Do not create picnic spots at Vrindavan

श्री राधा कृष्ण श्रीनाथजी की पवित्र लीला भूमि, व्रज मंडल को टुरिस्ट स्पॉट बना कर और नष्ट मत करीए 🙏

#CMOyogi आपसे निवेदन है सभी व्रज प्रेमियों का, पहले संरक्षण (preservation) और मरम्मत (restoration) के लिए funds दीजिए। नए विकास (development) की यहाँ जगह और ज़रूरत इस समय नहीं है 🙏

– first step towards responsibility for Vraj Mandal is preservation and restoration of what is left.

(Several things are already beyond repair).

If nothing is done even today for preservation, Vraj will be in a crisis situation.

The point of no return😢

CM YOGI COMING TO VRINDAVAN TO INAUGURATE THE BIGGEST PARK IN INDIA😥 Our plea to this government who is spending multi crores to hide the sad state of Vraj.. ख़ुश होने की बात है? नहीं!!

The crores and crores they sign on papers need to be used for preservation first. If preserved there will be no need to create anything new. Vraj Mandal cannot be marked as a tourist spot.

It’s excellent that the present government is giving any thought to re development of Vraj.

Sadly this re development will not work till preservation and restoration is given priority.

One just has to take a walk on Vrindavan Parikrama marg to see the degradation of this pavitra Dham.

– We first need to vacate the encroachment on the marg and make a walkway at Shri Yamunaji. From where bhakts can access the pavitr leela sthals of Shree RadhaKrishn.

– Removing the monkey menace is the second step in taking care of our pavitr Dham. All peacocks are being driven away by this menace and bhakts walk in fear.

– Pigs have entered every sacred sthal, including at Shri Govardhan. Which need to be removed ASAP. Five years ago none were there.

Someone is trying to destroy the pavitrata of Hindu teerths.

– Entire Chatikara pavements have already been taken over by the illegal hawkers.

– The Nagar Palika and Police force should become accountable.

The people in power never see the REAL VRAJ PROBLEMS. As every thing is cleared and cleaned at the areas where they visit.

In olden days the Raja and Maharajas walked around their cities in disguise to SEE THE REAL STATE OF THEIR LAND.

Wonder what Vraj Mandal we are leaving for our children and grandchildren.

They will only be able to see the original reality in some photos or videos which bhakts may have uploaded.

And Girirajji Govardhan is in the worst of state today.

All just TAKE..TAKE..TAKE.

May the present government see the truth of their actions.

The crores and crores they sign on papers need to be used for preservation and restoration first. If preserved there will be no need to create anything new.

The old and ancient pavitrata if returned to Vraj Mandal will be enough for the higher divine shaktis.

OR ELSE THESE SHAKTIS WILL NO LONGER BE AROUND.

दिव्य शक्तियों को साफ़, सुथरा पवित्र वातावरण चाहिए.

नहीं तो वह दिन दूर नहीं, की वे सब भूतल में गहरी उतर जाएँगी और हम हाथ मलते रह जाएँगे, अपने दुर्भाग्य पर। हमारे बच्चों को दर्शन का लाभ नहीं मिल पाएगा, और हम सब इसके ज़िम्मेदार होंगे।

जय श्रीनाथजी, जय श्री राधा कृष्ण

कृपा करें, सदबुद्धि दें,

आभा शाहरा श्यामा

#vrajmandal #cmyogi # savevraj #savegovardhan #saveyamuna #utterpradeshgoverment #adityanathyogi #primeministeroffice #savevrindavan #pmoindia #cmoyogi

Vraj Mandal belong to Shree RadhaKrishn-ShreeNathji, and we are doing our best to destroy Their divine land

Nine Gopi Elephant at Kunjera Village, Vraj Mandal

Kunjera village is the place where the nine gopis took the form of an Elephant for Shree Krishn

In this post you will be able to hear the katha behind Gopis taking an elephant form for Shree Krishn.

When Shree Krishn was leaving Vrindavan, the Gopis requested Him not to leave. Shree Krishn joked that if they could show Him an elephant, he would not leave. Not being able to find an elephant, nine gopis came together and formed an elephant, which is called the Nav-nari kunjara.

