Jahnava Devi


Jahnava Devi

Jahnava Devi is the wife of leader of Gaudiya Vaishnavas in Bengal,
Nityananda. [ "Women and Goddess Traditions: In Antiquity and Today" Karen L. King, [http://books.google.com/books?id=Ca4oAAAAYAAJ&q=Jahnava&dq=Jahnava&ei=ivnMSISHG5bQzASh1NSZAg&client=firefox-a p. 68] 1997] She became a leading figure and a diksa guru head of sampradaya.

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