Deities Carved by Vajranabha

It is said that Vajranabha, the great-grandson of Krishna had 16 deities carved. It is said that these Deities were carved from a rare, imperishable stone called Braja. The four presiding Deities of Braja Mandala are Sri Harideva of Govardhan, Sri Keshava Deva of Mathura, Sri Baladeva of Baladeo, and Govindaji of … Read More

Gopastami, Gosthastami

On this day Lord Sri Krishna became a qualified cowherd. Before this day, he was a keeper of the calves. The Killing of Dhenukasura “Thus Sri Krishna, along with His elder brother Balarama, passed the childhood age known as kaumara and stepped into the age of pauganda, from the sixth year up to … Read More

Sri Sanatana Gosvami’s Bhajan Kutir (Gokula)

Below the temple of Caurasi-khamba, near Samudrika-kupa, is Sanatana Gosvami’s bhajana-kuti situated inside a cave. Sanatana Gosvami would come to Gokula occasionally. He would perform bhajana at this place, and daily take darsana of Sri Madana-Gopala. Once, Sanatana Gosvami was amazed by an extraordinary child he saw playing in the soft sand … Read More

Brahmanda-Ghata

At Brahmanda-Ghata, on the bank of the Yamuna River Krishna ate dirt. When forced by mother Yasoda to open His mouth, He revealed to her the entire cosmic manifestation (Brahmanda).  Therefore this place is called Brahmanda-Ghata. This is a peaceful place and is a good place to bath in the Yamuna. You … Read More

Cintaharana Ghata (Mahavana)

Cintaharana Ghat is a very beautiful holy place right on the shore of the Yamuna. It celebrates the transcendental pastime of Lord Siva reassuring Yasoda Mayi that her son Krishna was not under any evil spell. Free access to the Cintaharana Ghat folder clicking over this link   Please subscribe. No small … Read More

Bhaktivinoda Thakura Bhajana Kutira in Radha Kunda

Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Bhajana Kutira Radha Kunda The house of Bhaktivinoda Thakura was built in the beginning of the century. We can find it on the way further away from Syamakunda. Bhaktivinoda Thakura during his life (1838-1914) used to stay on different places including Radhakunda. Together with his son Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati they … Read More

Vrindavana … how it all began

Since the first time I heard the name “Vrindavana” from my spiritual master I was struck by the desire to come and see Her. What I read about in the books was so extraordinary that I could not wait. In 1975, when I was secretary of the Temple of Rome, a letter … Read More

Vrindavana… come tutto comincio’

Fin dalla prima volta che sentii il nome “Vrindavana” fui colto dalla voglia di venire a vederla. Quello che leggevo sui libri era cosi’ straordinario che non riuscivo ad aspettare. Nel 1975, quando ero segretario del Tempio di Roma, arrivo’ una lettera da parte di Srila Prabhupada che chiedeva a tutti i … Read More

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