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Kolkata Dham Darshan

Kolkata Dham Darshan: Kolkata, being the city where Srila Prabhupada appeared and lived for a large part of his life, is replete with innumerable places associated with Srila Prabhupada’s pastimes. The list includes

  • Srila  Prabhupad’s birth place (Srila Prabhupada appeared in a small two room mud house, underneath a jackfruit tree at Tollygunge. ISKCON purchased this sacred piece of  property couple of years back. The same holy jack fruit tree is still there.)
  • Radha Govinda Mandir (Srila Prabhupada Lilamrita is full of descriptions of Prabhupada’s  regular visits to this temple in his childhood. Like Govindaji, Radharani too is in a beautiful threefold bending form and mercifully offers the darshan of Her Lotus feet all the time)
  • Ulta danga Junction road (Here Srila Prabhupada met Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Thakur for the first time and got the prophetic instruction to preach in english language throughout the world)
  • Srila Prabhupada’s school (Mutty Lall Seal free school) and college (Scottosh Church college)
  • Srila Prabhupada’s house (151, Harrison Road, Now famous as Govinda Bhavan at Mahatma Gandhi Road)
  • Bagh Bazaar Gaudiya Matha (First marble temple of Bengal established by Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Sarasvati Thakur in busy market area of Kolkata. Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Sarasvati’s bhajan kutir and his room, from where He departed to spiritual world is here)
  • Khidderpore Dock (from here, Srila Prabhupada departed for America in Jaladuta cargo ship)
  • Radha Madana Mohan Temple (These deities were carved and installed by Jahnava Mata and personally worshipped by Srinivas Acharya)
  • Kanch-Kamini Temple (These deities were worshipped by a prostitute who was a pure devotee of Krishna. Srila Prabhpada mentions about this in his lectures)

and many more such places (The list is very long!!!). We are offering the facility to organize guided tours to these holy sites for visiting devotees. Devotees wishing to avail of our services in this regard can contact us via mail at info@travelmayapur.com We request devotees to inform us well in advance to help us serve them our best. We suggest that Devotees, while going to Mayapur, can briefly stay in Kolkata and take opportunity to derive transcendental benefits by visiting these holy places.

Besides this, Nearby Kolkata, There are several places associated with pastimes of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and  Ntyananda Prabhu; such as

  • Panihati (The famous dahi chida festival took place here),
  • Khardaha (House of Nityananda Pr )
  • Ambika Kalna (House of Gauridasa Pandit)

And many more such places. If devotees wish, we can assist them to visit these places as well.