A ‘selfie’ with Giriraj Govardhan

There is no other as ALIVE SPOT in Vraj Mandal as the divy 21 kms of Giriraj Govardhan parikrama marg; in our times.

It is a sthal of several sakshatkar and Shree Thakurjee anubhuti.

At any point on this parikrama marg, there are many Shilas (Girirajji stones are called Shila as they are divine) which have a divine feel about them. Shilas can appear and disappear as they are alive with the divine powers.

When there is the pavitrata and samarpan one can ‘feel’ the divine presence at several spots around this Divine Parvat, which has been the leela sthali for several Shree RadheKrishn and ShreeNathji divine leelas.

Jai ShreeNathji Prabhu 🙏

Jai Shree RadheKrishn 🙏

श्री गिरिराज गोवर्धन

श्रीनाथजी ठाकुरजी

एक selfie गिरिराज जी की दिव्य शिला के संग

इस आलोकित क्षण में हम क्या पा जाते हैं, वही समझ सकता है जो पूर्ण समर्पण में है।

गिरिराज जी के परिक्रमा मार्ग में, जहाँ से हटने को मन नहीं करे, समझ लो कुछ तो दिव्य दर्शन की अनुभूति हो रही है

Shri Vallabh Acharya 22nd Baithakji at Maan Sarovar- Vraj

 

Shri Vallabh Acharya 22nd Baithakji at Maan Sarovar, Mathura

 

Here are some pictures displayed from my visit to the 22nd Baithak of Mahaprabhuji, located at Maan Sarovar,opposite Yamunaji, Maant, Mathura, Vraj Mandal.

Baithakji Charitr: (बैठकजी चरित्र)

Shri Mahaprabhu Vallabhachayra stayed for three days at Maan Sarovar discussing the Shrimad Bhagavat.

Once, Damala awoke in the middle of the night and noticed that his guru was missing.

A few hours later, Shree Krishn appeared before Damala who exclaimed, “Today I am certainly blessed to have your supreme vision. “

Shree Krishn than told Damala, “Today, Shrew Radha has become very displeased with me.”

Later, Shree Radha came to meet Thakurjee and Their reuinon was re established.

Damala and Shri Mahaprabhuji had the sight of this divine pastime. All of this transpired while the other Vaishnavas were deep in sleep.

 

Shri Maha Prabhuji 22 Baithakji at Maan Sarovar

Shri Maha Prabhuji 22 Baithakji at Maan Sarovar

Shri Maha Prabhuji 22 Baithakji at Maan Sarovar

Shri Maha Prabhuji 22 Baithakji at Maan Sarovar

Shri Maha Prabhuji 22 Baithakji at Maan Sarovar

Jai ShreeNathji Prabhu 🙏

Jai Shree RadheKrishn 🙏

What are Pushtimarg Baithaks?

Baithaks in Pushtimarg religion are pavitr places where Shri Vallabhachary, the founder of Pushtimarg, narrated the Pavitr Bhagvad Katha. They are total 84 in number and spread all over the country.

Mahaprabhuji had circled the whole of India three times and done sthapna of these various Baithaks.

Each Baithak has its own particular Charitr (description).

Baithaks are holy places where there is no Idol or Chitr (Picture); seva is done of Gaddi (Seating).

ShreeNathji-Kesar Snan

Kesar Snan at ShreeNathji mandir-ज्येष्ठाभिषेक (स्नान-यात्रा)

ज्येष्ठ शुक्ल पूर्णिमा

Monday, 17 June 2019

आज ज्येष्ठाभिषेक है जिसे केसर स्नान अथवा स्नान-यात्रा भी कहा जाता है.

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श्री नंदरायजी ने श्री ठाकुरजी का राज्याभिषेक कर उनको व्रज राजकुंवर से व्रजराज के पद पर आसीन किया, यह उसका उत्सव है.

आज के दिन ही ज्येष्ठाभिषेक स्नान का भाव एवं सवालक्ष आम अरोगाये जाने का भाव ये हे की यह स्नान ज्येष्ठ मास में चन्द्र राशि के ज्येष्ठा नक्षत्र में होता है और सामान्यतया ज्येष्ठ शुक्ल पूर्णिमा को होता है.

