|Madhya-līlā||Chapter 15: The Lord Accepts Prasādam at the House of Sārvabhauma Bhaṭṭācārya|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrī Caitanya Caritāmṛta Madhya 15.17
gopa-veśa hailā prabhu lañā bhakta saba
kṛṣṇa-janma-yātrā — observance of the birth of Lord Kṛṣṇa; dine — on the day of; nanda-mahotsava — the festival observed by Nanda Mahārāja, the father of Kṛṣṇa; gopa-veśa hailā — dressed Himself as a cowherd boy; prabhu — Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; lañā — taking; bhakta saba — all the devotees.
The devotees celebrated the festival of Janmāṣṭamī, Kṛṣṇa's birthday, which is also called Nanda-mahotsava, the festival of Nanda Mahārāja. At that time Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and His devotees dressed themselves as cowherd boys.
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