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, … 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. … Read More

Tulasi Salagrama Vivaha

This is the celebration of the marriage ceremony of Srimati Tulasi Devi and Lord Sri Krishna in the form of Salagrama Sila.     You find the full story of Tulasi Salagrama Vivaha … 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 … Read More

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 … Read More


Raval What is the meaning of Vraja? Vraj is the root word of vrajati which means “to go”, “to move” or “to wander”. The residents of this place were always moving and … Read More

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 … 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, … 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 … Read More

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