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Narottama Dasa Thakura


Narottama Dasa Thakura took initiation from Lokanatha Goswami and was a lifelong brahmachari (celibate). He organized the famous Kheturi festival, at which the conclusions of the six Goswamis of Vrndavana were systematized. This resulted in the establishment of a canonical doctrine for future generations of Gaudiya Vaishnavas. Narottama wrote many collections of devotional songs, such as Prarthana and Prema-bhakti-chandrika. His samadhi stands in the courtyard of the Radha-Gokulananda temple in Vrindavana.

Sri Narottama Vilasa

To get a glimpse into Srila Narottama Dasa Thakura's life, read this excerpt from Sri Narottama Vilasa by Srila Narahari Chakravarti