TEXT 42
acarya vaisnavananda bhakti-adhikari
purve nama chila yanra 'raghunatha puri'
SYNONYMS
acarya—teacher; vaisnavananda—of the name Vaisnavananda; bhakti—devotional service; adhikari—fit candidate; purve—previously; nama—name; chila—was; yanra—whose; raghunatha puri—of the name Raghunatha Puri.
TRANSLATION
The twenty-seventh prominent devotee of Nityananda Prabhu was Acarya Vaisnavananda, a great personality in devotional service. He was formerly known as Raghunatha Puri.
PURPORT
In the Gaura-ganoddesa-dipika, verse 97, it is said that Raghunatha Puri was previously very powerful in the eight mystic successes. He was an incarnation of one of the successes.

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