Sri Vrajmandala parikrama - Part 1

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Gov ardhana

There is a temple of Çré Gaura-Nityänanda Prabhu opposite Cakaleçvara. While performing parikramä of Govardhana, Çré Nityänanda Prabhu and later Çré Caitanya Mahäprabhu had darçana of Çré Cakaleçvara Mahädeva and Päraìga-ghäöa at Mänasé-gaìgä, and also took rest here.

(16) Mukhäravinda On the northern bank of Mänasé-gaìgä is the lotus face (mukhäravinda) of Çré Govardhana. Govardhana’s form is that of a sitting cow. His hind part is Pücharé, or Püïcharé. He has turned his neck to place his lotus face near his stomach, which is the town of Govardhana. His two eyes are Rädhä-kuëòa and Çyäma-kuëòa. There is a beautiful temple here with a çilä of Giriräja’s lotus face. Every day he is given abhiñeka and receives worship and offerings of bhoga. Festivals are also organised here on Annaküöa and Dépävalé.

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