इसी भाव से स्नान-अभिषेक के समय वेदमन्त्रों-पुरुषसूक्त का वाचन किया जाता है. वेदोक्त उत्सव होने के कारण सर्वप्रथम शंख से स्नान कराया जाता है.

ऐसा भी कहा जाता है कि व्रज में ज्येष्ठ मास में पूरे माह श्री यमुनाजी के पद, गुणगान, जल-विहार के मनोरथ आदि हुए. इसके उद्यापन स्वरुप आज प्रभु को सवालक्ष आम अरोगा कर पूर्णता की.

श्रीजी प्रभु वर्ष में विविध दिनों में चारों धाम के चारों स्वरूपों का आनंद प्रदान करते हैं.

आज ज्येष्ठाभिषेक स्नान में प्रभु श्रीजी दक्षिण के धाम रामेश्वरम (शिव स्वरूप) के भावरूप में वैष्णवों को दर्शन देते हैं जिसमें प्रभु के जूड़े (जटा) का दर्शन होता है

इसी प्रकार आगामी रथयात्रा के दिन भगवान जगन्नाथ के रूप में प्रभु भक्तों पर आनंद वर्षा करेंगे.

आज कैसे सेवा की जाती है :

पर्व रुपी उत्सव होने के कारण श्रीजी मंदिर के सभी मुख्य द्वारों की देहरी (देहलीज) को पूजन कर हल्दी से लीपी जाती हैं एवं आशापाल की सूत की डोरी की वंदनमाल बाँधी जाती हैं.

झारीजी में सभी समय यमुनाजल भरा जाता है. चारों समय (मंगला, राजभोग, संध्या व शयन) की आरती थाली में की जाती है.

गेंद, दिवाला, चौगान आदि सभी चांदी के आते हैं.

आज मंगला दर्शन में श्रीजी को प्रतिदिन की भांति श्वेत आड़बंद धराया जाता है.

मंगला आरती के उपरांत खुले दर्शनों में ही टेरा ले लिया जाता है और अनोसर के सभी आभरण व प्रभु का आड़बंद बड़ा (हटा) कर केशर की किनारी से सुसज्जित श्वेत धोती, गाती का पटका एवं स्वर्ण के सात आभरण धराये जाते हैं.

इस उपरांत टेरा हटा लिया जाता है और प्रभु का ज्येष्ठाभिषेक प्रारंभ हो जाता है.

सर्वप्रथम ठाकुरजी को कुंकुम से तिलक व अक्षत किया जाता है. तुलसी समर्पित की जाती है.

तिलकायत जी अथवा उपस्थित गौस्वामी बालक स्नान का संकल्प लेते हैं और रजत चौकी पर चढ़कर मंत्रोच्चार, शंखनाद, झालर, घंटा आदि की मधुर ध्वनि के मध्य पिछली रात्रि के अधिवासित केशर-बरास युक्त जल से प्रभु का अभिषेक करते हैं.

सर्वप्रथम शंख से ठाकुरजी को स्नान कराया जाता है और इस दौरान पुरुषसूक्त गाये जाते हैं. पुरुषसूक्त पाठ पूर्ण होने पर स्वर्ण कलश में जल भरकर 108 बार प्रभु को स्नान कराया जाता है. इस अवधि में ज्येष्ठाभिषेक स्नान के कीर्तन गाये जाते हैं.

स्नान का कीर्तन – (राग-बिलावल)

मंगल ज्येष्ठ जेष्ठा पून्यो करत स्नान गोवर्धनधारी l

दधि और दूब मधु ले सखीरी केसरघट जल डारत प्यारी ll 1 ll

चोवा चन्दन मृगमद सौरभ सरस सुगंध कपूरन न्यारी l

अरगजा अंग अंग प्रतिलेपन कालिंदी मध्य केलि विहारी ll 2 ll

सखियन यूथयूथ मिलि छिरकत गावत तान तरंगन भारी l

केशो किशोर सकल सुखदाता श्रीवल्लभनंदनकी बलिहारी ll 3 ll

स्नान में लगभग आधा घंटे का समय लगता है और लगभग डेढ़ से दो घंटे तक दर्शन खुले रहते हैं.

दर्शन पश्चात श्रीजी मंदिर के पातलघर की पोली पर कोठरी वाले के द्वारा वैष्णवों को स्नान का जल वितरित किया जाता है.

