Sri Vrajmandala parikrama - Part 2

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Vå ndävana

The temple at Dhéra-saméra Dhéra-saméra This place is situated on the bank of Çré Yamunä just near Vaàçévaöa. It is the place of räsa-lélä, where the Divine Couple perform Their eternal, sportive pastimes in the nikuïjas. The breeze (saméra) itself would become so gentle and calm (dhéra) here upon beholding these pastimes that it would be unable to move even an inch. Therefore, this place is named as Dhéra-saméra. Çré Gaurédäsa Paëòita established the kuïja and temple at Dhéra-saméra. He was the younger brother of Süryadäsa Sarkhela, who was Nityänanda Prabhu’s father-in-law, the father of Jähnavä and Vasudhä. Çré Gauridäsa Paëòita is one of the main associates of Çréman Mahäprabhu. He came to Våndävana at the end of his life, where he established Dhéra-saméra-kuïja and began to serve and 607