Mamoni Raisom Goswami is one of the very popular name in the field of Assamese literature who has bagged many prestigious awards like. An eminent writer, poet, scholar, litterateur, novelist and professor, Mamoni Raisom Goswami was a renowned personality in the field of. Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s death marks end of an era in Literature of Assam. A lady with bright personality and a noble heart, popularly known as Mamoni.

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Unfortunately all the prayers stopped suddenly at 7: She was called affectionaelty as “Mamoni Baidew Elder Sister ” by most of her fans. She also created a trust to study Ramayan and Indian philosphy donating signficant amount of money and her house for it.

She got a new life with a new name which brought fame and respect though out rest of her life. She donated her eyes, so that her vision can be of help to someone needy even after-life. Mamoni Raisom Goswami is her pen name by which she preferred to write. After the sudden death of her husband, Madhaven Raisom Ayengar, in a car accident in the Kashmir region of India, after only eighteen months of marriage, she became addicted to heavy doses of sleeping tablets.

Legendary Literate Bhishma Sahani. Archived from the original on 27 July She was the recipient of the honorary D. Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s pen never stopped till her death.

Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami

During her university days, she met with an handsome and young Engineer from Mysore, Madhevan Raisom Iyengar, who came to Assam mwmoni work on the construction of the Saraighat Bridge in river Brahmaputra. Her father is Umakanta Goswami and mother is Ambika Devi. Retrieved 29 November But the overall emphasis remained on the unity of the Assamese identity.

During her stay in Delhi University she was the comman gurdian to every student from north-east region.

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Mamoni Raisom Goswami is one the author of the recent days who made every Assamese proud. Her teacher Upendra Chandra Lekharu persuaded her to pursue research work for peace of mind.

Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami, the Jnanpith winner bids adieu – Geetima Baruah Sarma, Assam

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mamoni Raisom Goswami. She suffered a stroke in the month of February last year and was taken to New Delhi for treatment. But it didn’t last long as it fell victim to wrath of many faisom who found objections in an autobiography written by just a 26 year old.

Mamoni Raisom Goswami became an i nternation figure of Ramayan studies soon. Her autobiography was trnslated into english as “An unfinished Autobiography” injust two years after the orginal assamese publish. Madhavan not only encouraged her continuously to write, but also provided exposure to innumerable of experiences.

Inshe was awarded as “Ambassador of Peace” by Korean federation of peace. Indira Goswami 14 November — 29 Novemberknown by her pen name Mamoni Raisom Goswami and popularly as Mamoni Baideo[3] is an Assamese editor, poet, professor, scholar gsowami writer. Two of the main features in Goswami’s writing has been the focus on women and the cultural and political construct of the Assamese society. Once brought back to Assam, she joined the Goalpara Sainik School as a teacher and after that come to Vrindavan, Goswxmi Pradesh, and pursue research for peace of mind.

She claims that she wrote just to live and that otherwise it would not have been possible for her to go on living.

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Dr Goswami received numerous awards in her lifetime for her literary contributions. She went on to become the Head of the Assamese Department and after retirement, she was honoured as Professor Emeritus by the University. For a goswaami list of personalities from Assam, see List of people from Assam.

She battled with intense depression, spending her nights with sleeping tablets, handfuls of which she swallowed in two attempts to end her life. But in Augustshe left for Vrindavan, to begin her research on the timeless Indian epic Ramayana at the Oriental Institute of Philosophy under the guidance of Upen Chandra Lekharu.


But the rest, as they say, is history and Chinnamastar Manuhto went on to become a runaway bestseller! It opens her life to her readers, the curves in time, the ups and dowsn of her emotions. Jodhpur Vijayawada Visakhapatnam Lucknow Nagpur.

This contribution is not merely material in its nature but a dream since her childhood, come true. Since 80s decade, Maomni Raisom Goswami has been counted as one of the great author in India. At this point she went back to writing. But she carried the memories of her husband through out her life and taking that as an inspiration. One of the main issues that the novel touches upon is the plight of young widows for whom companionship beyond the confines of their ashrams and fellow widows become impossible.

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At the peak of her literary career she wrote the controversial novel The Man from Chinnamastaa critique of the thousand-years-old tradition of animal sacrifice in the famous Hindu Shakti temple to Kamakhyaa mother goddessin Assam. She was an eminent writer, a raaisom author, a Ramayani scholar, an editor and former Professor of Delhi University. Prince Claus award in There she breathed her last following a cardiac arrest and multiple organ failure. She was one of the organizers of People’s Consultative Group, a peace committee.