Vaishnav scholar and “Sattradhikar” of Majuli’s ”Natun Kamlabari Satra”, Narayan Chandra Goswami, died at a hospital in Assam on Tuesday after affected by a protracted sickness, sources within the medical institution mentioned.
”Sattradhikars” head Vaishnav monasteries referred to as ”Satras”. He was 80.
An authority on Brajawali language, Narayan Chandra Goswami wrote a number of books highlighting Neo-Vaishnav spiritual and ”Sattriya” cultural traditions.
He had over 20 books to his credit score, together with ”Sattriya Sanaskritir Swarnarekha”, ”Brajabuli Bhasar Byakaran aru Abhidhan”, ”Satriya Nrityar Byakaran”, ”Assamat Bhaonar Parampara”.
Narayan Chandra Goswami additionally authored 9 performs and a number of other essays on Neo-Vaishnavism faith and tradition of Assam in addition to modifying ”Kirtan Ghosa”, ”Naam Ghosa”, ”Ankiya” performs, and ”Borgeets” of Srimanta Sankaradeva and his disciple Madhavadeva.
He was conferred the honorary Physician of Literature (D Lit) diploma by Dibrugarh College in 2010, and a number of other different awards, together with the Srimanta Shankardev Award and Shankardev Shilpi Sadhana Bota (Award).
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the loss of life of the erudite scholar and paid floral tributes to him.
The demise of Narayan Chandra Goswami, Satradhikar of Majuli’s Sri Sri Natun Kamalabari Satra, is an immense loss to the cultural and religious sphere of Assam.
Provided floral tributes and prayers to the departed soul of the honored scholar in Guwahati. pic.twitter.com/LM2fIGJJqi
– Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) August 11, 2020
Narayan Chandra Goswami had devoted his life to enriching Vaishnav tradition and literature together with selling ”Sattriya” tradition the world over, Mr Sonowal mentioned in his message.
“His loss of life is an irreparable loss to the mental, religious and cultural facets of the state”, the chief minister added.
Well being and Schooling Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and BJP president Ranjeet Dass additionally condoled the Vaishnav scholar’s loss of life.
Narayan Chandra Goswami was ailing with liver drawback since final 12 months and the state authorities had prolonged assist for his therapy in a non-public hospital in New Delhi.
He was once more admitted to a hospital a few month in the past however his situation didn’t enhance and he breathed his final on Tuesday.