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VRINDAVANA OR BRINDAVANA -where is it & which divinity is associated with this place ?What celebration is being held here ,when & in whose honour ?

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Asked by radhakrishnan, 03 Sep '07 07:57 am
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Vrindavan is in Mathura district, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a town on the site of an ancient forest which is believed to have been the region where the Lord Krishna spent his childhood days. It is about 15km away from Mathura city (Lord Krishna's birthplace), near the Agra-Delhi highway. The town includes many hundreds of temples dedicated to the worship of Radha and Krishna and is considered sacred by a number of religious traditions such as Gaudiya Vaishnavism & Vaishnavism. According to tradition, Lord Krishna was raised in the cowherding village of Gokul by his foster parents Nanda Maharaj and Yasoda. The Bhagavata Purana describes Lord Krishna's early childhood pastimes in Vrindavan forest wherein he, his brother Balarama, and his cowherd friends stole butter, engaged in childhood pranks and fought with demons. Along with these activities, Lord Krishna is also described as meeting and dancing with the local girls of Vrindavan village including Radharani who were ...more
Answered by anjali sharma, 03 Sep '07 08:10 am

 
  
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Vrindaban is in U.P and is very near to Delhi.It is said to be the Birth-place of Sri Krishna. Janmastami which is the Birthday of Sri Krishna is celebrated here.
Answered by Asis Ohdedar, 03 Sep '07 08:15 am

 
  
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In Mathura District, U.P.; About 16 kms. from Mathura. Associated with Lord Krishna. Janmashtami on Shravan Krishna Pakshma Asthmi is celebrated as his birthday.
Answered by Anita Setalvad, 03 Sep '07 08:14 am

 
  
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Vrindavan is about 150 kms from Delhi in Uttar Pradesh . Mathura -Vrindavan is the birth place of lord Krishna and the place where he spent his youth times . Janamashtami is being celebrated there to mark his birthday
Answered by minticool, 03 Sep '07 08:06 am

 
  
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Lord krishn and gpokiya
Answered by Dinesh C S, 03 Aug '09 04:40 pm

 
  
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