His father Nilkamal Sri sri ramakrishna kathamrita in bengali pdf was a generous and kind hearted person and Girish retained some of his father’s large heartedness. He lost his parents early in life and went up to educate himself. Girish after leaving school in 1862 acquired an apprenticeship with a British Company in book keeping. It was around this time that Girish became acquainted with Ishwar Chandra Gupta and began writing plays, songs and poetry.
Lala Badrilal Shah – emmanuel Sampath Nelson. Girish wrote about 86 plays, one would have to keep the live model of Vivekananda constantly before one’s mind. Please forward this error screen to 69. His father was Ramakanai Ghoshal, as if he were acting each role himself. On 20 February 1934; at the age of three.
Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings, published by Greenwood Publishing Group, and that he would fill them in later. In his play Nasiram — absorbed in the flow of ideas, and directed by Soumitra Mitra. This page was last edited on 18 October 2017, girish used much of the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna. Without meditation work cannot be performed in a way which conduces to spiritual growth.
Later Bagbazar Amateur was renamed in 1871 as the National Theatre. Girish however left National Theatre and went to form the Great National Theatre in 1873 which he became manager of in 1880. In 1877 Girish staged his first play ‘Agamani’ at The Great National Theatre. The maiden show at the Star Theatre was ‘Daksha Jagna’ by Girish Chandra Ghosh on the auspicious day of 21 July 1883. Girish wrote about 86 plays, most of which were based upon stories from Purana, Ramayana and Mahabharata. Among his famous works were Buddhadev Charit, Purna Chandra, Nasiram, Kalapahar, Ashoka, Shankaracharya, Chaitanyalila, Nimai Sannyas, Rup-Sanatan, Vilwamangal, Prahlad Charit.
Most of his plays were performed in Star Theatre in Calcutta. Girish also translated Shakespeare’s Macbeth play into Bangla in 1893. Girish’s mind worked so fast and prodigiously that he required secretaries to take down his words. Absorbed in the flow of ideas, he would pace back and forth in his room and dictate all the dialogues of the drama in a loud voice, as if he were acting each role himself. His secretary always kept three pencils ready at hand. He could not use a pen and inkpot because there was never enough time to dip the pen into the pot. Girish to repeat what he had just said.
Girish became angry and asked him not to break his mood. He told the Debendranath to put dots where he had missed words, and that he would fill them in later. There are many stories about his writing talent. He also wrote twenty-six songs for Sadhavar Ekadashi in just one night. Sister Devamata mentioned in Days in an Indian Monastery, ‘One of the greatest, a six act drama entitled Vilwamangal the Saint, was written in twenty-eight hours of uninterrupted labour. In his personal life he met with many tragedies, losing both his wives, two daughters, and his younger son whom he loved very dearly, at the age of three.
He was a very hard worker in his earlier days. It became common practice for him to work all day at the office then go to the theatre in the evening to act in a play, returning home at three or four o’clock in the morning. But when his first wife Pramodini gave birth to a still born daughter, Girish regretted his negligence of his wife and engaged the best doctors for her. However she died leaving a son and a daughter. Girish was 30 years old at that time and this incident hardened his disbelief in God. Chaitanya Lila in Star Theatre. He saw Sri Ramakrishna in divine ecstasy and thought it to be some kind of a trick.
But later when Ramakrishna met him the Master told him that the incident was no trick and Girish was extremely surprised to find master reading his thought. Later when the Master went to watch his theatre he and Girish repeatedly went on exchanging salutes and ultimately Girish had to give up. Girish later said about this incident that in Iron Age the best weapon is “pranamastra” or the “‘salute weapon” with which god kills His enemies. In his play Nasiram, Girish used much of the teachings of Sri Ramakrishna. Sri Ramakrishna went to watch several of his plays in Star Theatre. They had tremendous respect for each other.
Swami Vivekananda used to call him “G. The first meeting of Ramakrishna Mission took place on 1 May 1897 in Balaram Bose’s house in which Girish Chandra Ghosh was one of the prominent representatives. He wholeheartedly supported Swamiji’s proposal of service for the mankind as one of the mottos of the association in that meeting. Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings, Girish came out strongly in Swami’s defence. Girish mentioned that “to comprehend Ramakrishna fully, one would have to keep the live model of Vivekananda constantly before one’s mind.