Nigamananda Paramahansa

Indian saint Nigamananda Paramahansa

Swami Nigamananda Paramahansa was a satguru, a yogi and a Hindu spiritual leader well known in Eastern India. He was a Hindu guru, a Hindu philosopher associated with the shakti cult and viewed as a perfect spiritual master of tantra, gyan, yoga and prema or bhakti His followers idealized him as their worshipped and beloved thakura (ठाकुर). Nigamananda was born into a Brahmin family in the hamlet of Kutabpur in Nadia district.
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Mahishya
Death Place
Calcutta

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New India's fast fiesta - The Asian Age
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Irom Sharmila Chanu from Manipur has been fasting since November 2, 2000 for the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. Swami Nigamananda died fasting to preserve the Ganga. Baba Ramdev fasted for recovering black money
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Businessman, doctor booked for Nigamananda murder - NDTV.com
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PTI, Updated: August 20, 2011 01:20 IST Haridwar: Two months after the mysterious death of Swami Nigamananda who was leading a campaign against illegal quarrying in Ganga riverbed, the CBI has registered a case of murder and criminal conspiracy against
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CBI starts probe in fasting swami's death - Times of India
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NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday started probe into the mysterious death of Swami Nigamananda, who died at Dehradun in June after fasting for nearly four months to protest illegal mining on the Ganga riverbed
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Seer Fasts for Probe Into Swami Nigamanand's Death - Outlook
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PTI | Haridwar | Aug 11, 2011 The fast of a seer at the Matri Sadan ashram here to press for a CBI inquiry into the alleged murder of Swami Nigamananda entered the 13th day today even as the agency took over the probe into the mysterious death
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Nigamananda death probe handed to CBI - Hindustan Times
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PTI The CBI on Wednesday took over the probe into the mysterious death of Swami Nigamananda, who died in Dehradun after fasting for nearly four months in protest against illegal mining on the Ganga riverbed. The Centre on Wednesday issued a
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If they cared, they would know how a holy man Swami Nigamananda Saraswati fasted for 115 days to save the Ganga and died. If they cared about what is happening in their mother India, they should have read the popular book about India 'Inhaling the
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CBI may take over probe into death of Swami Nigamananda - Times of India
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PTI | Aug 5, 2011, 09.12PM IST NEW DELHI: The CBI is likely to start probe into the mysterious death of Swami Nigamananda who died at Dehradun in June after nearly four months of fast protesting illegal mining on Ganga river bed
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Fire Kills 177 Followers of Guru At a Memorial in Eastern India
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A fire swept through a cluster of thatched-roof buildings on Sunday and killed 177 people near a city in eastern India where scores of worshipers had gathered to seek the blessing of a dead Hindu guru, a Government official said. Rescue workers, using shovels and pitchforks, had retrieved 154 bodies from the site of the fire, near the city of
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    FIFTIES
  • 1935
    Age 54
    Swami Nigamananda retired and resided in Nilachala Kutir in Puri for several years, till 1935.
    Swami Nigamananda retired and resided in Nilachala Kutir in Puri for several years, till 1935.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1915
    Age 34
    Nigamananda categorized Bhakta Sammilani into "Sarbabhouma" (Country wide or सार्बभौम भक्त सम्मिलनी) and "Pradeshika (State wide or प्रादेशिक भक्त सम्मिलनी.) The first "Sarbabhouma Bhakta Sammilani" was established by him at Kokilamukh in 1915.
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    Nigamananda installed Jagat Gurus Ashan (जगत गुरु आसन), in 1915 at Kokilamukh, Jorhat, Assam and established many ashrams and made thousands of disciples in the guru-shishya tradition.
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    Nigamananda categorized Bhakta Sammilani into "Sarbabhouma" (Country wide or सार्बभौम भक्त सम्मिलनी) and "Pradeshika (State wide or प्रादेशिक भक्त सम्मिलनी.) The first "Sarbabhouma Bhakta Sammilani" was established by him at Kokilamukh in 1915.
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    Nigamananda installed Jagat Gurus Ashan (जगत गुरु आसन), in 1915 at Kokilamukh, Jorhat, Assam and established many ashrams and made thousands of disciples in the guru-shishya tradition.
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  • 1912
    Age 31
