Monday, September 26, 2016

Pashupati

Pashupati (Sanskrit: पशुपति , Bengali: পশুপতি ) was a Brahmin (Brahmana) who lived around 890 CE in  Tarkari in Sravsati region of North Bengal (West Bengal and Islamic Bangladesh). 

He belonged to a Brahmin family renowned for its scholarship1.

The Silimpur Stone Slab inscription of 1087 CE talks about this family. His son was Sahil.

References

(1) Migrant Brahmanas in Northern India, Swati Datta, Motilal Banarasidas, 1989

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