मंगला दर्शन उपरांत श्रीजी को श्वेत मलमल का केशर के छापा वाला पिछोड़ा और श्रीमस्तक पर सफ़ेद कुल्हे के ऊपर तीन मोरपंख की चन्द्रिका की जोड़ धराये जाते हैं.

मंगला दर्शन के पश्चात मणिकोठा और डोल तिबारी को जल से खासा कर वहां आम के भोग रखे जाते हैं. इस कारण आज श्रृंगार व ग्वाल के दर्शन बाहर नहीं खोले जाते.

गोपीवल्लभ (ग्वाल) भोग में आज श्रीजी को विशेष रूप से मेवाबाटी व दूधघर में सिद्ध की गयी केसर युक्त बासोंदी की हांडी अरोगायी जाती है.

राजभोग में अनसखड़ी में दाख (किशमिश) का रायता अरोगाया जाता है.

सखड़ी में घोला हुआ सतुवा, श्रीखण्ड भात, दहीभात, मीठी सेव, केशरयुक्त पेठा व खरबूजा की कढ़ी अरोगाये जाते हैं.

गोपीवल्लभ (ग्वाल) में ही उत्सव भोग भी रखे जाते हैं जिसमें खरबूजा के बीज और चिरोंजी के लड्डू, दूधघर में सिद्ध मावे के पेड़ा-बरफी, दूधपूड़ी, बासोंदी, जीरा मिश्रित दही, केसरी-सफेद मावे की गुंजिया, घी में तला हुआ चालनी का सूखा मेवा, विविध प्रकार के संदाना (आचार) के बटेरा, विविध प्रकार के फलफूल, शीतल के दो हांडा, चार थाल अंकुरी (अंकुरित मूंग) आदि अरोगाये जाते हैं.

इसके अतिरिक्त आज ठाकुरजी को अंकूरी (अंकुरित मूंग) एवं फल में आम, जामुन का भोग अरोगाने का विशेष महत्व है.

मैंने पूर्व में भी बताया था कि अक्षय तृतीया से रथयात्रा तक प्रतिदिन संध्या-आरती में प्रभु को बारी-बारी से जल में भीगी (अजवायन युक्त) चने की दाल, भीगी मूँग दाल व तीसरे दिन अंकुरित मूँग (अंकूरी) अरोगाये जाते हैं.

इस श्रृंखला में आज विशेष रूप से ठाकुरजी को छुकमां मूँग (घी में पके हुए व नमक आदि मसाले से युक्त) अरोगाये जाते हैं.

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राजभोग दर्शन का विस्तार

कीर्तन – (राग : सारंग)

जमुनाजल गिरिधर करत विहार ।

आसपास युवति मिल छिरकत कमलमुख चार ॥ 1 ll

काहुके कंचुकी बंद टूटे काहुके टूटे ऊर हार ।

काहुके वसन पलट मन मोहन काहु अंग न संभार ll 2 ll

काहुकी खुभी काहुकी नकवेसर काहुके बिथुरे वार ।

‘सूरदास’ प्रभु कहां लो वरनौ लीला अगम अपार ll 3 ll

साज – आज श्रीजी में श्वेत मलमल की पिछवाई धरायी जाती है जिसमें केशर के छापा व केशर की किनार की गयी है. गादी, तकिया एवं चरणचौकी पर सफेद बिछावट की जाती है.

वस्त्र – आज प्रभु को श्वेत मलमल का केशर के छापा वाला पिछोड़ा धराया जाता है.

श्रृंगार – प्रभु को आज वनमाला का (चरणारविन्द तक) उष्णकालीन हल्का श्रृंगार धराया जाता है.

हीरा एवं मोती के सर्व आभरण धराये जाते हैं.

श्रीमस्तक पर श्वेत रंग की कुल्हे के ऊपर सिरपैंच, तीन मोरपंख की चंद्रिका की जोड़ तथा बायीं ओर शीशफूल धराये जाते हैं. श्रीकर्ण में मकराकृति कुंडल धराये जाते हैं.

श्रीकंठ में बघ्घी धरायी जाती है व हांस, त्रवल नहीं धराये जाते. कली आदि सभी माला धरायी जाती हैं. तुलसी एवं श्वेत पुष्पों की दो सुन्दर मालाजी धरायी जाती हैं.

