Visvanatha Cakravati Thakura is the fourth acarya in disciplic succession from Narottama dasa.He was born in 1662 AD within the Nadia district of West Bengal in a place called Prasiddha Deva Gram in the village of Devagram, Murshidabad district of Bengal.He appeared in the Radhiya line of brahamanas.Visvanatha Cakravati's father was Ramanarayana Cakravati.He had two brothers Shri Ramabhadra Chakravarti and Shri Raghunatha Chakravarti.
After finishing his education in Devagram, Visvanatha Cakravati Thakura went to Saidabad to study Bhakti-sastras.
His shiksha guru was Shri Radharaman, and his spiritual master was Shri Krishnacaran Cakravati of Balucara Gambhila.
He was greatly respected by the Vaishnavas at Vrndavana and wrote many books, ie. 108 names of Tulasi, and a book on Vaishnava humours or mellows, and many astakamas (groups of eight prayers). Later he took formal sannyasa and received the name Hari Vallabha Goswami. He had Commented on Srimad-Bhagavatam, Bhagavad-gita, Alankara Kaustubha, Ujjvala-nilamani etc.
Shri Vishvanatha Chakravarti Thakura disappeared on the Vasant Panchami day in the month of Magh.