Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita


Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita
biographical name
a beloved associate of Caitanya Mahāprabhu. His father was Kaṁsāri Miśra and his mother was Śrī Kamalā-devī. He had five brothers named Sūryadāsa, Dāmodara, Jagannātha, Kṛṣṇadāsa, and Nṛsiṁha-Caitanya. His eldest brother, Sūryadāsa, had two daughters – Śrīmatī Vasudhā-devī and Śrīmatī Jāhnavā-devī – who became the wives of Nityānanda Prabhu. Gaurīdāsa’s wife was Vimalā-devī. They had two sons, Balarāma and Raghunātha. Gaurīdāsa lived in Ambikā Kālnā, on the opposite side of the Gaṅgā from Śāntipura. Just next to Gaurīdāsa’s house there is a large tamarind tree, beneath which Śrīman Mahāprabhu and Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu would sit. Once Gaurīdāsa implored the two brothers to remain in his home forever. In order to pacify Gaurīdāsa, Mahāprabhu made a beautiful set of Gaura-Nitāi deities from a nearby neem tree and presented them to him. In kṛṣṇa-līlā Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita is Subala-sakhā, one of the dvādaśa-gopālas of Vraja (Gaura-gaṇoddeśa-dīpikā 128)

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  • Kālnā — geographical name a place about 30 km south of the present city of Navadvīpa. This is where Śrī Gauridāsa Paṇḍita, Śrī Hṛdaya Caitanya, Śrī Paramānanda Gupta, and Śrī Sūryadāsa Paṇḍita lived. It is situated on the west bank of the Gaṅgā directly… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Ambikā Kālnā — geographical name a place about 30 km south of the present city of Navadvīpa. This is where Śrī Gauridāsa Paṇḍita, Śrī Hṛdaya Caitanya, Śrī Paramānanda Gupta, and Śrī Sūryadāsa Paṇḍita lived. It is situated on the west bank of the Gaṅgā directly… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Гауридаса Пандит — Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita Рождение: конец XV века Амбика калана, Бенгалия (ныне в округе Бардхаман, Западная Бенгалия) Смерть: се …   Википедия

  • Balarāma — biographical name the son of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Kamalā-devī — biographical name the mother of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Kaṁsāri Miśra — biographical name the father of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Dāmodara — biographical name the brother of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Jagannātha — biographical name the brother of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Kṛṣṇadāsa — biographical name the brother of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Nṛsiṁha-Caitanya — biographical name the brother of Gaurīdāsa Paṇḍita …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia