great venerable grandsire of pure devotion, loved by all Vaishnavas
of both Nabadwip and Vrindavan -- I worship the feet of that great
Vaishnava guru, the ocean of love, Srila Jagannath Prabhu."
[Srila Bhakti Rakshak Sridhar Maharaj]
Jagannath Das Babaji was the siksa-guru
[instructing spiritual master] and babaji-guru
of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakur. Srila
Bhaktivinoda was known to be especially fond of hearing his discourses
on Srimad Bhagavatam.
physically crippled, Srila Jagannath Das danced in divine inspiration
upon discovering the holy birthplace of Lord Sri
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. It is said that he lived for 125 years,
and was known and revered by all the devotees of both Vrindavan