Saturday, April 23, 2016

Kalyana Acharya

Kalyana Acharya / कल्याण आचार्य / কল্যাণ আচার্য was a Brahmin Acharya who lived around 1518 in Nabadvip area of Nadia district. He belonged to the Maitras family of Mandaljani of Kashyapa Gotra being Varendra Brahmins. His father was Nilambara Maitra.

As per Brahminpedia calculations, Kalyana Acharya was born in 1473 (est).


Kalyana Acharya had 4 sons:

He was the grandfather of Krishnananda Agamavagisha, the renowned Pandita and Sadhaka of Veda and Tantra traditions, a mantra-siddha and the author of the Brihat Tantrasara, the most exhaustive worship and sadhana text of Eastern India for Veda and Tantra sadhakas.

Reference


  1. Banger Jatiya Itihasa - Barendra Brahman Bibaran, Shri Nagendranath Basu (pp. 167 - 171)

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