Krishna das Babaji

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Kṛṣṇa dāsa Bābājī Mahārāja (18th century), often Romanized Krishna das Babaji or similar, was a Vaishnava guru from Govardhana. His birth name is Batakṛṣṇa Kanango, and he is popularly known as Siddha Baba of Govardhana.

His father was Sanatana Kanango, of kanana caste. His mother was Jari, daughter of Mangaraja. He was taught bhajan by Vaishnava Carana dasa Babaji, from the lineage of Narottama Dasa.

He initiated Jagadananda Goswami and Madhusudana dasa Babaji. A festival is held on 25 April to commemorate his disappearance.

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