TEXT 17
kṛṣṇa-janma-yātrā-dine nanda-mahotsava
gopa-veśa hailā prabhu lañā bhakta saba
SYNONYMS
kṛṣṇa-janma-yātrā—observance of the birth of Lord Kṛṣṇa; dine—on the day of; nanda-mahotsava—the festival observed by Nanda Mahārāja, the father of Kṛṣṇa; gopa-veśa hailā—dressed Himself as a cowherd boy; prabhu—Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu; lañā—taking; bhakta saba—all the devotees.
TRANSLATION
The devotees also celebrated the festival of Janmāṣṭamī, Kṛṣṇa's birthday, which is also called Nanda-mahotsava, the festival of Nanda Mahārāja. At that time Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu and His devotees dressed themselves as cowherd boys.

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