Sri Nityananda Prabhu (15th century), was a Hindu saint, and belongs to the Gaudiya Vaishnava, and is considered as an incarnation of Lord Balarama. He was Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s close friend and disciple.
Nityananda Prabhu was born to a pious Brahmin at a small village in Birbhum district of present West Bengal in the year 1474. He was talented in composting and writings songs on Lord Krishna and used to conduct bhajans and sing the divine songs of Lord Krishna along with his friends and disciples.
At his younger age, he left home and become a saint and called by the people as Lakshmipati Tirtha. He travelled to Lord Krishna’s holy temples in Vrindavan, vital-Rukmanimandir in Pandharpur, Dwaraka and visited several other shrines of Lord Krishna.
He learnt lot of divine studies through the guidance of Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Throughout his life, he performed miracles and solved the devotee’s problems and helped them to take the spiritual path and blessed his devotees.
Let us worship the great saint and be blessed.
“OM SRI NITYANANDA PRABHUVE NAMAHA”