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Kesi Ghata.

This is the place where Lord Krishna killed the Kesi demon who appeared in the form of a gigantic horse. This is also the most famous bathing place in Vrindavana. An arati to Yamuna devi is held here every evening. This Kesi demon was another friend of the evil king Kamsa. By this demon’s mystic powers, he assumed the form of a giant horse, and in a wild and angry mood, entered Vrindavana where he found Lord Krishna playing by the bank of the Yamuna River with His cowherd boyfriends.Lord…

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Radha Damodara Temple.

This is one of the most important temples in Vrindavana. The original Deity was hand carved by Rupa Goswami and given as a gift to his beloved disciple, Jiva Goswami, who later built a temple here. The Deity was first worshipped in the year 1542. The land was later acquired in 1558 when the Deity was installed on the simhasana (throne). The original Deity was moved to Jaipur when Aurangzeb attacked Vrindavana in 1670. The Deity now being worshipped is the pratibhu-murti (replica) and is…

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Imli Tala.

This tree was a favorite place of Srimati Radharani. Once, during a rasa dance performance, Srimati Radharani suddenly left and finding Her missing, Krishna went in search of Her. As he was unable to find Her, He came and sat beneath this tree. Due to intense feelings of separation from His beloved Radha, Krishna's body started to turn the same golden hue as Srimati Radharani's body. At that moment, Radharani came there accompanied by Her girl friends and haddarsana of that golden complexioned…

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Seva Kunja.

This is the sacred place of the rasa dance and also where Lord Krishna offered service to Srimati Radharani by decorating Her hair with flowers, as well as massaging and painting Her lotus feet. Radha and Krishna would sometimes spend the night here, dancing with the gopis and enjoying various transcendental pastimes. One can see the rasa-sthali, commemorating the rasa dance of Lord Krishna with the gopis. There is also a small temple dedicated to Radha and Krishna's pastimes called Rang Mahal…

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