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Vrindavan's Jaipur temple will be developed as a tourist destination

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 7th of June, 2017

Recently it was announced that Vrindavan's historic Jaipur Mandir will be developed as a tourist destination.

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Vrindavan devotees bathe in Yamuna on Ganga Dusshera

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 5th of June, 2017

Devotees in Vrindavan celebrated Ganga Dusshera with great excitement yesterday.

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Shri Krishna Janmasthan named cleanest temple in UP

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 2nd of June, 2017

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath awarded Mathura's Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple this week for being the cleanest temple in the State.

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Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami's Seva Begins on June 2nd at Radharaman Temple

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 1st of June, 2017

This Friday marks the beginning of Acharya Shrivatsa Goswami Maharaj's seva at the Shri Radharaman Temple in Vrindavan.

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Vrindavan Celebrates Akshay Tritiya and Chandan Yatra

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 1st of May, 2017

Vrindavan filled with visitors from far and wide yesterday on the occasion of Akshay Tritya.

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Sri Ramanujacharya's 1,000th Birthday Celebrated at Sri Rangji Mandir in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 1st of May, 2017

The 1,000-year anniversary of Sri Ramanujacharya's birth is being celebrated throughout India today.

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Nine Kunds of Braj to be featured on Tourist Map

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 25th of April, 2017

Nine kunds (holy lakes) of Braj will soon be featured on the government's official tourist map.

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Hanuman Jayanti Celebrated in Krishna's Homeland

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 12th of April, 2017

Hanuman Jayanti was celebrated lovingly on Tuesday, by the residents of Shri Krishna's homeland, Vrindavan.

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Vrindavan Lordships draped in warm clothes to ward off cold

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 13th of December, 2016

As winter continues to grip Vraja with its harshness, even the Lordships of Vrindavan do not remain unaffected.

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'Seva Mahotsava' enriched with classical performances at Radha Raman Mandir

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 11th of December, 2016

The dancers from the 'Natya Vriksha' fascinated Shri Radha Raman ji on Sunday with their classical performances.

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Ring road around Giriraj Parikrama to be constructed soon

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 25th of November, 2016

A ring road will be constructed in Govardhan to improve the connectivity to the holy town.

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Vrindavan Civic Body upgraded to 'A' category

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 20th of November, 2016

The Civic body of Vrindavan has been upgraded to 'Grade A' municipality by the State Government.

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Kamsa Vadh commemorated as his effigy ripped into pieces

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 11th of November, 2016

Kamsa Vadh was celebrated in Mathura on Thursday..

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The Gods Awaken and Shaligram Marries Tulsi in Vrindavan Temples

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 13th of November, 2016

Thousands of devout Vaishnavas took an early morning dip in Yamuna to welcome the gods, who awakened after a four-month-long slumber on Devotthan Ekadashi.

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Holy cows worshiped as Vraja celebrated Gopashtami

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 10th of November, 2016

On the auspicious festival of Gopashtmai, on Tuesday, the devotees visited the Gaushalas of Vrindavan and other parts of Vraja, to offer their prayers to the holy cow.

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Gigantic elephant of Kuvalayapida was killed again

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 9th of November, 2016

Shri Krishna killed the gigantic elephant Kuvalayapida on Sunday at Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi.

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Grateful followers carried Prabhupada for the Saptadevalaya darshan

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 4th of November, 2016

The streets of Shri Dham Vrindavan resonated with Harinam Sankirtan on Thursday, on the eve of Iskcon's founder A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada's disappearance day.

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Holding each other's hands brothers and sisters took holy dip

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 2nd of November, 2016

Thousands of pairs of brother and sister took holy dip in Yamuna at Vishram Ghat.

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Mounds of cooked rice became special attraction on Annakoot

Source: Published in Vrindavan Today on 1st of November, 2016

Annakoot Mahotsava and Govardhan Puja were celebrated with much joy and splendor in the temples of Vraja.

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Abdul Kalam memorial award for Akshaya Patra

Source: Published in ISKCONtree.com on 16th of October, 2016

The Akshaya Patra Foundation, which operates the world's largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Programme, has been bestowed with 1st Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial Award for Innovation in Governance.

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IIT Professors to assist in the Chief Minister's Dream Project

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 18th of September, 2016

Professors from IIT Roorkee are preparing a report on the Yamuna Riverfront Development project.

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Ram Leela Mahotsav to start with Lord Ganesha's Rath Yatra

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 17th of September, 2016

The Ram Leela Mahotsav is all set to start in the holy city of Vrindavan. The festival will start with the rath yatra of Lord Ganesha.

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ISKCON Gears Up for Kartika

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 16th of September, 2016

The month of Kartika is glorified in the Puranas as very special for making spiritual advancement.

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Braj Foundation to organise the Annual Saanjhi Art Festival at Brahma Kund

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 15th of September, 2016

The Sanjhi art festival is being organised at Brahma Kund, Vrindavan this year by the Braj Foundation.

