Bhadravana – the playground of Shri Balbhadra

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One of the 12 principal forests of Vrindavana to be recreated next to the world’s tallest Krishna temple – the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir at Krishna Bhumi, is Bhadravana. It is one of the divine forests of Braj where Lord Krishna and his elder brother Shri Balrama ji went to herd the cows with all the other cowherd friends and were involved in many games and other pastimes. (more…)

Kumudavana – where Krishna sported in Kumudini Kund

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Kumudavana is the third among the twelve principal forests of Braj that will be recreated next to the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir at Krishna Bhumi. This delightful forest which is presently also known as Kudaravan is where Lord Krishna, Shri Balrama ji and the other cowherd boys wandered through while herding the cows. (more…)

Bilvavana – Where Lakshmi Devi still waits to enter Rasa Leela

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One of the most captivating and pleasant forests of Braj to be recreated at Krishna Bhumi, Vrindavan is Bilvavana. The forest, also known as Belvan or Baelvan gets its name from the beautiful bilva (or bael) trees that fills up this forest. (more…)

Talavana – Where Balarama killed Dhenukasuraa

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One of the twelve enchanting principal forests of Braj that is being recreated with the vast greens around the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir at Krishna Bhumi is the forest of Talavana. The forest gets its name from the ‘Tala’ or Palm trees that grew in abundance in this specific part of Vrindavana. (more…)

Kamyavana – the most beautiful forest of Braj

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The fourth among the twelve forests of Braj-mandal, Kamyavana will be recreated at Krishna Bhumi as one of the beautiful forests surrounding the iconic Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir. Kamyavana is said to have been the most beautiful of all the vanas of Vrindavana where Lord Krishna performed his enchanting pastimes. (more…)

Bhandiravana – Where Krishna swallowed a forest fire

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One of the most prominent among the forests of Vrindavan to be recreated at Krishna Bhumi, Bhandirvana is celebrated as the forest of Braj where Krishna used to enjoy taking lunch with His cowherd friends under the massive Bhandirvata banyan tree. (more…)