Helping others to reside in Sri Vrindavana Dham

“One who helps others reside in Vrindavan Dham by supplying them food, clothes, and residence develop wonderful attachment for Krishna and accumulates a million times more piety than one who resides there, because who reside there delivers only himself whereas one who helps others reside there delivers himself as well as those … Read More

Radharani’s parrots chanting

Parrots chanting Today there has been a big meeting of saris (Radharani’s parrots) in Radha Tila, hundreds of them, just below my asrama. It has been many years I did not see so many in this place. Unfortunately buildings have chased away not only peackock but birds also. Maybe ten years ago … Read More

Gulala Kunda (Govardhana)

The word ‘gulala’ refers to the powdery ‘bright red pigment’ used in religious ceremonies all over India. Once, on the occasion of the annual Holi festival, after having thrown red colored gulala powder on each other, Radha and Krishna came to this kunda near Ganthuli village to bathe. After they had bathed … Read More

Malyahari Kunda

Malyahari Kunda (also known as Malyaharini Kunda), Radha Kunda   This is the kunda where the famous pearl pastime took place that has been described in Raghunatha Dasa Goswami’s book Mukta-charita. One day, Krishna came to this kunda and saw that the gopis were making garlands and necklaces from very fine and beautiful … Read More

Krishna Rasayatra

Krishna Saradiya Rasayatra The first full moon of the autumn season marks the celebration of Krsna’s dancing with the gopis. On this day the deities of Vrndavana are nicely decorated in white. Krsna lila dramas are enacted. Because the moon is very auspicious, the Vrajavasis leave pots of sweet rice exposed to … Read More

Taravali, the Gopi

Taravali is one Gopi of Candravali’s group. Her name means “many stars”.   तारावली    f.       tArAvalI        multitude of stars     तारावली    f.       tArAvalI        row of tones     More on # Taravali in our Archive.     # Gopi    

Seva-kunja, Vrindavana

  Seva-kunja, Vrindavana This place is also called Nikunjavana. It lies just near the temple of Sri Radha-Damodara, to the south-west. A painting of Srimati Radhika with Sri Krishna massaging Her feet is worshipped here in a small temple. It is a garden where Radha and Krishna performed the rasa lila dance. … Read More

1 2