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Item Code: IDD754
Author: R. K. Das
Publisher: Sundeep Prakashan
Edition: 1990
ISBN: 8185067473
Pages: 312 (B & W Illus: 16)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.75" X 7.5"
About the Book

Vrindaban is one of the ancient religious center in India. The temples and shrines of Vrindaban are of great significance from mythological point of view. This treatise has highlighted the ancient shrine of Vrindaban in great detail. The lilas of Krishna and Radha took place here. The association of Lord Krishna with Vrindaban is the main source of attraction for the people from all parts of the world. The temples of Vrindaban are the finest specimens of ancient Hindu architecture. Some of the important temples are : Gopinath temple, Jaganath temple, Govindji temple, Mira Bai temple, Shriji Mandir, Sudama Kuteer, Jaipur temples, etc. Besides there are many more temples which have been depicted in this book. The famous ISKON Temple is also in Vrindaban. Visitors from all parts of the world visit Vrindaban to see these unique temples. This book will be off great help for the readers and those who undertake research work related to temples of Vrindaban. This book has been written in lucid style and very candid description of this holy place has been made in this treatise. One can very easily find out the ancient history of Vrindaban by consulting Temples of Vrindaban.

About the Author

Sri Rabindra Kumar Das comes from a vaishnavite family of village Baudpur in the District of Balasore, Orissa. He took his M.A. degree in History from Patna University in 1930 and thereafter learnt salt manufacture in Burma. He served the Indian Salt service for about twenty years and retired in 1961. during his long stay in South India, he took interest in South Indian temples and published his first book Temples of Temilnad in1964. Since then four moe books have followed. They are :1. Legends of Jagannath, Puri;2. Mysterious Konrark; 3. Bhubaneswar and its Environs; and 4. Sakhigopal -Lord in the Witness-box. The present book is the result of his unwavering interest in temples of Vrindaban, where he spent a major part of his retired life consulting old and rare manuscripts and enquiring into the history of these temples.


    List of Illustrations
  1. Introduction
  2. Advent of Krishna
  3. Divinity of Krishna
  4. History of Radha
  5. Govindaji Temple
  6. Temple of Madan Mohanji
  7. Temple of Sri Gopinathji
  8. Temple of Sri Radha-Ramanji
  9. Temple of Sri Radha-Damodar
  10. Gokulananda Temple
  11. Gopiswar Temple
  12. Gwalliar Temple (Brahma Chari Temple)
  13. Tekari Temple (Radha Indra Kisore)
  14. Mira Bai Temple
  15. Sahaji Temple
  16. Nidhi Ban
  17. Sri Ananta Banke Behari Mandir
  18. Bhab Bhaskareswar Temple
  19. Padma Behari Bhagwan and Kailaseswar Bhagwan
  20. Oriya Baba Ashram
  21. Kathia Baba Temple
  22. Sri Ramkrishna Math and Sevashram
  23. Jaipur Temple
  24. Lakshmi-Mohanji Temple on Keshi Ghat
  25. Seba-Kunja-Nikunja Ban
  26. Kishori Ban
  27. Sri Radha Govindji ka Mandir
  28. Temple of Sriji
  29. Sudama Kutir
  30. Rangnathji Temple
  31. Lalla Babu's Temple
  32. Shyam Sundarji Temple
  33. Sawaman Saligram
  34. Banke Behariji Temple
  35. Radhavallavji Temple
  36. Ashta Sakhi Temple
  37. Brahma Kunda
  38. Sri Radha Madhab Mandir of Jaidev
  39. Sringara Bat
  40. Sakhi Gopal Temple
  41. Tadas Mandi or Jamai Benoda Thakur
  42. Katyayani Devi Temple -Radhabag
  43. Dinajpur Temple of Radha-Shyam Royji
  44. Jamuna and Ganga -their Respective Holiness
  45. Emli Tala -Beneath the Tamarind Tree
  46. Dauji Temple
  47. Gyan-Gudhri
  48. Krishna-Kali Temple
  49. Adwaita Bat -Radha Madan Gopal Temple
  50. Amiya Nimai Mandir or Baba Bour Mandir
  51. Singha Pour Hanuman Temple
  52. Sri Gopalji of Fauzdar Kunja
  53. Radha-Madhabji -Golak-Sabha of Baba Kishoridasji
  54. Sri Krishna Chalia Mandir of Anandamayi Ma
  55. Jugal-Kishorji Temple
  56. Parkikrama -Circulation and Circumambulation
  57. Lilla Kuja of Vrindaban
  58. General Information
  59. Vrindaban Seva Ashram, Bansibat
  60. Festivals in Vrindaban
  61. What is Vrindaban -Physical and Spiritual or Esoteric?
  62. Karma Fate Destiny
  63. Gobardhan Maharaj (Giri Goardhan)
  64. Date of Krishna's Birth
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