By Sarathi Guha(03 Apr 2008)
Sree Gourangadeb was born in Mayapur on 18th february, 1486. As he was born under a margosa (neem) tree, he was named Nimai. In this childhood Nimai was so naughty that whole Nabadwip was restless. But he proved everybody wrong when young Nimai become the most teamed and knowledgeable person. His mother Sachidebi arranged a marriage of his son Nimai with Bishnupriya, daughter of Sanatan Mishra. But Nimai was not willing to marry. He also did wait to disobey his mother, so ultimately he agreed to marry. One day Nimai asked Bishnupriya that if for the betterment of the mankind he had to leave her, then what she would do. Bishnupriya said she would agree. One day Nimai left his home and becoame an ascetic. After five years Nimai came to visit his birthplace, he met his mother. When he was about to leave Bishnupriya came and stand in front of him and said whether she had any duty to perform. Nimai said her to worship lord Krishna and left.