Assamese Language An Unique Language

Assamese Language An Unique Language:

Assamese language is very famous language in the Eastern States. The people who have been living along the Brahmaputra Valley. So the language has the same similarity to Bengali. Especially grammar is difficult to understand by non-Assamese Speakers.

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Assamese Literature:

Hema Saraswati was probably the oldest Assamese writer. He wrote the famous epic story of Hindus Prahlada Charita in the late 13th century AD. Later the famous another poet of Assamese Madhava Kandali had written a vernacular Ramayana in 15th century. Pilambara and Manakara were also famous Assamese poets. They wrote Giti Ramayana, poems and songs, which narrates about the characters in Indian Mythologies and epics.

Assamese History:

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The history of Assam is very ancient. We can find Assam history in Buddhist literature, Tantric literature, Assamese folk lore and Vedic literature. However, the presence of Assam was narrated in our epics and religious legendary stories. In very early times the Aryans entered into Assam and lived as the Priests and Warriors. Some places of Assam have also mentioned in Hindu epic Mahabharata, some places are identified by our archaeologists in recent times. Mahiranga Danava the first ruler of Assam, who belonged to Davana dynasty. Later the king Sambarsur, Hatakasur and Ratnasur have ruled Assam. After the decline of danava Dynasty, Ghatakasur, the ruler of the Kiratas ruled Assam. Hence he established Progjyotishpur ( the present Guwahati ) as his capital and ruled Assam. During his region, numerous Brahmans settled in the capital. In Mahabharata Narakasura also belonged to Assam and later killed in the hands of Lord Krishna.

Assam Mythological Stories:

In Assam Mythological stories Lord Krishna frequently appears during the story narration. Lord Krishna fought against Kundil( Now Sedia ) ruler Bhismaka. Lord Krishna defeated Bhismaka and married his daughter Rukmini. Like this Assam played a crucial role in Hindu mythologies.
Assam state is mixed with many societies. Here the people communicate with each other in 45 different languages. Here Sino-Tibetan, Austroasiatic and Indo-European languages played a major role in communicating with each other.