A well-known poet of Bengali language Satyapriya Mukhopadhyay was born in Kolkata in 1958. He started writing poetry in his child hood. His first book ‘Bolchi Sono’ was published in the year of 1980, when he had been in college. At that time he had fallen in deep love with the poems of the Great Russian poet Rasul Gamzatov and started translating Gamzatov’s poems. In 1981 those translations took form in a book named ‘Gamzatover Kabita’.During this time he was very much fascinated with Debate, lecture and extempore speech. Within a short period he established himself as an eminent Debater and non-political public speaker/orator. He is a very much accepted Talker of All India Radio and had been associated with All India Radio and TV as a creative writing performer and coordinator of varieties of Bengali Literature activities. Now a days, frequently he is being invited to deliver his valuable lecture from the different corners of his country. He uses to speak on art, literature, religion as well as on the scientific topics.
He has a profound knowledge on Buddhism especially on Meditation. He speaks on the same topic publicly.
Satyapriya Mukhopadhyay is a well-known modern poet and teaches Bengali literature in a college. But he has done considerable work in the scientific field. His writings have been published extensively in leading Bengali scientific journals and newspapers. He also worked as a special editor of a renowned science journal ‘Jnan Bichitra’ and was closely associated with the Science Department of All India Radio. His identity, he is an internationally recognized Solar Cooker specialist. He has written a complete book on Solar Cooker : ‘Solar Cooker Ranna’ ( Cooking with Sunshine).
Academic and professional Training: M.A, Ph.D. Editor of the tri-monthly poetry magazine, “SHABDA HARIN”, Associated with All India Radio and Television as a creative writer, performer and coordinator of a variety of literary activities, Guest lecturer on Buddhism and meditation, Recognized debater, worked as a special editor for “Jnan Bichitra”, a renowned science magazine, eminent Solar Cooker specialist, International Adviser, Solar Cookers International, USA
Professional Memberships and publications: Life Member, Bangya Sahitya Parisad, Life Member of Alliance Francaise du Bengale. Life Member, R.K. Mission, Goal Park, Calcutta.