Not all these books are accurate. Many contain wild discrepancies in their understanding of the Nirvani Sanyasis and the Mahanirvani Peetam and it’s history. There are listed here only for people to understand the different views prevalent in the world.

Front CoverA History of Dasnami Naga Sanyasis

Sir Jadunath Sarkar
P.A. MahanirvaniAsceticism294 pages

Mathew Clark

KUMBH MELAkumbh-mela-subash-rai-1993

History and Religion; Astronomy and Cosmobiology
Ganga Cauvery Publishing House, Varanasi 1993 – 255 pages
Subhash Rai

THE DASANAMI-SANYASIS clark-book

The Integration of Ascetic Lineages into an Order
Brill Leiden, Boston 2006
Matthew Clark

SADHUS IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA Front Cover

Thesis, School of Social Sciences, JNU, 1999
Pushkar Mishra

WARRIOR ASCETICSwarrior_ascetics AND INDIAN EMPIRES

Cambridge University Press; Reprint edition (16 August 2012)
William R Pinch

 

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