Gadādhara Paṇḍita

Madhya 1.96plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 1.96

On the way toward Jagannātha Purī, Caitanya Mahāprabhu performed many other pastimes. He visited various temples and heard the story about Mādhavendra Purī and the installation of Gopāla.
, Madhya 10.82plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 10.82

Ācāryaratna, Vakreśvara Paṇḍita, Ācāryanidhi and Gadādhara Paṇḍita were all very much pleased to hear this news.
, Madhya 11.84plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 11.84

"Here are Śrīvāsa Paṇḍita, Vakreśvara Paṇḍita, Vidyānidhi Ācārya and Gadādhara Paṇḍita.
, Madhya 25.228plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 25.228

Devotees like Svarūpa Dāmodara, Gadādhara Paṇḍita, Jagadānanda, Kāśīśvara, Govinda and Vakreśvara all came to meet the Lord.
, Madhya 25.237plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 25.237

Upon receiving Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu's order, both Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya and Paṇḍita Gosāñi brought sufficient prasāda from the temple of Jagannātha. The Lord then dined with everyone at His own place.

  • Acyutānanda &, Ādi 12.17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 12.17

    When Advaita Ācārya heard this statement from His five-year-old son Acyutānanda, He felt great satisfaction because of his conclusive judgment.
  • Ananta Ācārya &, Ādi 8.54plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 8.54

    In that temple the chief servitor was Śrī Haridāsa Paṇḍita. His qualities and fame are known all over the world.
    , Ādi 8.59plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 8.59

    Ananta Ācārya was a disciple of Gadādhara Paṇḍita. His body was always absorbed in love of Godhead. He was magnanimous and advanced in all respects.
    , Ādi 12.58plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 12.58

    Bhāgavata Ācārya, Viṣṇudāsa Ācārya, Cakrapāṇi Ācārya and Ananta Ācārya were the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth branches of Advaita Ācārya.
  • Bhāgavata Ācārya &, Ādi 12.58plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 12.58

    Bhāgavata Ācārya, Viṣṇudāsa Ācārya, Cakrapāṇi Ācārya and Ananta Ācārya were the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth branches of Advaita Ācārya.
  • Caitanya accompanied by, Ādi 3.52plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 3.52

    "In the Age of Kali, intelligent persons perform congregational chanting to worship the incarnation of Godhead who constantly sings the name of Kṛṣṇa. Although His complexion is not blackish, He is Kṛṣṇa Himself. He is accompanied by His associates, servants, weapons and confidential companions."
  • Caitanya invited by, Madhya 16.286-287plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.286

    That day Gadādhara Paṇḍita extended an invitation to Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, and the Lord took His lunch at his place with the other devotees.
    , Antya 7.170plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.170

    Another day, Gadādhara Paṇḍita invited Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu to dinner. The Lord took prasāda at his home with His personal associates.
    , Antya 10.153plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 10.153

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita and Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya had fixed dates on which Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu would accept their invitations every month.
  • as Caitanya’s associate at Purī, Madhya 15.183plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 15.183

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita remained with Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu, and he was given a place to live at Yameśvara.
  • Caitanya’s relationship with, Madhya 2.78plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 2.78

    Among His associates, Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu enjoyed paternal loving affection from Paramānanda Purī, friendly affection with Rāmānanda Rāya, unalloyed service from Govinda and others, and humors of conjugal love with Gadādhara, Jagadānanda and Svarūpa Dāmodara. Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu enjoyed all these four mellows, and thus He remained obliged to His devotees.
    , Madhya 11.159-160plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 11.159-160

    Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu then again and again embraced all the devotees, including Ācāryaratna, Vidyānidhi, Paṇḍita Gadādhara, Gaṅgādāsa, Hari Bhaṭṭa and Ācārya Purandara. The Lord described their good qualities and glorified them again and again.
    , Madhya 25.235plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 25.235

    The Lord and all His devotees then went to the residence of Kāśī Miśra. Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya and Paṇḍita Gosāñi also invited the Lord to dine at their homes.
    , Antya 7.144-46plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.144

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita's pure ecstatic love for Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was also very deep. It was like that of Rukmiṇīdevī, who was always especially submissive to Kṛṣṇa.
    , Antya 7.155-164plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.155

    On the way, Svarūpa Dāmodara said to Gadādhara Paṇḍita, "Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu wanted to test you. Therefore He neglected you.
  • Caitanya’s return to Purī &, Madhya 16.255plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.255

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita also came and met the Lord. Then, before all the devotees, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu began to speak as follows.
  • Caitanya’s sannyāsa acceptance &, Ādi 10.40plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.40

    Mukunda Datta, a class friend of Lord Caitanya's, was another branch of the Caitanya tree. Lord Caitanya danced while he sang.
  • Caitanya’s Vṛndāvana journey &, Madhya 16.282-284plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.282

