Thursday, May 7, 2009

History Of Bengal

The history of Bengal includes modern day Bangladesh and West Bengal, dates back four millennia.[1] To some extent, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra rivers separated it from the mainland of India, though at times, Bengal has played an important role in Indian

The following writing is taken from the book "A Thousand Year Old Bengali Mystic Poetry" by Hasna Jasimuddin Moudud (daughter of famous poet Jasimuddin), who has done an extensive research on Bengali mystic poems called "Caryagiti" which was written more than thousand years ago. In addition to the translations of these spiritual poems, she also presented the history of the language and the people so exquisitely, they deserve to be appreciated by the conscious people. The following are some parts taken from the book.
Find out more about the author Hasna Jasimuddin

Bengal was probably the richest place on the Earth only 400 years ago, where many outstanding world-class scholars, poets, writers, scientists, philosophers, spiritual leaders, artists, and social reformers were born. These include: Rabindranath Tagore, Subhash Chandra Bose, SK Mujjibur Rahman, Raja Rammohan Roy, Shree Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, Aurobindo Ghosh, Iswarchandra Vidyasagar, Madhusudan Dutta, Meghnad Saha, Najrul Islam, Santidev Ghosh, Saratchandra Chattopadhyay, Satyen Bose, Sayed Nazrul Islam, Maharaja T.N Chakroborty, Amartya Sen, Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay, Satyajit Ray

1 comment:

Rangan Datta said...

Thanks for using my website as a reference.

Regards Rangan.