Dev Damodar Tithi is the death anniversary of Damodaradev, a Vaishnava saint from Ratnapitha, Hajo, Kamrup (Assam). In 2017, Dev Damodar Tithi date is April 27.
Dev Damodar Tithi falls on Shukla Paksha Pratipada in Vaishakh Month as per North Indian calendar. It is the first day following Vaishakh Amavasya.
Damodrdev was contemporary of Sankardeva and influenced litterateur’s like Bhattadeva.
Damodardev got his education along with his two brothers under Kalpacandra of Navadwip where they studied detailed grammar, derivations and usage of words, four Vedas, fourteen scriptures, Gita, Bhagavata Purana and other religious books. Invasions led his family to move back to Manikuta in Hajo. After some time he went to Barpeta bil with his father and settled in Chandravatipura.