Today I went around Vrindavan to say goodbye to all my friends and everything that inspired me during my 5 week visit here. I paid a special visit to the Samadhi of Srila Raghunatha Bhatta Goswami. I’ll be back in India in two weeks to begin preparations for our second Gujarat festival tour which will [...]
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
After one entire month of Kartik Parikrama full of singing, dancing and sharing the glories of Dham, pastimes of Radha and Krsna with blissful devotees, Srila Gurudeva leaves Vrindavan.
With great eagerness, he continues to spread the glories of the holy names across the world.
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Residing in Vrindavan
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This week's theme: Residing in Vrindavan
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The deities of Radha-vallabha in downtown Vrindavan are amongst my favorites. Krsna’s dark eyes are so enchanting! Popular amongst the Vraja-vasis, the old temple is not so well known amongst ISKCON devotees. Srimati Radharani is present as Her crown to the left of Vallabha, like at the more famous Radha Raman temple.
Radha Raman is everyone’s favorite in Vrindavan, with crowds of people flocking to see Him each evening – for the last 500 years.
“He who yearns to attain the sweetness of pure love in Vrindavan, but by destiny is forced to live elsewhere, laments and always remembers Vrindavan with it’s beautiful splendid groves where Radha and Krishna enjoy pastimes. He meditates on entering Vrindavan and thinks, ‘Now I am serving the Divine Couple.’” [ Srila Prabodhananda Sarasvati, Sri [...]
Yesterday King Goodwill of the Zulu’s gave me some good advise after my hernia operation: “Swami, you must take advantage of this to finally get some good rest! ” He’s right. And I will