श्रीहस्त में चार कमल की कमलछड़ी, मोती के वेणुजी तथा दो वेत्रजी धराये जाते हैं.

पट ऊष्णकाल का व गोटी मोती की आती है.

आरसी श्रृंगार में हरे मख़मल की एवं राजभोग में सोने की डांडी की आती है.

जय श्रीनाथजी प्रभु

ठाकुरजी श्री राधा कृष्ण की जय हो

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Kesar snan at ShreeNathji mandir

Shreenathjibhakti-Kesar snan at ShreeNathji mandir

ShreeNathji mandir on Giriraj Govardhan

ShreeNathji Mandir darshan on Shri Giriraj Govardhan parvat

श्रीनाथजी प्रभु का प्राचीन मंदिर, गिरिराज गोवर्धन पर।महिमा सुनिए, दिव्य दर्शन कीजिए

 

इस दुर्लभ विडीओ में देखिए मंदिर के वे दर्शन:

⁃ उस खिड़की का दर्शन कीजिए जहाँ से श्री ठाकुरजी श्री गुसाँई जी को दर्शन देते थे, अपने मंदिर से चंद्र सरोवर पर जब श्री गुसाँई जी ने ६ महीने विप्रयोग का अनुभव करा; उनकी बैठकजी है यहाँ पर

⁃ उस खिड़की का जहाँ श्रीनाथजी मोहना भंगी को दर्शन देते थे

⁃ उस खिड़की का जहाँ से श्रीनाथजी व्रज वासी को दर्शन देते थे बिलछु कुंड पर; और बिलछु कुंड पर अपनी ही युगल स्वरूप लीला का अनुभव करते थे

⁃ शैया मंदिर में श्री महा प्रभुजी की १५वीं बैठकजी के दर्शन कीजिए

⁃ उस शैया मंदिर का दर्शन कीजिए जहाँ श्री महाप्रभुजी श्री नवनीत प्रियाजी के साथ शयन करते हैं

⁃ दर्शन कीजिए वह सुरंग का जो सीधी नाथद्वारा जाती है, जहाँ से कहते हैं श्रीनाथजी नाथद्वारा से श्री गोवर्धन आते जाते थे

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जय श्रीनाथजी प्रभु

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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 🙏

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“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

ShreeNathji Mandir on Giriraj Govardhan

ShreeNathji Mandir on Giriraj Govardhan

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ShreeNathji Mandir on Shri Govardhan: A Panoramic view.

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Darshans here are of this ShreeNathji Chavi. The original Murti is now at Nathdwara Haveli. The journey to Mewar, as desired by Thakurjee, began in 1669 AD, on Asadh Sud Punam on Friday, during the last 3 hours of the night. ShreeNathji with all His sewaks arrived in Sinhad (Nathdwara) in 1672 AD, on Falgun Vad Satam on Saturday.

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Many bhakts are not able to get these darshans, as they are unable to climb up; either because of bad health, old age, or the belief that one should not give shram to Shri Girirajji by climbing on Him. Please enjoy these Darshans.

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Few details about this sacred mandir:

In 1499 AD, ShreeNathji gives hukum in a dream to Puranmall Kshtri. “Come to Vraj Mandal and build a large mandir for me”. So Puranmall sold all his property and came to Shri Govardhan at Vraj. He asked the Vrajvasi the where about of Shree Dev Daman.

Puranmall was very happy to do the darshans, after which he meets Shri Vallabh Acharya and narrates the dream. “I have sold everything that I possessed and come here with all my wealth to build the mandir as per Shreeji’s hukum”.

Shri Maha Prabhuji grants permission for building. Purnmall then requests Shri Giiriraj that there will be a lot of disturbance in building the mandir, I need your permission. Giriraj Govardhan says, “ShreeNathji will live in my heart, so all the digging work etc will not cause any parishram to me, please go ahead and start the work”.

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The mandir foundation was laid in the year 1499 AD, Vaishak Sud 3, in Rohini Nakshatra.

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All of Puranmall’s wealth was soon exhausted. He went south again to work and earn money so that the mandir could be completed. Shreeji refused to accept this sewa from any other bhakt and waited for 20 years, till Puranmall could complete the mandir!

