|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 11: The Expansions of Lord Nityānanda|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 11.21
nityānandera gaṇa yata — saba vraja-sakhā
śṛńga-vetra-gopaveśa, śire śikhi-pākhā
nityānandera — of Lord Nityānanda Prabhu; gaṇa — followers; yata — all; saba — all; vraja-sakhā — residents of Vṛndāvana; śṛńga — horn; vetra — cane stick; gopa-veśa — dressed like a cowherd boy; śire — on the head; śikhi-pākhā — the plume of a peacock.
All the associates of Lord Nityānanda were formerly cowherd boys in Vrajabhūmi. Their symbolic representations were the horns and sticks they carried, their cowherd dress and the peacock plumes on their heads.
Jāhnavā-mātā is also within the list of Lord Nityānanda's followers. She is described in the Gaura-gaṇoddeśa-dīpikā (66) as Anańga-mañjarī of Vṛndāvana. All the devotees who are followers of Jāhnavā-mātā are counted within the list of Śrī Nityānanda Prabhu's devotees.
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