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Vraja, Wonderland of Play, Part Seven

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Welcome all lovers of Vrindavana! This is Part Seven of our continuing series of articles glorifying Sridhama Vrindavana. Vraja [aka Vrindavana] is the divine realm wherein Sri Krishna loves, plays and sports with…
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Vraja, Wonderland of Play Part six

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das NANDAGRAMA AREA LILA VILLAGES Ludhauli Village called ludhauli from lubdha which means eager. Here Radha and Shyama hankered to meet each other so Lalita arranged for it. Pisai While tending the cows one day,…
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Vraja, Wonderland of Play  part five

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Welcome all lovers of Vrindavana! This is part five of our continuing series of articles glorifying Sridhama Vrindavana. For those who are new to this series, we will repeat the introduction, and then describe the…
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Vraja, Wonderland of Play part four

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das VARSANA AREA LILA VILLAGES My wisdom teacher once said, “Prema is everywhere available in Vraja Mandala, but especially in Varsana!” I replied, “Really, but what about Radha Kunda?” Teacher: “Yes,…
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Vraja, Wonderland of Play part three

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das BAELVANA & BHANDIRAVANA LILA VILLAGES Jai Ho! Vraja Dhama ki jai! Radharani Sarkar ki jai. In parts one and two, we wandered together through the lila villages of the Kamyavan area. Now we will visit the eastern…
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Vraja, Wonderland of Play part two

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Come, let us wander through the far western corner of Vraja Mandala to uncover more hidden lila sthalis. Jai Jai Sri Radhe! MORE KAMAVANA AREA LILA VILLAGES: Pashopa (cow hoofs) In this village, Krishna and…
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Vraja, Wonder Land of Play part one

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Welcome all lovers of Vrindavana! This is part one of our continuing series of articles glorifying Sridhama Vrindavana. Vraja [aka Vrindavana] is the divine realm wherein Sri Krishna loves, plays and sports with all…
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Thakuraji’s Summer Water Play

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das Like all Vrajavasi boys do on sizzling summer days, Syama Govinda loves to swim, play and sport in different cooling water bodies of Vraja like Radha-kunda, Yamunaji, Manasi Ganga and Pavana Sarovara, jala sayi jala…
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Gurudeva Reveals Radha Kunda Appearance Day

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das There is an amazing story behind the revival of the original and actual appearance day of Sri Radha Kunda. It was 2017, just a day before Caitra Purnima 2017, when my divine master, Radha-Krishna nitya Vrndavana lila…
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Worshiping Radha Kunda: Caitra Purnima & Bahulastami

Mahanidhi Madan Gopal Das How should we worship Radha-kunda on Her appearance day in Caitra Purnima (april), and on Karttika Bahulastami (october), the day Caitanya Mahaprabhu discovered Radha-kunda? Sri Sanatana Goswami’s Hari Bhakti…