Monday, September 5, 2016

Sucharita

Sucharita (Sanskrit: सुचरित , Bengali: সুচরিত ) was a Brahmin (Brahmana) who lived around 990 CE in  Tarkari in Sravsati region of North Bengal (West Bengal and Islamic Bangladesh).

He belonged to a Brahmin family renowned for its scholarship1. His father was Manoratha.

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

References

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

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