|Ādi-līlā||Chapter 11: The Expansions of Lord Nityānanda|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Ādi 11.33
navadvīpe puruṣottama paṇḍita mahāśaya
nityānanda-nāme yāńra mahonmāda haya
navadvīpe puruṣottama — Puruṣottama of Navadvīpa; paṇḍita mahāśaya — a very learned scholar; nityānanda-nāme — in the name of Lord Nityānanda Prabhu; yāńra — whose; mahā-unmāda — great ecstasy; haya — becomes.
Puruṣottama Paṇḍita, a resident of Navadvīpa, was the eighth gopāla. He would become almost mad as soon as he heard the holy name of Nityānanda Prabhu.
It is stated in the Caitanya-bhāgavata that Puruṣottama Paṇḍita was born in Navadvīpa and was a great devotee of Lord Nityānanda Prabhu. As one of the twelve gopālas, his former name was Stokakṛṣṇa.
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