Sri Vrajmandala parikrama - Part 2

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Vå ndävana

Çré Rädhä-Dämodara This temple is situated within the area of Sevä-kuïja. Çré Rüpa Gosvämé used to live here in his bhajana-kuöé. The contemporary Gosvämés and devotees assembled here for iñöagoñöhés and, in those gatherings of Vaiñëavas, Çré Raghunätha Bhaööa would elucidate on Çrémad-Bhägavatam in his melodious voice. Çré Rüpa Gosvämé compiled Çré Bhakti-rasämåta-sindhu, Ujjvala-nélamaëi and other sacred texts on bhakti at this place. The young Çré Jéva Gosvämé was engaged in all kinds of service to Çré Rüpa Gosvämé, who personally manifested the deity of Çré Rädhä-Dämodara with his own hands and offered the service and worship to Çré Jéva. According to the book Sevä-präkaöya, Çré Rädhä-Dämodara were installed in saàvat 1599 (1543 AD) in the month of Mägha (January–February) on Çuklä-daçamé (the tenth day of the bright half of the month). The original Çré Rädhä-Dämodara are now in Jaipura, and Their pratibhü-vigrahas, which are as potent as the original deities, are in Våndävana. On the altar with Them are Çré Våndävana-candra,

The pratibhü-vigrahas of Çré Rädhä-Dämodara 635