Lord Chaitanya and serpent Kaliya

When at Vrindavan, Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu would sit in a solitary place to chant the holy name until noon. In the afternoon people were able to speak to Him. The Lord would tell everyone the importance of chanting of the holy name. At that time, Krishnadas, a Vaishnava came to see Mahaprabhu. He was Kshatriya and a householder. After taking a dip at Kesi-tirtha, while going towards Kaliya-daha, he saw Mahaprabhu sitting at Amlitala. He was astonished by Lord's personal beauty and out of ecstatic love he offered his respectful obeisances to the Lord. Mahaprabhu asked him, " Who are you? Where is your house?" He replied, 'I am a most fallen householder. I belong to Rajputa caste and my... Read full text

Quotes on Navadwip Dham Parikrama by Srila Gurudeva

"By performing parikrama, our love and attachment to the Supreme Lord increases and we lose interest in any matter not related to the Supreme Lord."

"Sri Mayapura and Sri Navadvip dham are not parts of West Bengal or India or a land of matter. Navadvip dham or Sri Mayapura dham has descended. As Sri Gaurhari is beyond our comprehension, His dham is also beyond our comprehension. By the causeless mercy of Sri Gaurhari, Gaur-dham, we can have contact with it."

"Circumambulation of the Holy Abode of Supreme Lord Sri Hari is one of the principal devotions out of 64 kinds of devotion as indicated by Sri Rüpa Goswami in his writing 'Sri Bhakti Rasamrita Sindhu'"

"Parikrama for devotion is to be performed on... Read full text

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