Sri Srimad Srila Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji Maharaja

Although externally Srila Gaurakisora was not a learned Sanskrit grammarian,
the purport and conclusions of all the scriptures radiantly illuminated his heart and character.

Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji Maharaja Biography

Srila Gaura-Kisora Dasa Babaji -- Renunciation Personified

An Era Not To Be Forgotten -- Srila Gaurakisora Still Lives in Our Hearts
by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakura Prabhupada

Parishads: Srila Gaura Kishora das Babaji
by Srila Bhakti Ballabh Tirtha Maharaja

Sri Gaura-kisora Namaskara Dasakam
[Prayers to Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji Maharaja
by Srila Bhakti Raksaka Sridhara Maharaja]

Gaurakisora dasa babaji would gather dry foodstuffs from the householders of the holy dhama by begging, and offer them in his hand to the Lord. To cook, Gaurakisora dasa babaji would often collect dry wood from the pathways and wash discarded pots he found along the roadside near the Ganges. To meet his practical necessities such as clothing himself, he would go to the shore of the Ganges River and collect and wash the discarded cloth that had been used to cover the corpses in the burning grounds. In this way he always remained independent of others by using rejected items that served no purpose for anyone.

Srila Bhaktivinoda often related the behavior of Srila Gaurakisora dasa babaji as an example of "nirapeksa," or total indifference to worldly existence.

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