Sri Angan

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Sri Angan is an Ashram set up by Prabhu Jagadbandhu of the Mahanam Sampraday in Faridpur, Bangladesh in 1899 C.E.[1] This ashram is the headquarters of the Mahanam Sampraday in Bangladesh.During the Bangladesh liberation war of 1971 the Pakistani Army killed 8 monks in the Ashram while they were praying and damaged the ashram.[2] Janmastami is celebrated with great religious fervour every year. A procession in honour of the Hindu God Krishna is taken through the town[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sridham Sriangan Faridpur". Mahanam sampraday. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Institutions of Dr Mahanam". ICBS. Retrieved 22 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Janmastami programme inaugurate in Faridpur". The New Nation, Dhaka  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). 14 August 2009. Retrieved 2 September 2012.