Autobiography of Dr. Fakir Mohan Das


Dr. Fakir Mohan Maharaja - biography - Sri Krishna Dhaam

Dr. Fakir Mohan Das

Fakir Mohan Das, Ph.D., Sahityacharya, served as professor of Sanskrit at Baripada Government Sanskrit College and as senior lecturer in the Post Graduate Department of Oriya, Utkal University. During his tenure he also served as President of the Utkal University Research Assistants Association. Presently he serves as Professor at the Baladeva Vidyabhusana Research Institute, Bhubaneswar. He has served as Editor of the Monthly Śrī Hari-saṅkīrtan, 1963-1987. He is also the Secretary of the recently formed International Thakur Bhaktivinode and Thakur Bhaktisiddhanta Memorial Trust. As Founder-Secretary of the Sri Bhaktivinode Library he has directed the publication of the following titles in Oriya language:

1. Prajukta Khyāto Mañjarī of Srila Rupa Goswami - A Dictionary of Sanskrit Verbs (Translator)

2. Mana-sikṣā of Bhakta Caran Das (Editor)

3. Bhaktakavi Gopāl Kṛṣṇa (Author)

4. Puruṣabodhini Śruti of Atharva Veda (Editor)

5. Mahābhāva-prakāśa of Kahnai Khuntia (Editor)

6. Gaurāṅga Bhāgavat of Bhagavan Das (Editor)

7. Bhakta Caran Das and His Works (Critical Study)

8. Padyāvali of Managovinda Otta (Editor)

9. Prameya Ratnāvali of Baladev Vidyabhusan (Translator)

10. Oṛiyā Sāhityare Bibhinna Dharmadhara - in four volumes (Critical Study)

11. Vaiṣṇava Śrāddha-paddhati (Critical Study)

12. Padyāvali of Banamali (Editor)

13. Caitanya Candrāmṛta of Prabodhananda Saraswati (Translator)

14. Jaiva Dharma (first part) of Thakur Bhaktivinode (Translator)

15. Braja-bihār of Dasarathi Das - in two volumes (Editor)

16. Siddhānta Darpana of Baladeva Vidyabhusana (Translator)

17. Mādhurya Kādambini Bindu of Govinda Das (Editor)

18. Mana-sikṣā of Raghunath Das Goswami (Translator)

19. Śrī Caitanya-vilāsa of Madhava Rath (Editor)

20. Śrī Caitanya Padaṅkaputa Oḍiśa (Author)

21. Oṛiyā Sāhityare Śrī Caitanya-carita (Author)

22. Ṭhākur Śrī Bhaktivinoda (Author)

Excerpt taken from 'Choti; The Native Place of Śrīla Ṭhākura Bhaktivinoda' by Dr. Fakir Mohan Dās