TEXT 56
srihatta-nivasi sri-upendra-misra-nama
vaisnava, pandita, dhani, sad-guna-pradhana
SYNONYMS
sri-hatta-nivasi—a resident of Srihatta; sri-upendra-misra-nama—by the name of Upendra Misra; vaisnava—a devotee of Lord Visnu; pandita—learned; dhani—rich; sat-guna-pradhana—qualified with all good qualities.
TRANSLATION
There was also Sri Upendra Misra, a resident of the district of Srihatta. He was a great devotee of Lord Visnu, a learned scholar, a rich man and a reservoir of all good qualities.
PURPORT
Upendra Misra is described in the Gaura-ganoddesa-dipika, verse 35, as the gopala named Parjanya. The same personality who was formerly the grandfather of Lord Krsna appeared as Upendra Misra at Srihatta and begot seven sons. He was a resident of Dhaka-daksina-grama in the district of Srihatta. There are still many residents of that part of the country who introduce themselves as belonging to the Misra family of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.

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