Till then Shreeji stayed in a small mandir. These 20 years, Ramdas Chauvan Rajput did the sewa. Thus from 1488 AD till 1519 AD, Shreeji did His Leela from this small mandir.

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The architect Hiramani lived in Agra. As per hukum in his dream, he came to Vraj and met Shri Vallabh Acharya. Shri Vallabh Acharya gave him the permission and instructed him to start drawing the plan on paper. He drew the plan of a mandir without a shikhar. But as soon as he finished drawing the plan it would change to a drawing of a mandir with a shikhar. This happened three times, so Shri Maha Prabhuji understood that it was Shreeji’s desire to stay in a mandir with a shikhar.

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He tells Damodardas, “Since ShreeNathji wishes to stay in a mandir with a shikhar, it means He will stay in Shri Govardhan for many years. Then there will be attack by the Mughals, after which Shreeji will move to some other part of the country. He will stay here also for several years, after which He will move back to Vraj.

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New mandir Paat Utsav

Once this new mandir was ready, Shre Maha Prabhuji reached Vraj after completing parikrama of the country. Shreeji was established in His new mandir in 1519 AD; Vaishak Sud Teej; on Akha Teej. This day is also called the Paat Utsav of ShreeNathji.

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This is the ancient mandir built by Shri Puranmall. It has been restored twice since.

(Paragraph taken from our website for ShreeNathji – Abha Shahra Shyama)

Please share with due credit.

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This is how the mandir looks from the inside. Many bhakts do not climg up, so this photo can be helpful.

Gurushree Sudhir bhai, Ashokji, on Shri Govardhan at Shreeji's Pargatya sthal

Gurushree Sudhir bhai, Ashokji, on Shri Govardhan at Shreeji’s Pargatya sthal

 

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A distant view of the mandir

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View of the mandir from the parikrama maarg

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A book on Shri Govrdhan and ShreeNathji details. I took it with me when I climbed on Shri Govardhan, and enjoyed taking this picture here. Jai Shree GovardhanNathji!

Gurushree Sudhir bhai, with whose kripa I have been able to find ShreeNathji and  bring these photos to you all. My humble pranam1

Gurushree Sudhir bhai, on Girirajji; with whose kripa I have been able to find ShreeNathji and bring these photos to you all. My humble pranam!

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This is the bok we published which has all details of ShreeNathji and Shri Govardhan.

This is the book we published which has all details of ShreeNathji and Shri Govardhan.

 

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ShreeNathji-MahaPrabhuji Baithakji at Radha Kund

ShreeNathji-MahaPrabhuji 9th Baithakji at Radha Kund, Shri Govardhan:

At Radha kund there are Baithaks: Shri Vallab Acharya, His son Shri Vitthalnathji Gusainji, His son, Shri Gokulnathji. Very rare to find all the there baithaks at one place.

Pushtimarg Baithaks:

Baithaks in Pushtimarg religion are holy places where Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of Pushtimarg, narrated the Holy Bhagvad Katha. They are total 84 in number and spread all over the country. Mahaprabhuji had circled the whole of India three times and done sthapna of these various Baithaks.

Each Baithak has its own particular Charitra (description).

Baithaks are holy places where there is no Idol or Chitra (Picture); sewa is done of Gaddi (Seating).

Baithaks are a very important pilgrim place for all Pushtimarg bhakts, as Shri Vallabhacharya is their primary Guru.

Here are some pictures displayed from my visit to the 9th  Baithak of Mahaprabhuji, which is located at Radha Kund at Shri Govardhan, Mathura.

 

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Shri Vallabhacharya was born in the VS 1535 or AD1478.

It was on Vaishak Vad Giyaras (11th) in Vikram Samvat 1535, or AD 1478; in Satbhisha Nakshatra on a Thursday; during the Abhijit mahurat, 12.40-1.00 in the afternoon; when ShreeNathji’s Lotus Face Appeared from Govardhan to give His divya Darshan to the lucky people of the village; According to Shree Krishn’s desire, on the same day but in the Abhijit mahurat, 12.40-1.00 at night, Shree Vallabhacharya also appeared at Champaran in a ring of fire.

(Details of his life and teachings can be read on my website:

http://www.shreenathjibhakti.org

http://www.shreenathjibhakti.org/brief_sketch_vallabhacharya.htm

There are two kunds (lakes) here. Radha Kund and Krushna Kund.