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Brajwasi Brahmins take holy dip at Keshi Ghat during Pitru Paksha

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 10th of September, 2016

The Brahmins of Braj took a holy dip in the Yamuna and performed tarpan on the occasion of the beginning of pitru paksha.

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Chatthi festival of Radha Rani at Radha Vallabh temple

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 9th of September, 2016

Chatthi festival or the sixth day of birth of Radha Rani was celebrated with unmatched exuberance at Radha Vallabh Temple in Vrindavan, besides other major temples.

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Vaman Jayanti Celebration in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 8th of September, 2016

Vaman Jayanti, the divine appearance day of Lord Vaman, was celebrated at the Krishna Balaram Mandir with great fervor.

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Lord Dwarkadheesh and LalJi Prabhu in Mathura after 15 years

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 7th of September, 2016

Lord Dwarkadheesh, along with LalJi Prabhu, has reached Mathura from Rajkot. The Lordships have returned to Braj after a period of 15 years.

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Devotees feel blessed after doing abhishek of Lord Giriraj

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 6th of September, 2016

Girivar Kunj started the tradition of offering a chappan bhog to Lord Giriraj by doing a maha abhishek with the waters of the seven holy rivers, i.e, Yamuna, Ganga, Godawari, Bhrahmaputra, Chinar, Krishna and Alakananda.

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Sacred manuscripts of Radha Vallabh community to become a part of Braj Sanskriti Vishwakosh

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 5th of September, 2016

The Vrindavan Research Institute organized a seminar recently in relation to the Braj Sanskriti Vishwakosh.

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Campaign to make "Smart Villages" in Mathura region

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 4th of September, 2016

The State Government is starting the 'Sashakt Gaon, Vikasat Pradesh' campaign to develop the villages of Mathura region.

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Dauji temple celebrated Baldev Chatth in a grand way

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 3rd of September, 2016

Baldev Chatth was celebrated flamboyantly at Baldeo and other regions of Braj.

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Hindustani Classical ragas enthral Vrindavan during Radhashtami

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 2nd of September, 2016

An amazing two day festival of Hindustani classical dance and music was held on the occasion of Radhashtami in Vrindavan

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Radha Gopinath Mandir receives the Green Temple Award

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 1st of September, 2016

Radha Gopinath Mandir managed to grab the Green Temple Award this year!

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Krishna Leela through Dance Drama Staged In Monroe, N.Y

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 22nd of August, 2016

A dance drama based on Krishna Leela was presented by the East-West School of Dance in traditional Kathak style.

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Sporting event of 'Latthe ka Mela' organized to celebrate Krishna's birthday

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 21th of August, 2016

A delegation of the Braj Vrindavan Heritage Alliance met the Union Minister for Tourism and Culture, Dr. Mahesh Sharma to demand a regular superfast train between Vrindavan and Nabadweep Dham.

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Janmashtami fervour in Braj, UP peaks on Thursday

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 20th of August, 2016

Mathura and Vrindavan presented a dazzling spectacle on Thursday: Thousands of Krishna devotees hailing not only from India but also abroad, chanting 'Hare Krishna' and 'Radhey Radhey' as they went through the worship, prayers, paying obeisance to the god, and performing other colourful rituals.

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Mahaprabhu's Charan Paduka arrived in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 19th of August, 2016

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's advent in Vrindavan, his wooden sandals arrived in Vrindavan amidst tight security and were kept at Haribol Kutir, in front of the new Madan Mohan Temple.

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Thakur Bankey Bihari celebrated Rakshabandhan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 18th of August, 2016

Thakur Bankey Bihari Ji celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan with his devotees.

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Water Transport Services on Yamuna Will Begin In 3 Months, Says Nitin Gadkari

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 17th of August, 2016

The government will launch water transport services on the Yamuna, on the stretch between Haryana's Palla and Delhi's Wazirabad in the next three months, assured Union minister Nitin Gadkari.

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Launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) at Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 16th of August, 2016

The pradhan mantra ujjwala yojana was launched at Vrindavan by Shri Nitin Gadkari in the presence of Uma Bharati, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Ms Hema Malini and Rajkumar Rawat. .

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Mathura gears up as Janmashthami approaches

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 15th of August, 2016

The Mathura Municipal Corporation has already started preparing the city as Janmashtami is approaching.

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Delegation met Minister to demand train between Vrindavan and Nabadweep in West Bengal

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 8th of August, 2016

A delegation of the Braj Vrindavan Heritage Alliance met the Union Minister for Tourism and Culture, Dr. Mahesh Sharma to demand a regular superfast train between Vrindavan and Nabadweep Dham.

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Nag Panchami celebration in Braj

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 7th of August, 2016

Nag Panchami is being celebrated on a grand scale in Mathura.

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Multi level parking at Janmbhumi and Dampier

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 6th of August, 2016

As a part of the Adarsh Mathura plan, the Mathura city administration is planning to build multi level parking spots in the city.

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Lalita's village resounds with cheers for Baladev

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 5th of August, 2016

Lord Baladev is worshipped as an incarnation of Sheshnag in the small village of Shrimati Lalita.

