|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 10: The Trunk, Branches and Subbranches of the Caitanya Tree|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 10.64
prabhu-priya govindānanda mahābhāgavata
prabhura kīrtanīyā ādi śrī-govinda datta
prabhu-priya — the most dear to the Lord; govindānanda — Govindānanda; mahā-bhāgavata — great devotee; prabhura — of the Lord; kīrtanīyā — performer of kīrtana; ādi — originally; śrī-govinda datta — Śrī Govinda Datta.
Govindānanda and Govinda Datta, the twenty-fifth and twenty-sixth branches of the tree, were performers of kīrtana in the company of Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. Govinda Datta was the principal singer in Lord Caitanya's kīrtana party.
Govinda Datta appeared in the village of Sukhacara, near Khaḍadaha.
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