Gauridas Pandit disappearance day

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Sri Subal Sakha, one of the dear most cowherd boyfriends of Sri Krishna, who, being a priya narma Sakha, also assists in the conjugal pastimes of Radha Shyamsundar such as the Gopashtami pastime and other such sweet pastimes, appeared as Sri Gauri das Pandit in the pastimes of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Being born in the village of Shaligram as the 4th son, out of 6, of Sri Kansari Mishra and Kamala devi, he later on moved to Ambika Kalna. Being the younger brother of Sri Surya das Sarakhela, the father of Jahnava devi and Vasudha devi, the consorts of Sri Nityananda Prabhu, he was their uncle and a dear associate of Nityananda Prabhu. Being dear to Sri Chaitanya dev, Mahaprabhu once visited him in Kalna by crossing the Ganges, and bringing with him one of the paddles, he gave it to Gauri das Pandit and instructed him to take the conditioned souls across the ocean of material existence. While there, Gauridas Pandit insisted Mahaprabhu to remain in Kalna and being bound by the love of his devotee, he revealed his and Nityananda prabhu’s form in a nearby Neem tree. Sri Nityananda Prabhu was later onwards personally present when the deities were being carved from the neem wood. Despite this, Gauridas Pandit was not willing to let Mahaprabhu go, upon which Gaurahari told him that either he could let him go or he could tell the deities to go. Naturally, Gauridas pandit begged for Mahaprabhu to remain with him and Mahaprabhu obliged, being desirous to please his dear devotee. Indeed, there is no difference between the Holy names, the form, and the deity form of the Lord, and therefore this is very much comprehensible that the Lord stayed with him and the deities carried on the pastimes of Sri Sachinandan. Later onwards, when Sri Gauridas pandit would worship his dear Lords Gaur and Nityananda, the Lords would personally come and eat all the bhoga that he would lovingly offer them.
Today also one can visit the temple of Sri Gauridas Pandit in Ambika Kalna and take darshan of Gaura Nitai along with his other deities, the paddle given to him by Gaurahari along with a Bhagwat gita Manuscript said to have been written by Mahaprabhu himself. After having assisted in the pastimes of Sri Gaurahari, Sri Gauridas Pandit departed from this material world on the Shukla Dwadashi tithi in the month of Shravan, thus making it a most auspicious day. On this day, we pray to the dust of his lotus feet so that we may be able to develop pure love for the lotus feet of Sri Sachinandan and Sri Radha Shyamsundar.