Radha dug out her kund (lake) with her fingernails (Radha Kund). Krishna  dug his kund (lake) with his flute. They are both internally connected. There are additional eight kunds of eight sakhis (friends of Radha) situated around here.

Shri Mahaprabhuji had seen Shri Radha and Krishna walking hand in hand into the Goverdhan mountain. Shri Mahaprabhuji approached the divine couple. He was ordered to accompany them.

Three days later he returned to this place and found his disciples in unconscious state. He sprinkled holy water all over his disciples and they all gained consciousness.

(This charitra varta about this Baithakji is taken from website: http://www.vallabhkankroli.org/)

Shri Radha Krishna Kund Baithakji

Baithak Address:Radhakrishna Kund, Post Radhakund – 281504, Dist. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Village -Radhakrishna Kund

Contact Person & Phone:Shri Dayalji Mukhiyaji M: 098974 075 56

 

ShreeNathji – Mahaprabhuji baithakji at Mansi Ganga

ShreeNathji – Mahaprabhuji baithakji at Mansi Ganga:

 

Pushtimarg Baithaks:

Baithaks in Pushtimarg religion are holy places where Shri Vallabhacharya, the founder of Pushtimarg, narrated the Holy Bhagvad Katha. They are total 84 in number and spread all over the country. Mahaprabhuji had circled the whole of India three times and done sthapna of these various Baithaks.

Each Baithak has its own particular Charitra (description).

Baithaks are holy places where there is no Idol or Chitra (Picture); sewa is done of Gaddi (Seating).

Baithaks are a very important pilgrim place for all Pushtimarg bhakts, as Shri Vallabhacharya is their primary Guru.

Here are some pictures displayed from the 10th Baithakji  of Shri Mahaprabhuji, located at the Mansi Ganga, Shri Govardhan.

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Shri Vallabhacharya baithakji at Mansi Ganga, one of the few baithaks to have a large Chavi of ShreeNathji

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Shri Mahaprabhuji baithakji at Mansi Ganga

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Mukhiyaji doing sewa at the Mansi Ganga Baithakji

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View of Mansi Ganga from the Baithakji

10th BAITHAK AT MANSI GANGA- SHRI GOVARDHAN

(This detail of the original varta about this Baithakji is taken from website: http://www.vallabhkankroli.org/)

This Baithakji is located at the foothills of Shri Govardhan.

Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhuji used to worship in the nearby area. Knowing that Shri Mahaprabhuji had arrived in the area, he approached him. Mansi Ganga had told Him that Shri Mahaprabhuji will be coming there and will fulfill all his desires. Then Mahaprabhuji sprinkled water into the eyes of Shri Krishna Chaitanya as well as over all the Vaishnavs around him. They all received spiritual insight and had the vision of the divine form of Mansi Ganga as being consisting of only milk. Everyone bathed in the divine lake. Soon after, the divine vision vanished.

Chakleshwar Mahadev (Shiva), daily came to listen to  Shri Mahaprabhuji.

It was here that a famous dialogue between Shri Mahaprabhuji and Shri Krishna Chaitanya took place. Shri Krishna Chaitanya said that in Kaliyug chanting of Lord’s name even for a moment will give you liberation. Shri Mahaprabhuji had a different view. He said that the Kaliyug is so bad that even if you miss to recite Lord’s name for a moment, you won’t be liberated.

(This detail of the original varta about this Baithakji is taken from website: http://www.vallabhkankroli.org/)

 

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Shri Vallabhacharya was born in the VS 1535 or AD1478.

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It was on Vaishak Vad Giyaras (11th) in Vikram Samvat 1535, or AD 1478; in Satbhisha Nakshatra on a Thursday; during the Abhijit mahurat, 12.40-1.00 in the afternoon; when ShreeNathji’s Lotus Face Appeared from Govardhan to give His divya Darshan to the lucky people of the village; According to Shree Krishn’s desire, on the same day but in the Abhijit mahurat, 12.40-1.00 at night, Shree Vallabhacharya also appeared at Champaran in a ring of fire.

(Details of his life and teachings can be read on my website):

http://www.shreenathjibhakti.org

http://www.shreenathjibhakti.org/brief_sketch_vallabhacharya.htm

Jai ShreeNathji

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