they can.

Sarma, Satyendranath N. The Neo-Vaishnavite Movement and the Sattra Institution of Assam. Guwahati: Lawyer’s Book Stall. Shneiderman, Sara. Synthesizing Practice and Performance, Securing Recognition: Thangmi Cultural Heritage in Nepal and India.

Sattras are monastic institutions of the neo-Vaishnavite tradition that serve as socio-religious and cultural centres in Assam. An integral part of Assamese life and culture, sattras are repositories of the ancient religious philosophy and artistic expressions attached to it.

Than & Sattra institution: a living heritage of Sankaradeva legacy The Thân or Sattra institution is a living heritage bequeathed to the posterity by Srimanta Sankaradeva ( AD – AD). Unlike most heritages, which are long dead, the Thân or Sattra institution continues to be a vibrant one.

Ekasarana Dharma (Assamese এক শৰণ ধৰ্ম; literally: 'Shelter-in-One religion') is a panentheistic religion propagated by Srimanta Sankardeva in the 15thth century in the The Sattra Institution of Assam book state of rejects vedic ritualism and focuses on devotion to Krishna in the form of congregational listening and singing his name and deeds and (Sravan).

The word Satra is first used in the Satapatha Brāhmana in the sense of a sacrifice. In the Bhāgavata also, it is used in numerous places.

But in Assam Vaisnavism, the term acquired a different and distinctive meaning. A Satra is more than a Buddhist vihāra or a Hindu math.

The Satras in Assam are a unique type of institution. The contributions of neo-vaishnavism in Assam through the Sattra institution are highly appreciable which has sustained for about five centuries. With the help of the vaisnavite movement of Assam the Sattra institution played an important role to make the Assamese society united.

This article looks at the nuances of gender dynamics within Sattra, the neo-Vaishnavite monasteries of Assam, located in the river island ished as a part of medieval bhakti movement in Assam, Sattras play a significant role not only in the religious sphere but also in sociopolitical and economic aspects of life.

Drawing from historical accounts on Vaishnavism and data Author: Simashree Bora. Goswami, K.D. Sattra Sanskritir Ruprekha: A treatise on some cultural aspects of the Sattra Institution of Assam. Dibrugarh: Banalata Prakashan, Print. Goswami, Narayan Deva.

Sattriya Sanskritir ti: Lawyers Book. Mahanta, Pradip Jyoti. "The Sattra Institution in Assam" in Sattriya: Classical Dance of Assam. Edited by Sunil Kothari.

Mumbai: Marg Foundation, Mahanta, Pradip Jyoti. "Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalabiksha: Eti Darshanik Bichar" (in Assamese) in Ankiya. Sankardev, then named Sankaravara, was born into the Shiromani (chief) Baro-Bhuyans family at Alipukhuri near Bordowa in present-day Nagaon district in c Though some authors have expressed doubt that Sankardev could have lived that long, considering that he was of robust health is generally accepted.

The Baro-Bhuyans were independent landlords in Assam, and Sankardev Born: 26 SeptemberBordowa, NagaonAssam, India. My book ‘Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva’ was appreciated in Frankfurt Book Fair in AD.

Beijing Book Fair of and Seoul International Book Fair of also displayed some of my books. Majuli: Resources and Challenges was marked by different websites as one of the important books published in the entire country. Glimpses of the Sattra Institution of Asom: /-Survey of the Buddhist Monasteries of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh: /-Traditional Systems of the Wanchos of Arunachal Pradesh: /-The Sattra Institution of Assam -A report towards Understanding our Heritage - English: 70/.

The neo-Vaishnavite monasteries of the Majuli island keep the Sattriya dance form of Assam alive. BHABANANDA BARBAYAN was three and a. The great Sattra institution, founded by him in AD at Bardowa for the first time for preaching Eka Sarana Nama Dharma and replicated in Dhuwahata Belaguri of Majuli in.

Assam. During the time of Madhavdeva and Damodardeva, his two disciples, Sattra institution became a permanent and regular feature and took a monastic form.

In the later part of the 17 th Century, the Sattra institution acquired royal patronage and this offered the Sattra a sound economic footing. List of protected Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Assam, under the Directorate of Archaeology, Assam (English).

Edited by Dr. H.N. Dutta, Directorate of Archaeology, Assam: 1 st Edition nd Edition List of protected Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Assam, under the Directorate of Archaeology, Assam (Assamese).-do-1 st. An Introduction to the Sattra Culture of Assam: Belief, Change in Tradition and Current Entanglement a monastery-like religious and socio-cultural institution.

Several Sattras were established. Neog,Maheswar. Bhaona The Ritual Play of Assam. Sangeet Natak Academy; Neog,Maheswar().The contribution of the Sankardeva Movement to the Culture and Civilisation of India, Forum for Sankardeva Studies, Guwahati.

Sarma, S. The Sattra Institution of Assam. Glimpses of the Vaisnava Heritage of Assam. 43, In Assam for past years in more than sattras, monasteries the monks perform dance as a ritual worship before the holy book Srimad Bhagavata placed on a throne, in a large hall known as.

People who seek to become bhakats are declining day by day. There is a fear that if such a trend is continues, the institution of monastic Sattra may become extinct one day. An attempt has been made here to analyse the characteristics, contribution and present day problem faced by .Introduction: from the mists of the Brahmaputra --The classical dance tradition in Assam --The institution of the Sattra --Ankiya Nat and Bhaona --Sattriya Ojapali: a related dance form --Nritta: technique --Nritya --Music --Exponents.

The award was instituted by Sangeet Sattra, the premier institution for imparting training of the Sattriya culture, to mark respect to the late Rasheswar Saikia Borbayan.