The meaning of this divine leela in the words of the pujari:

A small mandir has been erected here

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The earlier mandir was looted and the original murti depicting this divine leela was stolen. Just a couple of years ago this mandir was established by a bhakt, and a painting is being worshipped at present.

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The Nine Gopi Elephant

Kunjera village mandir

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The pujaris who narrated the varta

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Giriraj Shila are worshipped here too

Kunjera village is located few kms from Shri Govardhan on the Northern side, towards Radha\Shyam Kund.

The village is not very clean and residents are quite poor.

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The Seven Elephant mandir at Kunjera village

Vrinda Devi at Vrinda Kund, Gupt Kund at Vraj Mandal

Vrinda Devi, Vrinda Kund and Gupt at Vraj Mandal

Vrinda Devi is an expansion of ShreeRadha; and is Tulsi Devi in Golok. Purnamasi is Vrinda Devi’s guru. Shree Vrinda Devi stays at Vrinda Kund and from here she arranges all meetings of Shree RadhaKrishn.

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Vrinda Kund at Vraj Mandal

Next to Vrinda Kund is the Gupt Kund,  where Shree Radha secretly meets Shree Krishn.

नंदगांव से पश्चिम दिशा में ठीक ऐक मील दूरी पर श्री वृन्दा जी बिराजती हैं । श्री वृन्दा कुंड अति पावन और अति सुरम्य स्थल है ।यहां दो कुंड है। श्री गुप्त कुंड और श्री वृन्दा कुंड । श्री गुप्त कुंड योगपीठ स्थली है। योग (मिलन) पीठ (स्थान) यानि राधा कृष्ण मिलन स्थान ।

Gupt Kund at Vrinda Kund

Gupt Kund at Vrinda Kund-Shree RadhaKrishn Yog Peeth

वृज में श्रीराधा कृष्ण की अष्ट कालीन लीलाऐं आज भी होती हैं । कहा जाता है इन अष्ट कालीन लीलाओं का समय निधाॅरित है।सर्व प्रथम गुप्त कुंड पर प्रातः कालीन लीला अप्रत्यक्ष रूप से यहां होती है।इसी कारण इस योग पीठ स्थली का नाम गुप्त कुंड है। अति शुद्ध और दिव्य भक्तों को लीला समझ आती हैं ।

Shree Vrinda Devi darshans at Vrinda Kund

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Shree Vrinda Devi
Vrinda Devi mandir at Vrinda\Gupt Kund 
Few glimpses of our visit and satsang here.Thakurjee ShreeNathji is Present with us today and has enjoyed the serenity and silence of this place. Its a very special day and blessings and kripa are there for all those present today

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Beautiful Vrinda Kund at Vrinda Devi mandir

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Vrinda Kund at Vrinda Devi mandir,Vraj Mandal

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Vrinda Devi mandir-The koyal who waits to steal the prasad from the mandir as soon as it is offered

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Vrinda Kund at Vrinda Devi mandir,Vraj Mandal

There is an ancient Shree RadhaKrishn murti here, carved out of stone, that is said to have been established by Raja Vajranabh, the great grandson of Shree Krishn. This murti has been desecrated by the Muslims, so worship is no longer done to this murti. Every Monday the local villagers come and pour milk over this murti of Shree RadhaKrishn are kept in a small kuti for darshans, adjacent to the mandir under a chokar tree

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The disfigured ancient murtis at Vrinda Kund

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Vrinda Devi mandir-The small Kuti under the Chokar tree where the ancient murtis are kept

The disfigured deities murti under the chokar tree had been worshiped as Shree Vrinda Devi for a very long time before Baba Madhava’s arrival. According to the villagers, some thieves had come fifty years before, stolen the sculpture and stored it near Charan Pahari, along with some other stolen sculptures. But when they brought a small truck to carry them away one night, even six or seven of them together could not lift the sculpture of Vrinda Devi. So they left it there. In the morning one villager saw the murti lying by the side of the hill and carried it back to Vrinda Kund(Story as told to us by the family who owns the place)

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The fog was very deep as we entered Vrinda Kund

The family who owns this divine Vrinda Kund and Vrinda Devi mandir, are very hospitable and cook excellent sattwik meals if told in advance. The father has seven sons and all the family is involved in seva of the Vrinda Devi mandir and Kund. We had breakfast and lunch at the mandir freshly cooked and served outdoors._DSC4080-2