    This Institution(Shanti Ashram) or "Saraswata Matha" founded by Swami Nigamananda in 1912(1319 BS) reached its hundredth anniversary on Akshaya Tritiya Baishakh, 2011 (1418 BS), i.e. 6 May 2011.
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    Nigamananda founded Shanti Ashram (शांति आश्रम) in 1912 at Jorhat to fulfill his three missions, to propagate Sanatana Dharma (spreading eternal religion), spreading true education and serve everybody as god incarnate.
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    This Institution(Shanti Ashram) or "Saraswata Matha" founded by Swami Nigamananda in 1912(1319 BS) reached its hundredth anniversary on Akshaya Tritiya Baishakh, 2011 (1418 BS), i.e. 6 May 2011.
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    Nigamananda founded "Shanti Ashram" (शांति आश्रम) in 1912 at Jorhat to fulfill his three missions, to propagate Sanatana Dharma (spreading eternal religion), spreading true education and serve everybody as god incarnate.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1905
    Age 24
    Nigamananda founded his first Yoga Ashram in 1905 (1312 BS) at Kodaldhoa in Garo Hills, which is called now "Garohill-Yogashrama" (गारोहिल योगाश्रम).
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    Nigamananda founded his first Yoga Ashram in 1905 (1312 BS) at Kodaldhoa in Garo Hills, which is called now "Garohill-Yogashrama" (गारोहिल योगाश्रम).
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  • 1904
    Age 23
    In 1904 Nigamananda went to Allahabad to see kumbha mela and learned that his master Sachidandand was in the area, staying with Sankaracarya of Sringeri Matha.
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    In 1904, he was in Kashi (now known as Varanasi), when goddess Annapurna appeared in another dream and told him that his knowledge was limited to formless god and not gone beyond that, hence he was still incomplete.
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    After hard practice, in the month of Poush 1904, Nigamananda was able to master Savikalpa samadhi (the trance in which the yogi loses his body consciousness and acquires a transcendental consciousness while retaining his individual identity).
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    In 1904 Nigamananda went to Allahabad to see kumbha mela and learned that his master Sachidandand was in the area, staying with Sankaracarya of Sringeri Matha.
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    In 1904, he was in Kashi (now known as Varanasi), when goddess Annapurna appeared in another dream and told him that his knowledge was limited to formless god and not gone beyond that, hence he was still incomplete.
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    After hard practice, in the month of Poush 1904, Nigamananda was able to master Savikalpa samadhi (the trance in which the yogi loses his body consciousness and acquires a transcendental consciousness while retaining his individual identity).
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  • 1903
    Age 22
    Again Nigamananda went out to seek a guru. In 1903 he met a "yogi guru" (yoga master) - whom he called "Sumeru Dasji" (otherwise known as Koot Hoomi Lal Singh or Kuthumi).
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    Again Nigamananda went out to seek a guru. In 1903 he met a "yogi guru" (yoga master) - whom he called "Sumeru Dasji" (otherwise known as Koot Hoomi Lal Singh or Kuthumi).
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  • 1902
    Age 21
    In 1902 he searched for a jnani guru.
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    In 1902 he searched for a jnani guru.
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  • 1901
    Age 20
    At the end of Vadra, 1901 (approximately five years after marriage) when he was serving as the supervisor of the Narayanpur Estate (Zamindari), Nalinikanta saw the shadowy image of his wife standing at the table glowering and silent while she was away at Kutabpur (Nalinikanta's village).
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    At the end of Vadra, 1901 (approximately five years after marriage) when he was serving as the supervisor of the Narayanpur Estate (Zamindari), Nalinikanta saw the shadowy image of his wife standing at the table glowering and silent while she was away at Kutabpur (Nalinikanta's village).
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1899
    Age 18
    He completed his study in 1899 and joined a service in the District Board of Dinajpur, the estate of Rani Rashmoni.
    He completed his study in 1899 and joined a service in the District Board of Dinajpur, the estate of Rani Rashmoni.
  • 1897
    Age 16
    In 1897 his father married him to a thirteen-year-old girl named Sudhansubala Devi of Halisahar.
    In 1897 his father married him to a thirteen year old girl named Sudhansubala Devi of Halisahar.
  • 1895
    Age 14
    In 1895 he entered Dhaka Asanulla Engineering College.
    In 1895 he entered Dhaka Asanulla Engineering College.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1880
    Born
    Born on August 18, 1880.
    Born on August 18, 1880.
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