A few short excerpts of glorification of Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami are included here.
Śrīla Prabhupāda’s exalted godbrother Śrīla Akiñcana Kṛṣṇadāsa Bābājī Mahārāja said of Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami;
…he is a maha-bhagavata…”
and paid full daṇḍavats to him.
The Āyurvedic doctor and mystic Nārāyaṇa Rāmānuja dāsa, from the Rāmānuja-sampradāya, said of Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami:
You will see, Krsna will either take him or he will become a great preacher, an acarya…”
Vṛndāvana 1975 (by Swami BV Bhāgavata (Bhāgavata dāsa) : After Gour Govinda Swami took sannyāsa, many sannyāsīs and Governing Body Commissioners started complaining, “How has he taken sannyāsa? He’s a new man!” then Prabhupāda told them,
He is a devotee from his birth, you are new men!”
The prominent astrologer from Orissa, Tīrthananda Dasa said of His Divine Grace:
He is from the eternal abode of the Lord, Vaikuntha-loka”
The brāhmaṇa from Śrī Raṅgam Badri Nārāyaṇa dāsa said of His Divine Grace:
I could see immediately that he was a maha-bhagavata.”
The Ācārya of Śrī Raṅgam, Śrī Lakṣman Rāmānuj Jeeyer, Śrīla Ācāryadeva, of the Śrī-sampradāya said of His Divine Grace:
He is a maha-bhagavata,”
and paid him full daṇḍavats. Also on another occasion, referring to Śrīla Gour Govinda Swami, he said,
…he is a saktyavesa-avatara, a spiritually effulgent personality…”