    Taking this opportunity, Gadādhara Paṇḍita said, "Just now the four months of the rainy season have begun. You should therefore spend the next four months in Jagannātha Purī.
  • Caitanya tree &, Ādi 10.15-16plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.15

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita, the fourth branch, is described as an incarnation of the pleasure potency of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. No one, therefore, can equal him.
    , Ādi 12.79-89plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 12.79

    After describing the branches and subbranches of Advaita Ācārya, I shall now attempt to describe some of the descendants of Śrī Gadādhara Paṇḍita, the most important among the branches.
  • devotees’ criticism of, Antya 7.98-99plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.98

    "Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu is present in everyone's heart, and He will certainly know my mind. Therefore I do not fear Him. His associates, however, are extremely critical."
  • devotees headed by, Ādi 7.17plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 7.17

    The devotees headed by Gadādhara Paṇḍita are to be considered incarnations of the internal potency of the Lord. They are confidential devotees engaged in the service of the Lord.
  • as devotional energy incarnate, Ādi 7.5plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 7.5

    Spiritually there are no differences between these five tattvas, for on the transcendental platform everything is absolute. Yet there are also varieties in the spiritual world, and in order to taste these spiritual varieties one should distinguish between them.
  • at Guṇḍicā garden, Madhya 12.157plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 12.157

    Ācāryaratna, Ācāryanidhi, Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura, Gadādhara Paṇḍita, Śaṅkara, Nandanācārya, Rāghava Paṇḍita and Vakreśvara were also present.
    , Madhya 14.81plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 14.81

    Another duel took place between Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura and Gadādhara Paṇḍita, and yet another between Rāghava Paṇḍita and Vakreśvara Paṇḍita. Thus they all engaged in throwing water.
  • invitation by, Antya 8.90-91plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 8.90-91

    Even on a day when Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was invited to dine by others, if Gadādhara Paṇḍita, Bhagavān Ācārya or Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya invited Him, Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu had no independence. He would accept their invitations as they desired.
  • as Kṛṣṇa’s pleasure potency, Ādi 10.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.15

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita, the fourth branch, is described as an incarnation of the pleasure potency of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. No one, therefore, can equal him.
  • as Lord’s associate in Purī, Ādi 10.124-127plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.124-126

    Among the devotees who accompanied the Lord in Jagannātha Purī, two of them-Paramānanda Purī and Svarūpa Dāmodara-were the heart and soul of the Lord. Among the other devotees were Gadādhara, Jagadānanda, Śaṅkara, Vakreśvara, Dāmodara Paṇḍita, Ṭhākura Haridāsa, Raghunātha Vaidya and Raghunātha dāsa.
    , Madhya 1.252plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 1.252

    Residing with the Lord at Jagannātha Purī were Paṇḍita Gosāñi and other devotees, such as Vakreśvara, Dāmodara, Śaṅkara and Haridāsa Ṭhākura.
  • as Lord’s energy, Ādi 1.34plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 1.34

    I offer my respectful obeisances unto the spiritual masters, the devotees of the Lord, the Lord's incarnations, His plenary portions, His energies, and the primeval Lord Himself, Śrī Kṛṣṇa Caitanya.
    , Ādi 1.41plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 1.41

    I offer my respectful obeisances unto the internal potencies of the Lord, of whom Śrī Gadādhara Prabhu is the foremost.
  • as Lord’s internal potency, Ādi 17.301plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 17.301

    Personal associates like Gadādhara, Svarūpa Dāmodara, Rāmānanda Rāya, and the six Gosvāmīs (headed by Rūpa Gosvāmī) are all situated in their respective transcendental humors. Thus the Lord submits to various positions in various transcendental mellows.
  • kṣetra-sannyāsa vow &, Madhya 16.130-147plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.130

    When Gadādhara Paṇḍita started to go with the Lord, he was forbidden to come and was asked not to give up the vow of kṣetra-sannyāsa.
  • Lalitā &, Ādi 10.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.15

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita, the fourth branch, is described as an incarnation of the pleasure potency of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. No one, therefore, can equal him.
    ,
  • Māmu Ṭhākura &, Ādi 12.81plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 12.81

    The fifth branch was Ananta Ācārya; the sixth, Kavi Datta; the seventh, Nayana Miśra; the eighth, Gaṅgāmantrī; the ninth, Māmu Ṭhākura; and the tenth, Kaṇṭhābharaṇa.
  • Mukunda Datta &, Ādi 10.40plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.40

    Mukunda Datta, a class friend of Lord Caitanya's, was another branch of the Caitanya tree. Lord Caitanya danced while he sang.
  • Pañca-tattva &, Ādi 7.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 7.15

    The three predominators [Caitanya Mahāprabhu, Nityānanda Prabhu and Advaita Prabhu] are worshipable by all living entities, and the fourth principle [Śrī Gadādhara Prabhu] is to be understood as Their worshiper.
  • Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi &, Ādi 10.14plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.14

    Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi, the third big branch, was so dear to Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu that in his absence Lord Caitanya Himself would sometimes cry.
    , Madhya 16.78plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.78

    Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi initiated Gadādhara Paṇḍita for the second time, and on the day of Oḍana-ṣaṣṭhī he saw the festival.
  • qualities of, Antya 7.166plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.166

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita is celebrated all over the world for his gentle behavior, his brahminical attributes and his steady love for Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
  • quoted on Caitanya, Madhya 16.280-281plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.280

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita said, "Wherever You stay is Vṛndāvana, as well as the River Yamunā, the River Ganges and all other places of pilgrimage.
  • Rādhārāṇī &, Ādi 10.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.15

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita, the fourth branch, is described as an incarnation of the pleasure potency of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. No one, therefore, can equal him.
    , Ādi 10.53plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 10.53

    Śrī Gadādhara dāsa, the twenty-third branch, was understood to be the topmost, for he induced all the Muslim Kāzīs to chant the holy name of Lord Hari.
  • Rukmiṇī &, Antya 7.144plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.144

    Gadādhara Paṇḍita's pure ecstatic love for Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu was also very deep. It was like that of Rukmiṇīdevī, who was always especially submissive to Kṛṣṇa.
  • as śakti-tattva, Ādi 7.15plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 7.15

    The three predominators [Caitanya Mahāprabhu, Nityānanda Prabhu and Advaita Prabhu] are worshipable by all living entities, and the fourth principle [Śrī Gadādhara Prabhu] is to be understood as Their worshiper.
  • Sanātana &, Antya 4.108-10plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 4.108-110

    Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu introduced Sanātana Gosvāmī to these and other selected devotees: Advaita, Nityānanda, Śrīvāsa, Vakreśvara, Vāsudeva, Murāri, Rāghava, Dāmodara, Paramānanda Purī, Brahmānanda Bhāratī, Svarūpa Dāmodara, Gadādhara Paṇḍita, Sārvabhauma, Rāmānanda, Jagadānanda, Śaṅkara, Kāśīśvara and Govinda.
  • sannyāsa acceptance by, Madhya 3.6plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 3.6

    "[As a brāhmaṇa from Avantī-deśa said:] 'I shall cross over the insurmountable ocean of nescience by being firmly fixed in the service of the lotus feet of Kṛṣṇa. This was approved by the previous ācāryas, who were fixed in firm devotion to the Lord, Paramātmā, the Supreme Personality of Godhead."
  • Sārvabhauma &, Madhya 16.143-147plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.143

    Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu ordered Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya to take Gadādhara Paṇḍita with him. The Bhaṭṭācārya told Gadādhara Paṇḍita, "Get up! Such are the pastimes of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu.
  • servitude sentiment of, Ādi 6.49-50plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 6.49-50

    Śrīvāsa, Haridāsa, Rāmadāsa, Gadādhara, Murāri, Mukunda, Candraśekhara and Vakreśvara are all glorious and are all learned scholars, but the sentiment of servitude to Lord Caitanya makes them mad in ecstasy.
  • Svarūpa Dāmodara &, Antya 7.155plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.155

    On the way, Svarūpa Dāmodara said to Gadādhara Paṇḍita, "Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu wanted to test you. Therefore He neglected you.
  • transcendental mellows &, Ādi 17.301plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Ādi 17.301

    Personal associates like Gadādhara, Svarūpa Dāmodara, Rāmānanda Rāya, and the six Gosvāmīs (headed by Rūpa Gosvāmī) are all situated in their respective transcendental humors. Thus the Lord submits to various positions in various transcendental mellows.
  • Vallabha Bhaṭṭa &, Antya 7.90-98plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.90

    Thereafter, Vallabha Bhaṭṭa went to the home of Gadādhara Paṇḍita. He kept coming and going, showing affection in various ways, and thus maintained a relationship with him.
    , Antya 7.149-152plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.149

    In the association of Gadādhara Paṇḍita, his mind was converted, and he dedicated his mind to worshiping Kiśora-gopāla, Kṛṣṇa as a young boy.
    , Antya 7.171plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Antya 7.171

    There Vallabha Bhaṭṭa took permission from Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu, and his desire to be initiated by Gadādhara Paṇḍita was thus fulfilled.
  • Vṛndāvana &, Madhya 16.281plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 16.281

    "Although wherever You stay is Vṛndāvana, You still go to Vṛndāvana just to instruct people. Otherwise, You do whatever You think best."
  • water sporting by, Madhya 14.81plugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigCaitanya-caritāmṛta, Madhya 14.81

    Another duel took place between Śrīvāsa Ṭhākura and Gadādhara Paṇḍita, and yet another between Rāghava Paṇḍita and Vakreśvara Paṇḍita. Thus they all engaged in throwing water.