Narada Vana

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  #Narada Vana is near Kusuma Sarovara. Narada Muni is said to have wrote the Narada-bhakti sutras here. He performed tapasya here after being instructed by Vrinda Devi to do so. He desired to witness the … Read More

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Jhulan (Govardhana) Shila

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  If you proceed along the side of Govardhana Hill you come to a large Govardhana-shila. On the shila is Radha and Krishna sitting on a swing being pushed by Radha’s girlfriends. This shila is not … Read More

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ISKCON Govardhana

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ISKCON Govardhana This place is an old palace with a good size yard and a new stone boundary wall. It is a peaceful place to spend the day, or a good place to rest while doing … Read More

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Govinda Kunda

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  #Govinda Kunda is about 400m after the village of Aniyora. This is where Lord Indra offered prayers and bathed Krishna, after Krishna lifted Govardhana Hill. This kunda was made by the bathing ceremony. Krishna’s feet … Read More

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Govardhana Puja Story

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#Govardhana Puja Story During Dwapara Yuga, Lord Krishna convinced the cowherd men to worship Govardhana, instead of doing a sacrifice to please lord Indra, the king of heaven, who is charge of the rain. Krishna told … Read More

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Govardhana

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  O #Govardhana, O king of mountains, O hill whose nectarian name the best of Hari’s servants flows from the moonlike mouth of Sri Radha,O hill that the Vedas declare to be the tilaka marking of … Read More

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Gopala Prakata Sthali

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  Madhavendra Puri found the Deity of Gopala at this place while staying at Govinda Kunda, about 500 years ago, This place is very close to Govardhana Hill, so one has to be careful not to … Read More

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Ear of Govardhana

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  Right after the tax-gate (toll) the road forks in two directions. The right road is the correct path. About a half km pass the tax-gate is a small road side temple on the right side … Read More

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Indra Kunda

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  It is said that this kunda was made when Indra fell at the feet of Krishna. Tears flowed from his eyes and bathed the feet of Krishna. This water formed this kunda. Getting there- If … Read More

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Nipa Kunda

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  There used to be many kadamba trees on the banks of this kunda. Many of their leaves were in the shape of cups. It is said that Krishna and the cowherd boys would use the … Read More

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Dana Nivartana Kunda

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Dan Nivartan Kunda Dana Nivartana means “the place where the tax was excused.” After Krishna had taxed the gopis, the gopis wanted to get revenge. So all the gopis got together and hid in the forest. … Read More

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Aniyora

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Aniyora After leaving the town of Govardhana, you come to the vil¬lage of Aniyora. This town is about 3 km (2 miles) from the town of Govardhana on the parikrama path. It is said that the … Read More

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