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Birth Anniversary of Sankardev In 2024 – Birth Tithi of Sankardev in Assam

Sankardev (1449 – 1569) was a popular Vaishnava Saint in Assam. His birth anniversary or birth tithi is observed on the Ashwin Shukla Paksha Dasami Tithi or the tenth day during the waxing phase of moon. Birth Tithi of Sankardev in 2024 is October 213.

A Vaishnava saint, Shankardev spread the message of Vedanta and Samkhya philosophy. He used the teachings in Srimad Bhagavata Purana to clarify the doubts of the people who were drawn to numerous other philosophies.

Birth Anniversary of Sankardev – Birth Tithi of Sankardev in Assam

To spread the Vaishnava sect, he built numerous Satra the first was at Bardowa and the second was at Barpeta.

Some of his talented and famous disciples included Madhav Dev and Anant Kandli. He was able to successfully spread the Vaishnava philosophy in Assam. He wrote several devotional songs like Bhagwat Bhakti Ratnakar, Bhakti pradeep and numerous other literatures including one act plays.

The most important holy text of the sect founded by Sankardev is the Srimad Bhagavad Purana.