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CC Ādi 10.70

Text

jagadīśa paṇḍita, āra hiraṇya mahāśaya
yāre kṛpā kaila bālye prabhu dayāmaya

Synonyms

jagadīśa paṇḍita — Jagadīśa Paṇḍita; āra — and; hiraṇya — Hiraṇya; mahāśaya — great personality; yāre — unto whom; kṛpā — mercy; kaila — showed; bālye — in childhood; prabhu — the Lord; dayāmaya — merciful.

Translation

The thirty-first branch was Jagadīśa Paṇḍita, and the thirty-second was Hiraṇya Mahāśaya, unto whom Lord Caitanya in His childhood showed His causeless mercy.

Purport

Jagadīśa Paṇḍita was formerly a great dancer in kṛṣṇa-līlā and was known as Candrahāsa. Regarding Hiraṇya Paṇḍita, it is said that once when Lord Nityānanda, decorated with valuable jewels, was staying at his home, all night long a great thief attempted to plunder these jewels but was unsuccessful. Later he came to Nityānanda Prabhu and surrendered unto Him.