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Title: 22 Chp Key Events in the Life of Lord Gauranga

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-07-17 12:46:59

 

KEY EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF LORD SRI CAITANYA MAHAPRABHU (1486-1533 A.D.- 47 1/2years),

THE INCARNATION OF LORD SRI KRiShNA

 

- February 18, 1486-His birth in Shri Mayapura, Navadvipa

-August, 1486 (age 6 months)-Ceremony of giving first†††††††††††††††††††††††††† grains, and ceremony ofoffering coins and the Shrimad-††††††††††††††††††††††† Bhagavatam (in which He chose the Bhagavatam)

-1494 (age 8)-He begins His schooling under Ganga Dasa†††††††††††††††††††††††† Pandita

-1496 (age 10)-He becomes a scholar; His brother†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Vishvarupa takes sannyasa

-1500 (age 14)-He marries Shrimati Lakshmi-Priya

-1502 (age 16)-He starts His own school, teaching Sanskrit†††††††††††††††† grammer

-1503 (age 17)-He travels to Gaya and accepts initiation†††††††††††††††††††††††† from Shrila Isvara Puri

-1509 (age 23)-He propagates the sankirtana movement;††††††††††††††††††† †††††He delivers Chand Kazi

-1510 (age 24)-He formally accepts the renounced order of†††††††††††††††† sannyasa

-February 1510 (age 25)-He travels to Puri, Orissa; He†††††††††††††††††††††††† visits the Deity Sakshi-Gopala

-March 1510-He meets with Sarvabhauma Bhattacarya and†††††††††††††††† converts him to Vaishnavism

-April 1510-He continues toward South India; He meets†††††††††††††††††††††††† Ramananda Raya

-August-November 1510-He spends Chaturmasya in†††††††††††††††††††††††† Ranga-kshetra

-June 1511 (age 26)-He returns to Jagannatha Puri

-October 1514 (age 28)-He travels to Bengal and meets†††††††††††††††††††††††† Rupa and Sanatana†††††††† Gosvamis

-June1515 (age 29)-Returns to Puri via Santipura; He†††††††††††††††††††††††† starts for Shri Vrindavana

-June 1516 (age 30)-He returns to Puri, remaining there for†††††††††††††††† His final 17years (to 1533)

-1516-1522-He inspires active preaching work while based†††††††††††††††††††††††† in Puri

-March 1517 (age 31)-Shri Rupa Gosvami arrives from††††††††††† †††††††††††††Vrndavana; then Shri Sanatana Goswami

-July 1517-Raghunatha Dasa Gosvamiis freed from family†††††††††††††††† duties and comes to Puri also

-March 1518 (age 32)-Shri Sanatana is sent Vrndavana

-1520 (age 34)-The passing away of Shri Haridasa Thakura

-1532 (age 46)-Mahaprabhuís distressful separation from†††††††††††††††††††††††† Lord Krishnaincreases markedly

-1533 (age 47 1/2 )-His Disappearance Pastime in the†††††††††††††††††††††††† temple of Tota Gopinatha.