Chaitanya Maha Prabhu

Chaitanya Maha Prabhu
Chaitanya Maha Prabhu
Chaitanya Maha Prabhu

He was born In Bengal and became a great proponent of devotion to Radha and Krishna. He was also known as Gaurang due to his light, radiant golden complexion. At a very early age he became an expert in Sanskrit grammar and Hindu philosophy. Throughout his life he defied the caste system and preached Love and Devotion to Radha and Krishna.
He composed the most popular bhajan mantra

हरे कृष्ण हरे कृष्ण... कृष्ण कृष्ण हरे हरे | 
हरे रामा हरे रामा... रामा रामा हरे हरे... 

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare... 

Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare...

He lived his latter part of life in Puri and is said to have disappeared in 1534 at the temple of Tota Gopinath. Many of his followers believe he was the incarnation of Radha-Krishna combined. A big movement is currently spreading in many parts of the world under the name of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness), with groups of people singing, dancing, and chanting the above bhajan mantra and spreading Love and Devotion through Krishna.

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