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Vrinda kund-Divine anubhuties @ Vrinda Kund

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@ Vrinda Kund has been in the memory of all the participants lucky enough to be there that day

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Prasad at Vrinda Kund

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A Tulsi kyara at Vrinda Kund

Madhav Baba managed to get a Government grant to help him excavate the two sacred kunds; Vrinda Kund and Gupt Kund. Madhav Baba built a small temple and installed a Deity of Vrinda-devi on Jahnava Mata’s Appearance Day in the early 1980s

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Madhav Baba

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Vrinda Kund-Amid the dense fog is a surreal experience

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Vrinda Kund-Presence of ShreeNathji Thakurjee is very strong with us-Satsang in the misty weather

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Divine Vrinda Devi mandir at Vrinda Kund

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Paradise in the mist @ Vrinda Devi mandir

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Vrinda\Gupt Kund-A Koel which is native to all of Vraj. I see it every time I am here

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Vrinda Kund-Owl like birds has a full family living on the ancient Chokar tree

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View of Nandgaon mandir from Vrinda Kund

Darshans at Nandgaon mandir

 
Two video explaining details of the mahima of Shri Vrinda Devi, as told by the mahant of the mandir
Glimpses of darshans on various days. Photos sent to me by the mahant who does seva regularly

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Jai ShreeNathji Thakurjee

Jai Shree RadhaKrishn

Shri Gusainji Baithakji at Chandra Sarovar

Shri Gusainji Baithakji at Chandra Sarovar is called the Viprayog baithakji. It is the 6th Baithakji.

For six months Shri Gusainji has to stay here away from ShreeNathji.

ShreeNathji Mandir in Shri Govardhan is also visible from here.

You can hear details of this ShreeNathji varta from the present mukhiyaji in this video below.

ShreeNathji Mandir on Shri Govardhan is visible from here

View of ShreeNathji Mandir on Shri Govardhan from this Baithakji

Shri Gusainji Viprayog Baithakji at Chandra Sarovar

ShreeNathji was very attached to Shri Gusainji

Jai ShreeNathji Prabhu 🙏

“ShreeNathji Sakshatkar darshans on Girirajji”

“ShreeNathji Sakshatkar darshans on Girirajji”: Prabhu ShreeNathji and Gurushree’s kripa

श्री ठाकुरजी के साक्षात दर्शन, उनके मुखारविंद, जतीपुरा में; आज से ठीक १३ साल पहले; ऐसी कृपा की कोई और मिसाल नहीं है।

दर्शन भी दिए और फ़ोटो भी लेने दिया; २०१४ में हमें आज्ञा भी दी सभी वैष्णव के साथ शेर करने की: क्या ऐसा कभी पहले हुआ है?

This divine leela happened 13 years ago on the auspicious day of 9th June 2005, at ShreeNathji Mukharwind, Giriraj Govardhan, Jatipura, with kripa of Gurushree Sudhir bhai; and only because of his close sakha bhav with prabhu ShreeNathji.

We all wonder what Shree Prabhu looks like!

The only True photo of ShreeNathji, Shree GovardhanNathji, Shree Thakurjee, Shree Dev Daman: In His Child Swarup.

Please take a moment and see for yourself in the photo above, just below the point where I am applying tilak; complete Face of Shree Thakurjee is visible as this (white) Ujjaval Urja (energy). This divine face Appeared for the duration of my pujan and Gurushree clicked the photos. The mukut, mor pankh, tilak, earrings, long black hair, both palms holding His own face and watching me do pujan, is ShreeNathji giving darshans of His Lalan swarup.

(Just for the record: it is not photoshopped, nor tampered in any way.

Details can be read on our website: http://www.govardhan.org.in

Given to us and ordered to share with His bhakts all over the world.

Thank you Prabhu for this kripa on all Your bhakts.

ShreeNathji Sakshatkar photo

ShreeNathji Sakshatkar from His Mukharvind

Jai ShreeNathji

Vraj Mandal-Vishram Ghat

Sandhya arti darshans at Vishram Ghat:

Vishram Ghat is the place where Shree Krishn rested after killing His mama Kans.

