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Nandimukhi-devi has a fair complexion and wears exquisite garments. Her father is Sandipani Muni, her mother is the chaste Sumukhi-devi, her brother is Madhumangala, and her paternal grandmother is Paurnamasi-devi. She wears various jeweled ornaments and she glows with youthful luster. Nandimukhi-devi is expert at various arts and crafts. Full of love for Radha and Krsna, she is expert at making various arrangements for their meetings.

this is from Srila Rupa Goswamis Radha Krsna Ganodessa Dipika, it means that Madhumangal is her sister and their father is Sandipani Muni, Madhumangals father is Sandipani Muni who was teaching Krsna and Balarama in Ujjain and Nandimukhi must then have moved to Vraja along with Madhumangal? Or Sandipani Muni spend time in Vraja I have not read this anywhere and Nandimukhis grandmother is Purnamasi devi , Yoga Maya of Vraja and also Madhumangals grandmother on his fathers side,interesting right ?

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Sri Rupa Gosvami, the disciple of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, has written two very beautiful plays called Vidagdha Madhava - Clever Krsna and Lalita Madhava - Charming Krsna.
Vidagdha Madhava describes the pastimes of Krsna in Vrndavana and Lalita Madhava those pastimes of Dvaraka.
Now both these dramas begin with an introduction by two characters Paurnamasi and Nandimukhi. They even appear during the interludes of the plays to add in some extra background story. So who are these two characters?
This page describes Paurnamasi as the mother of Sandipani Muni (the Guru of Krsna and Balarama) and the disciple of Narada. Nandimukhi is said to be the daughter of Sandipani. Paurnamasi is also called the incarnation of Yogamaya. But then Yogamaya has incarnated as Yashoda's daughter. So does this mean there were two incarnations of Yogamaya?

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yes because Durga is really the Yoga Maya of Mathura and the rest of the World, but inside Vraja ,Purnamasi is Yoga Maya

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https://www.wisdomlib.org/definition/nandimukhi

Nandimukhi, Nāndimukhi, Nāndīmukhī, Nandimukhī, Nandi-mukhi, Namdimukhi: 10 definitions
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Nandimukhi, Nāndimukhi, Nāndīmukhī, Nandimukhī, Nandi-mukhi, Namdimukhi: 10 definitions
Nandimukhi, Nāndimukhi, Nāndīmukhī, Nandimukhī, Nandi-mukhi, Namdimukhi: 10 definitions
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as far I recall there is a lot of joking in Vidagdha Madhava about Nandimuhis name ,done by Sri Krsna

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what is interesting is that in Gaura lila Nandimuhi became Saranga Thakura

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According to Gaur-Ganoddesa-Dipika (text 172.) Sharanga Thakura was previously Nandi Mukhi, in Braja lila.
vraje nandimukhi yasit
sadya saranga-thakkurah
prahlado manyate kaishchin
mat-pitraa na sa manyate
"The Vraja-brahmani Nandimukhi-devi appeared as Sharanga Takura. Some people think that Sharanga Thakura was the incarnation of Prahlada Maharaj. My father (Shivananda Sena – the father of Kavi-karnapura) did not agree with them."

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https://gaudiyahistory.iskcondesiretree.com/sri-saranga.../

Sharanga Thakura | Gaudiya History
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