He on the request of Sankardev's wife Kalindi urged him to return from Puri and not proceed to Vrindavana. Sankardev was the fountainhead of the Ankiya naat, a form of one-act play. He pioneered the Bengali shorthand and the use of notations in Bengali music. The people who practice his religion are referred to variously as Mahapurushia, Sarania and Sankari. The cloth was housed in the royal court of Kochbehar after the saint presented it to the king; but it disappeared at some point. The Baro-Bhuyans were independent landlords in Assam, and Sankardev belonged … [39] At Dhuwahat, he met his spiritual successor Madhavdev. Damodardev was entrusted by Sankardev to initiate Brahmin disciples. In 1875 he published the poetry collection Swapnaprayan, which is about a young man who travels to several places. He edited the Tattwabodhini Patrika for over 20 years and founded the Hitabadi. (According to one of the biographers Ramcharan Thakur) A painful boil; a visha phohara – had appeared in some part of his body and this led to the passing away of the Saint.Thus, in 1568, after leading a most eventful life dedicated to enlightening humanity; the Mahapurusha breathed his last – after four months of his last stay at Bheladonga– at the remarkable age of 120 years. More than 50,000 books touch upon Indology, Sanskrit literature and Hindu religious texts, including the Vedas and other scriptures. Michael Madhusudan regarded Dwijendranath as the poet to watch out for. Sattriya dance, that Sankardev first conceived and developed and which was later preserved for centuries by the sattras, is now among the classical dance forms of India. Every achar (conduct) in Hindu Dharma has been designed to reduce Raja- Tama components and enhance sattvikta (Sattva-predominance; Purity), and get protection from distress due to negative energy through every activity. On receiving repeated complaints that Sankardev was corrupting the minds of the people by spreading a new religion Nara Narayan, the Koch king, ordered Sankardev's arrest, and Sankardev went into hiding. Sankardev and his followers reached Kapalabari in Koch kingdom in later part of 1540 and put up there. What does Hindu Dharma say about Reincarnation? The Bhagavatic religious movement he started, Ekasarana Dharma and also called Neo-Vaishnavite movement,[4] influenced two medieval kingdoms—Koch and the Ahom kingdoms—and the assembly of devotees he initiated evolved over time into monastic centers called Sattras, which continue to be important socio-religious institutions in Assam and to a lesser extend in North Bengal. During his pilgrimage, he became the part of a pan-Indian Bhakti movement and helped it blossom. Chandsai, a Muslim tailor serving the Koch king became a disciple of Sankardev at Kochbehar. He wrote Bhakti pradipa and Rukmini harana. At Patbausi, he had lent his Bargeets numbering around 240 to Kamala Gayan. It is the source of all wisdom. Sankardev lost his father to smallpox when he was about 7 years old,[14] and his mother died either soon after his birth, or soon after his father's death;[15] and he was raised by his grandmother Khersuti. Besides, he has left an extensive literary oeuvre of trans-created scriptures (Bhagavat of Sankardev), poetry and theological works written in Sanskrit, Assamese and Brajavali. Due to the unsettled situation at Gangmau Sankardev next moved to Dhuwahat, near Ahatguri in present-day Majuli, washed away by the Brahmaputra in 1913. Some of the first to be initiated into this religion was the wife of Jayanta-dalai, a leper named Hariram (later Tulasiram), Ramaram his associate and Mahendra Kandali, his tol teacher.