 

 

Visharam Ghat, Mathura, द्वारका दीश मंदिर से 30 मीटर की दूरी पर, नया बाज़ार में स्थित है। यह मथुरा के 25 घाटों में से एक प्रमुख घाट है। विश्राम घाट के उत्तर में 12 और दक्षिण में 12 घाट है। यहाँ अनेक सन्तों ने तपस्या की एवं अपना विश्राम स्थल बनाया। विश्राम घाट पर यमुना महारानी का अति सुंदर मंदिर स्थित है। यमुना महारानी जी की आरती विश्राम घाट से ही की जाती है। विश्राम घाट पर संध्या का समय और भी आध्यात्मिक होता है।

धार्मिक मान्यता

भगवान श्री कृष्ण ने कंस का वध कर इस स्थान पर विश्राम किया था इसलिये यहाँ की महिमा अपरम्पार है। कहा जाता है कि भगवान श्रीकृष्ण ने महाबलशाली कंस को मारकर ध्रुव घाट पर उसकी अन्त्येष्टि संस्कार करवाकर बन्धु−बान्धवों के साथ यमुना के इस पवित्र घाट पर स्नान कर विश्राम किया था। श्रीकृष्ण की नरलीला में ऐसा सम्भव है; परन्तु सर्वशक्तियों से सम्पन्न सच्चिदानन्द स्वयं भगवान श्रीकृष्ण को विश्राम की आवश्यकता नहीं होती है। किन्तु भगवान से भूले–भटके जन्म मृत्यु के अनन्त, अथाह सागर में डूबते–उबरते हुए क्लान्त जीवों के लिए यह आवश्यक ही विश्राम का स्थान है।

सौर पुराण के अनुसार विश्रान्ति तीर्थ नामकरण का कारण बतलाया गया है−

ततो विश्रान्ति तीर्थाख्यं तीर्थमहो विनाशनम्।

संसारमरू संचार क्लेश विश्रान्तिदं नृणाम।।संसार रूपी मरूभूमि में भटकते हुए, त्रितापों से प्रपीड़ित, सब प्रकार से निराश्रित, नाना प्रकार के क्लेशों से क्लान्त होकर जीव श्रीकृष्ण के पादपद्म धौत इस महातीर्थ में स्नान कर विश्राम अनुभव करते हैं। इसलिए इस महातीर्थ का नाम विश्रान्ति या विश्राम घाट है। इस महातीर्थ में स्नान एवं आचमन के पश्चात् प्रतिवर्ष लाखों श्रद्धालु लोग व्रज मण्डल की परिक्रमा का संकल्प लेते हैं और पुन: यहीं पर परिक्रमा का समापन करते हैं।

http://bharatdiscovery.org/india/विश्राम_घाट_मथुरा

Vraj Mandal-Hot tea in Bel Van

Vraj Mandal special.

Hot ginger chai! At one of the sacred Van (woods) #belvan in Vraj Mandal.
With the peacocks, parrots, cows, the squirrels and the snake!!

This particular video is from a very sacred spot in Vraj. Entire 84 kos of this land is divine and home to several sacred divine leela of Shree RadhaKrishn or ShreeNathji
Tea is made outdoors in the choolah. The sadhu babaji who lives here is very friendly.

He always offers me tea and we spend at least a couple of hours watching the peacocks, parrots, squirrels running around.

Preparing to light the outdoor chullah he continues talking all the time.

As he has no ginger I offer him some from my little bag. I have learnt from my innumerable visits to Vraj; to always carry some ginger with me, as many of the chai places(outdoor tea making spots) do not use it when it gets a bit expensive. And I love to have some ginger in my tea!! This tea has no added water and milk used is fresh from his Gaushala.

This is a step by step video of this exciting tea making ritual.

As he brews my #tea sadhu babaji continues to give me a lecture on the adulterated milk that we must be using in Mumbai.

Watch how babaji makes tea and also describes how three snakes came in his hut the other day to eat the rats. (In fact we actually see a snake crawl in the bush as we sat sipping on our tea).

Maybe you will notice the helper who picks up the ready tea from fire, removes his slippers before nearing the chullah. As cooking is considered a sacred ritual.

Listening to the peacocks meow in the background as tea is brewed makes for a very mesmerising experience as also keeping a watch on my tea, and filming this process.

In between I manage to photograph the two parrots who come in search of water at the tap. And the few squirrels who drink from the nullah. The new born calves hide in fear and are shy.

