Inspiring Life of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Mahāprabhu is also known as Great Lord. He has been Indian saint  of 16th century. He has been founder of Achintya Bheda Abheda. There are devotees who is regarded as incarnation of Krishna. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has a style of praying Krishna with song, which is ecstatic in nature. The dance offer significant effect over Bengal’s Vaishnavism. He has been major proponent of Vedantic philosophy of the Achintya Bheda Abheda. Mahaprabhu had started Gaudiya Vaishnavism. This is also known as Brahma-Madhva-Gaudiya Sampradaya. Bhakti Yoga was started by him and he had created the popularity of maha mantra of Hare Krishna. He had been responsible for composing devotional prayers which are eight in total. They are known as Shikshashtakam.

He has been known as Gaura or Gauranga. He had the complexion which is like molten gold. The birthday has been celebrated in the form of Gaura-purnima. He has been known as Nimai because of his birth under Neem tree.

Chaitanya indicates "consciousness" while Maha shows "Great". On the other hand, Prabhu indicates the "Lord". Chaitanya has been regarded as Jagannath Mishra’s second son whose wife was Sachi Devi. The family of Jagannath had lived in Dhakadakshin village which was in Srihatta, Golapganj in Bengal, which is now in Sylhet, Bangladesh. There are ruins of ancestral home and it has been found in modern Bangladesh. As per Chaitanya Charitamrita, the birth place of Chaitanya has been Nabadwip in West Bengal. It had been full moon night of February 18, 1486 during lunar eclipse.

There are stories which are present on the attraction of Chaitanya due to singing and changing of the life of Krishna. These songs are sung in his childhood. It has been felt which has been secondary for gaining knowledge along with the education in Sanskrit. At the time of Gaya tour for the performance of ceremony of Shraddha of his deceased father, Chaitanya had a reconnaissance with the guru named saint Ishvara Puri. He had been initiated by this guru  in the mantra of Gopala Krishna.

The meeting is going to mark the important change in the outlook of Chaitanya. On the return towards Bengal, there are Vaishnavas in the neighborhood. Advaita Acharya is the head. There was a change in the heart and he turned out to be a devotee from a scholar. Then Chaitanya had turned out to be a popular leader of group of Vaishnava in Nadia.

After Chaitanya Mahaprabhu had departed from Bengal where he got entrance into the order of Sannyasa under Swami Kesava Bharati. Chaitanya had embarked in a journey across India. He had been chanting Sri Krishna regularly. He had adopted travelling using foot and he visited Baranagar, Atisara and Mahinagar. Finally, he had reached Chhatrabhog. Chhatrabhog has been the spot place where the Goddess Ganga along with Lord Shiva had a meeting. It has been a great to know that there were hundred mouths of river Ganga. There is an origin of the Vrindavana Dasa who had written Chaitanya Bhagavata. He had taken bath at the Ambulinga Ghat. He had close companions having amazing chorus-chanting or kirtan.


Chaitanya Mahaprabhu had lived one night and he went to Puri through boat using Local Administrator named Ram Chandra Khan. He had passed the remaining 24 years of his divine life at Puri, Odisha. It is a wonderful temple city on Jagannath within Radhakanta Math. Prataprudra Dev has been the King of Gajapati. He believed that Chaitanya is the avatar of Sri Krishna. He has been a great patron of recitation of Chaitanya. At this time, Chaitanya has been trusted by the followers to be submerged in deep across Divine-Love or Samadhi. He had been under bhakti or divine ecstasy.


Vrindavan has been the place of our Radha Rani. It had been “City of Temples” and there are greater than 5000 temples for highlighting the glorious stories of Krishna and Radha. The goal of Vrindavan has been lost along with time within 16th century. There is a rediscovery of Chaitanya. In 1515, Vrindavana was visited by Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. He had the goal of identifying the sacred places related to Lord Sri Krishna pastimes. He had moved around various sacred Vrindavana forests. He had been under the spiritual trance of the holy love. His spiritual power had helped him to find the vital places of the pastimes of Sri Krishna. It has been around Vrindavan consisting of 7 primary temples. Vaishnavas worship it following tradition of Chaitanya.


Bhaktivinoda Thakura is Gaudiya Vaishnava acharya who had discovered a manuscript which is quite rare on Chaitanya Upanisad in the section of Atharvaveda. It shows the true form of our Chaitanya. We have come across the evidences in the scriptures of Hindu where our Chaitanya Mahaprabhu has been another form of Krishna. He had not killed any kind of demon. As per Chaitanya Bhagavat, there is a lengthy description of the life of Mahaprabhu. Mahaprabhu had forecasted Krishna’s holy name which is going to be sung in every village and town across the world.  In USA, International Society of Krishna Consciousness had been launched by Srila Prabhupada.  He had proved that this forecast is correct.

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