He was a Bengali poet who wrote the entire Mahabharata in Bengali verse. He also translated the Ramayana and Padmapurana. He was born in eastern Bengal around the end of the sixteenth century.
Saranga Thakura was a resident of Navadvipa in the neighborhood known as Modadruma-dvipa, and he used to worship the Supreme Lord in a secluded place on the bank of the Ganges.
This was the sannyasa name of Visvarupa, the elder brother of Lord Chaitanya.
Sankara Pandita belonged to the sakha of Lord Chaitanya and was a brother of Damodara Pandita. In his past incarnation he was Bhadra.
A brahmana from Phulia and a resident of Jagannath Puri. He belonged to the spiritual lineage of Lord Chaitanya.
He belonged to the spiritual lineage of Lord Chaitanya and was from Kulinagrama .
He was the brother of Ramananda Raya.
He was the the eighty-first branch of the Chaitanya Tree.
Vakresvara Pandita was an incarnation of Aniruddha, one of the quadruple expansions of Vishnu. Some say He was an incarnation of Tungavidya. He could dance wonderfully for seventy-two continuous hours.
He was the elder brother of Lord Chaitanya.
It is stated that Ramananda Raya was formerly Arjuna. He is also considered to have been an incarnation of the gopi Lalita, although in the opinion of others he was an incarnation of Vishakha devi. He was a most confidential devotee of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Raghunath Bhatta was the son of Tapana Mishra. He is one of the six Goswamis of Vrindavan.
Shri Raghava Pandita was Dhanishta in Krishna lila. He was a dear associate of Lord Chaitanya as well as Lord Nityananda. He was a resident of Panihati.
He belonged to the sakha of Lord Chaitanya. He was formerly a friend of Lord Krishna named Varuthapa.
It means “The one who is dear to Lord Vishnu”. It is a name of Goddess Lakshmi. Lord Chaitanya’s second wife was Vishnupriya Devi.
He was the Gajapati King of Orissa belonging to the Ganga dynasty. His parents were Purusottama deva and Rupamvika (Sri Padmavati). King Prataparudra was ruling when Lord Chaitanya came to live in Orissa.
Narahari Sarkar Thakur was an intimate associate of Lord Chaitanya.
It means, “Mahamaya(Goddess Durga) is a partial expansion of Yogamaya”. Vishnupriya’s mother was named Mahamaya.
Mamu Thakura, whose real name was Jagannatha Cakravarti, was the nephew of Sri Nilambara Cakravarti, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu’s grandfather.
Murari Mahiti was an unalloyed devotee of Lord Chaitanya and associated with Lord Chaitanya at Jagannath Puri. He was the brother of Sikhi Mahiti.
Krishna Dasa Kaviraja was the one who wrote, “The Chaitanya Caritamrta”.
Sandipani muni appeared as Kesava Bharati in Gaura Lila. Kesava Bharati gave sannyasa initiation to Lord Chaitanya.
Kasinatha arranged the marriage of Lord Chaitanya with Sri Vishnupriya Devi.
When Lord Chaitanya was living in Puri, He stayed at the house of his devotee Kasi Misra. He was formerly Kubja in Mathura.
Kavi Karnapura was the third son of Sivananda Sen and the author of great books like Ananda-Vrindavana-campu, Alankara-kaustubha, Gaura-ganoddesa-dipika and the great epic Chaitanya-candrodaya-nattaka. His spiritual master was Srinatha Pandita.
The thiryt fourth branch of the Chaitanya tree, who served Lord Chaitanya in Bengal formerly, but later left Bengal to live with the Lord in Jagannatha Puri.
He was the paternal grandfather of Lord Chaitanya.
Candrasekhara Acharya was one of the residents of Navadvipa(in whose house Lord Chaitanya used to perfrom drama). He was an incarnation of the moon-god.
Sri Gopala Bhatta Gosvami was the son of Venkata Bhatta, a resident of sri Rangam. Gopala Bhatta was one of the six Gosvamis of Vrindavan.
Govindananda was the twenty fifth branch of the Chaitanya tree. He was one of the principal performers of kirtana in the company of Sri Caitanya Mahsprabhu.
He was the seventy-second branch of the Chaitanya tree. He was the father of Sridama and Gokulananda, who were disciples of Sri Advaita Acharya.
It means “The one with four arms”. A name of Lord Vishnu as well as that of Lord Chaitanya. Kamalakara Pippalai had a son named Caturbhuja.
Candra Sekhara Acarya was one of the residents of Navadyipa. In his house Lord Chaitanya used to perform dramas.
He was formerly the follower of Advaita Acharya but later became the follower of Gadadhar Pandit. It is said that he formerly He lived in Vrindavana as Sveta-manjari. He was very dear to Lord Chaitanya and He also wrote the book Shri Krishna-prema-tarangini.
Sri Ramananda Raya and Svarupa Damodara Gosvami selected a brahmana named Balabhadra Bhattacharya to personally assist Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu when He went on a pilgrimage to Vrindavan.
He was a sannyasi-associate of Lord Gauranga.
“Chandrashekhar Acharya” was also known as Acarya Ratna.