I’ve taken several pictures in my camera which will upload some day.

(This particular way of making tea outdoors is very ancient and not many places do it any more. Also I would not accept openly made tea if this place wasn’t a sacred spot and also clean enough).

#teaoutdoors #belvan #vrajmandal ​


How I love this divine place!!

 


Jai Shree RadhaKrishn!

Jai ShreeNathji

Kusum Sarovar,Shri Govardhan

 

Kusum Sarovar, a beautiful sandstone monument, is a 25-minute walk from Radha Kund. Kusum means “flower,” and here the gopis would pick flowers for Shree Krishn.

 

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The ghats at this kund and the buildings above the kund were built by Jawahir Singh, the king of Bharatpur around 1764, in honor of his father Raja Surajmul.

Surajmul attacked the Mughal King of Delhi and was killed in the battle.

His son Jawahir Singh then attacked Delhi and killed the Mughal king.

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On the upper level are three tombs.

The main tomb of Raja Surajmul  has beautiful paintings on its ceiling depicting the pastimes of Shri Krishn and the lotus feet of Shri Krishn engraved on the floor.

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There are also some paintings of Raja Surajmal in his court.

The other tombs are those of his two queens, Kishori and Hansiya.

There are beautiful paintings on the ceiling of these two tombs.

 

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There is also a Giriraj Temple here.

ShreeNathji Bhajan video from Mukharwind

ShreeNathji:

This is a recording of a bhajan, arti from Shri Govardhan, Jatipura Mukharwind.

Hope you enjoy listening to it; the bhao and bhakti of ShreeNathji, Shree RadhaKrishn bhakts is immense at this sthal.

गिरिराज गोवर्धन, श्रीनाथजी मुखारविंद :
“यमुना जल मा केसर घोले..”
श्रीनाथजी का आशीर्वाद, जतीपुरा से अपने भक्तों के लिए; ८.५० मिनट का आनंद.
सुनिए और दर्शन कीजिये,
श्री ठाकुरजी को तैयार करते हुए भजन, आरती सहित; जतीपुरा मुखारविंद.
मेरे श्रीनाथजी ठाकुरजी की जय !
(The sewaks here have stopped people from recording at the Mukharwind since the past few months. This video is from an earlier period when recording was permitted.
So please help to spread the Arti darshans to all Vaishnavs)

Details of ShreeNathji Mukharvind at Jatipura, Shri Govardhan

Shreeji lives in Vraj at Mathura on Giriraj Govardhan. His Mukharvind mandir is at the base Girirajji, the place of His Pragatya.

This Govardhan Shila is also known as the Shringar Sthali – The Mukharvind of Giriraj Govardhan; according to the Vallabh Sampraday. Annakut Pujan is held here every year. Hundreds of bhakts visit daily and worship with milk and flowers etc. Many begin their parikrama of Giriraj Govardhan from this point.

This Sthal is very very Alive with the Divine vibrations and energy.

Shreeji does Shayan here for six months every year. (Vasant Panchmi to Dassehra).

After the Sandhya Aarti at His Nathdwara Mandir, He comes at the Mukharvind Mandir on Shri Govardhan to give Shayan Darshans. During this period, His Presence is very Live and can be felt by the receptive bhakts; so once the Shringar is complete no photography is allowed. Before this photographs can be taken.

The Mukharvind of Shreeji is decorated and worshipped every evening. It is believed to be Alive with His presence.

Jatipura was originally known as Yatipura. Shri Vallabh Achary lived on this side of Girirajji as he found it easier to climb up for Shreeji’ seva. In that time period it wa like a jungle, only the Anyor side was inhabited with few villages. Another name for a sadhu or sant is ‘Yati’, and anyone looking for Shri Vallabh was directed here, and people soon began calling it the place where the ‘Yati’ resides; hence the name Jatipura. In Vraj bhasha ‘Y’ is pronounced as ‘J’.

The 14th Baithakji is located in front of the Mukharvind. It was from here that Shri Vallabh narrated the Bhagwadji to Girirajji.

Sthapan of Shreeji Mukharvind is just 100-150 year ago (as per the sevaks).

Jai Shreeji!

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ShreeNathji mandir on Girirajji just above His Mukharwind