Sri Vrajmandala parikrama - Part 2

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Vå ndävana

Keçava Gosvämé Mahäräja. In Våndävana, Çré Våndä-devé’s darçana is available only in this temple. On the upper floor of the temple, one can have an exquisite darçana of Sevä-kuïja.

Çré Kåñëa-Balaräma Temple This temple was established in 1975 by Çré Çrémad Bhaktivedänta Svämé Mahäräja, and is situated in Ramaëa-reti on the Våndävana– Chaööékarä road. The presiding deities in this temple are Çré Kåñëa-Balaräma in the middle chamber, Çré Rädhä-Çyämasundara with Lalitä and Viçäkhä in the chamber on the right and Çré Gaura-Nitäé in the chamber on the left. At the side is a deity of Çréla Bhaktivedänta Svämé Mahäräja. The samädhi of Çréla Bhaktivedänta Svämé Mahäräja is also here. In his last years, Çréla Svämé Mahäräja asked the author to place him in samädhi, and this ceremony took place during Kartika (November) in 1977. Çré Çrémad Bhaktivedänta Svämé Mahäräja used to call Bombay his office, Mäyäpura his place of sädhana, and Våndävana his nityasiddha abode, his home.

The samädhi ceremony of Çréla Bhaktivedänta Svämé Mahäräja 653