Kritivas Ojha

Kritivas Ojha

Ramayana, written by the original poet of Bengal, Krittivas, is an extraordinary book which has been read with equal dignity everywhere for centuries, whether in the huts of the poor or in the palaces of the rich. He is the only one comparable to poet Krittivas in terms of popularity.

He did not translate the Ramayana literally by Valmiki. Rama added many elements of his own imagination which made Ramayana suitable for the modern mind. This book continues to spread the great life of Ram in the homes of Bengalis.

One day another poet of Bengal Michael Madhusudan became such a successful poet after noticing such amazing respect of poet Krittivas among the people.

Dreamed of getting up.

His works will be read in Chandi Mandap, Bottala, Mudikhana and will be heard in the palace of the rich with equal interest and care.

The exact date of birth of Kavi Krittivas is not available. Even the original written by him

The manuscript has also not been discovered till date. According to the tradition, the ancient poets were born in the year of their works

He used to mention the time. It is absent in the works of Krittivas.

What he states as an autobiography only mentions the poet’s birthday.

It is like this:

It is surprising that this autobiography written by the poet was also lost to time. Well-known critics Bahadur Dinesh Chandra Sen and Hirendranath. Dutta was able to rescue it.

Later, Dr. Nalinikanth Bhattasali recovered the autobiography of the poet from another statue.

This autobiography is the key factor in determining when the poet was present. With its help today we can tell when and where in Bangladesh the son of Bangabharati was born.

In his autobiography, the poet said that Aditya’s Sripanchami virtue was his in Maghamas

was born

To the confusion of those who copied the statue, the word Punya is written in full in some places. As a result, there has been considerable confusion among researchers.

However, Dinesh Chandra Sen was the first to state that the poet was born in 1440

A.D. The birthday is on Sripanchami Tithi Sunday of Maghmas.

According to this account, the memorial plaque has been rooted in the village of Fulia, the birthplace of the poet. However, many later historians and linguists could not agree with this term.

Current researchers determine the correct year with the help of Indian Ephemeris by fixing Sunday and Sripanchami Tithi. According to this poet Krittivas was born on 6th January 1443 AD.

Although it is possible to know the year-date of birth, it is not possible to know the year-date of death. According to Jayananda’s Chaitanyamangal Kavya, the poet Krittivas was alive till 1493 AD before the birth of Chaitanyadeva.

From the autobiography of the poet, it is known that they were the nobles of Mukhti clan and formerly residents of East Bengal i.e. present day Bangladesh. When famine struck that country, the poet’s great-grandfather, Pandit Narsingh Ojha, moved to a village on the banks of the Ganges in West Bengal with his family. Earlier, the Majhis used to make beautiful flower gardens in their residences in this village.

Hence the name of the village was Phuliya.

The Ganga flows to the south and west of this village. Narsingh Ojha is here

Lived with grandchildren. Narasimha’s son Garvesvara. Garvesvara’s three sons are Murari, Surya and Govinda. Seven sons of Murari. His eldest son Bhairava was welcomed in the Raj Sabha. Another son is Banamali. He has six sons and one daughter. Krittivas is the eldest son of Banamali.

Krittivas mother’s name is Malini. However, the poet’s mother’s name appears differently in different statues. For example, Menka, Maniki, Maniki, Malika etc. The poet received his primary education from his father and grandfather. At twelve years old

For higher education he was sent (4th January 1454 AD) to the famous Pandit Raimukut Acharya Churamani Brihaspati Misra of Gaur. He then went to North Bengal to Acharya Divakar.

At the end of the lesson, Acharya Divakar sings the Ramayana in Bengali for the public

Panchali ordered to compose.

Krittivas started composing Ramayana Panchali on the order of Shikshaguru. Returning home at the age of twenty-two, he attended the court of Ruknuddin Barbak Shah, the then ruler of Gaur, and composed seven verses.

Showed him respect.

Satisfied with Krittivasa’s poetry, Goudadhipati expressed his desire to grant him royal status, and he proudly said:

No one has anything to avoid. Wherever you go, there is only glory.

However, he is considered by the people to be a fuller poet, even though he rejects the honor of Rajsamman

was received as

received support.

It is known from various texts that poet Gaudeshwar was sincere in composing Ramayana songs

Selected biographies are complete

According to the kaulinya customs of the society at that time, the poet married thrice. He had one son and four daughters. Nathaniel Bracy Halhead collected many of the seven volumes of what is now known as the Krittivasi Ramayana. It was first published in Granthakara in 1803 AD from the Srirampur Mission.

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