July 7, 2022
History of Nabadwip
Nabadwip city founded
- Acording to 'Ramacharitam' of Sandhyakar Nandi, it is considered to have been founded in 1063 CE.
- He lived on the shores of Bhagirathi, probably in Nabadwip.
- Samanta Sen was employed in high offices under the Palas.
1070 - 95
- He held the position of a feudatory chief in the Pala empire.
- He is also described asprotector of king in Barrackpur plate of Vijaya Sen.
1070 - 96
- Vijaya Sen defeated Palas and founded the independent rule of Senas dynasty.
- He conquered Kamarupa and Kalinga.
- Vijaya-prashasti was written by the famous poet Sriharsa.
1097 - 1160
- Ballala Sen ended the Pala Empire by defeating Govindapala.
- Ballala Sena introduced the practice of Kulinism in Bengal.
- He wrote the Danasagara, and started writing the Adbhutasagara.
- Ballala Sena married Ramadevi a princess of Western Chalukya Empire.
1160 - 78
- Lakshmana Sen was devout to Vaishnava.
- He completed the Adbhuta Sagara.
- His court poets -
- Jayadeva (Gitagovinda)
- Dhoyi (Pavanduta)
- Umapati (Deopara Prashasti)
- Govardhana (Arya-saptasati)
1179 - 1206
Invasion of Bakhtiyar Khilji
- Bakhtiyar Khalji attacked Nabadwip and defeated Lakshman Sen.
- Eastern Bengal remained under Sena control.
- According to Minhaj al-Siraj's "Tabaqat-i-Nasiri" he left the city of Nudiah in desolation.
- He was smrtikar and framer of reformed religious sanctions.
- He was born in Nabadwip.
- His famus books are 'Ekadashi', 'Durga puja', 'Rasyatra', 'Dolyatra', 'Sangkranti' 'Ayurveda' 'Dattaka'.
- He was a Sanskrit scholar and Nyaya philosopher.
- He was son of Narahari Visharad, a famous philosopher of Nadia.
- He went away to Puri when Chaitanyadev's social movement earned the displeasure of the royal court in Nadia.
- He was Chancellor of Ancient Mithila University.
- He was the grandson of Shulapani.
- He brought the new school of Navya Nyaya, representing the final development of Indian formal logic.
- His original name was Vishvambhara Mishra.
- According to 'Chaitanya Charitamrita', he was born in Nabadwip during a lunar eclipse on the full moon night, beneath a Neem tree.
- He was the second son of Jagannath Mishra and Sachi Devi.
18 Feb 1486
Pilgrimage to Gaya
- He travelled to Gaya as a pilgrim at the age of 22 to carry out his father's sraddha ritual.
- Chaitanya met his guru, Ishvara Puri, from whom he received initiation with the Gopala Krishna mantra.
- At the age of 24, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu left Nabadwip to obtain sannyasa from Keshava Bharati in Katwa.
- From there he went to Shantipur and then on to Puri.
Chaitanya visited Vrindavan
- Over time, Vrindavan's essence was lost until Chaitanya rediscovered it.
- In order to find the missing holy sites connected to Krishna's sublime pastimes, he travelled to Vrindavan.
Disappearance of Mahaprabhu
- He spent the last 24 years of his life in the Radhakanta Math in Puri, Odisha.
- Prataprudra Dev, the Gajapati ruler, considered Chaitanya as Krishna's avatar.
- He once dove into the Bay of Bengal in Puri, thinking of it as the sacred Yamuna river.
14 June 1534
- Parmananda Sen was his original name.
- He was received the honorific title of 'Kavi Karnapura' by Chaitanya in Puri.
- He is best known for his worls 'Chaitanya Chandrodaya' nataka.
- Aagameshwari Kali puja, the oldest Kali Puja of Nabadwip was started by him.
- He popularized Kali Puja, in Bengal and turned it into a household practice.
- He authored "Tantrasara" and "Brihat Tantrasara".
- His works include a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita.
- He was a philosopher Navya Nyaya school of philosophy.
- Navya Nyaya philosopher and Sanskrit scholar.
- Sanatan Mishra, was his great-grandfather.
Nadia Raj Dynasty
- Raja Mansingh win the battle against Raja Pratapaditya with the help of Bhabananda Majumdar.
- Jahangir rewarded Bhabananda a farman of 14 Parganas in 1606.
1606 - 1950
1723 - 1820