TEXT 33
navadvīpe puruṣottama paṇḍita mahāśaya
nityānanda-nāme yāṅra mahonmāda haya
SYNONYMS
navadvīpe puruṣottamaPuruṣottama 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 gopalas, his former name was Stokakṛṣṇa.

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