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CC Ādi 11.33

Text

navadvīpe puruṣottama paṇḍita mahāśaya
nityānanda-nāme yāṅra mahonmāda haya

Synonyms

navadvīpe puruṣottama — Puruṣottama of Navadvīpa; paṇḍita mahāśaya — a very learned scholar; nityānanda-nāme — in the name of Lord Nityānanda Prabhu; yāṅra — whose; mahā-unmāda — great ecstasy; haya — becomes.

Translation

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.

Purport

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.