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British envoy launches project with Loomba Foundation to empower 2600 widows in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 4th of August, 2016

The Loomba Foundation, a global NGO accredited with the United Nations under DPI and ECOSOC, has announced a partnership project with the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and Lions Clubs International British Isles and Ireland to provide dignified livelihoods to 2600 impoverished widows in and around India's holy city of Vrindavan.

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Braj to: Tourism Minister gain global platform

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 3rd of August, 2016

The Chief Minister had declared development plans earlier for Braj.

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Work for building the 'Heritage Corridor' to commence in September

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 2nd of August, 2016

The building of the heritage corridor will begin in Vrindavan in the month of September.

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Swing festival began in Vrindavan Temples on Hariyali Teej

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 1st of August, 2016

The fortnight long 'swing festival' has begun with Hariyali Teej in Vrindavan.

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Legendary Raasacharya Padmashree Hargovind merged with the 'holy dust' of Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 8th July, 2016

Legendary Raasacharya, Padmashree Hargovind passed away at the age of 91 on 25th July, in the afternoon, suffering from age related ailments.

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Krishna's land reverberated with the chants of 'Bam Bam Bhole'

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 7th July, 2016

Good news for devotees! ThakurJi is now using social media to give darshan to people round the globe.

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Out side vehicles restricted for entering Vrindavan during Guru Purnima

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 6th July, 2016

Guru Purnima is around the corner and all outside vehicles have been restricted from coming into Vrindavan from 16th to 20th July.

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"Pran Pratishtha" Mahotsava at Lord Varadraj temple started

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 5th July, 2016

The six day long 'Pran Pratishtha' Mahotsav has started at the Lord Varadraj Temple in Vrindavan.

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Mathura Police up-to-date on social media

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 4th July, 2016

The Mathura Police department is now using the social media to let the public know of the good deeds done by them.

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BihariJi's Prasad to be easily made available for the devotees

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 3rd July, 2016

Thakur Bankey BihariJi's Prasad will now be easily available to the devotees. The new managing committee has come up with a plan to establish kiosks in and around the Mandir to distribute the prasadam to people.

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Chaitanya's advent to Vrindavan to be celebrated

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 2nd July, 2016

Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's adevnt to Vrindavan is set to be celebrated in all it's glory and grandeur in the holy land of Vrindavan

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Possibilities explored to introduce Eco efficient technology for sewerage recycling

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 1st July, 2016

Good news for Vrindavan residents! Possibilities are being explored to introduce eco efficient technology for sewerage recycling in Vrindavan!

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Thakur Ji's darshan at your doorstep

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 1st June, 2016

Good news for devotees! ThakurJi is now using social media to give darshan to people round the globe.

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Big money for Yamuna ghats in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 23rd May, 2016

The State Government has approved an astounding sum of 177.81 crore rupees for the expansion and beautification of the Yamuna riverfront in Mathura and Vrindavan.

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Thakur Ji enjoyed boat ride during Jal Yatra

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 22th May, 2016

The Jal Yatra festival is held every year during the poornima of the Jyestha month to give Thakur Ji some relief from the scorching heat.

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Vrindavan temples fill with the fragrance of Mogra on Nirjala Ekadashi

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 21th May, 2016

Nirjala Ekadashi is one of the many important festivals that are celebrated in Vrindavan.

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'Braj Vrindavan Act Now' at the Ujjain Kumbha Mela

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 20th May, 2016

A delegation of actors from the 'Braj Vrindavan Act Now' group of Vrindavan went to the Ujjain Kumbha Mela to put up a show that brought to light the many problems that the river Yamuna and Vrindavan are facing right now.

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National panels on Ramayana and Krishna circuits to meet soon

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 19th May, 2016

Two national panels have been formed recently, one on Ramayana and one on Krishna.

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Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya welcomed in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 18th May, 2016

The presiding Shankaracharya of the Dwarka Sharada Peeth was welcomed in Vrindavan and given all honors by the religious community of Vrindavan.

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Krishna blessed Shani Dev at Kokilavan, Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 17th May, 2016

Devotees thronged the Shani Dev Temple in Kokila Van in Vrindavan on the occasion of Shani Dev Jayanti.

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Mobile app to be launched for daily darshan of Vraja Temples

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 16th May, 2016

Now people can sit in their homes and acquire all the information needed for the darshan of the deities of the temples of Vraja.

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Temple prasad from Braj delivery program announced by India Post

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 15th May, 2016

The Indian postal department, after delivering gangajal to people, will now also deliver Prasad from Bankey Bihari, Radharani temple in Barsana, Dwarkadeesh, Krishna Janmasthan and other temples to your doorstep.

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Chief Development Officer of Mathura visited the Panchayati Gaushala

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 14th May, 2016

The Chief Development Officer of Mathura, Shri Manish Kumar Verma, visited the Panchayati Gaushala recently.

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Prasad visits widows of Vrindavan Ashram to issue Aadhaar

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 13th May, 2016

Telecom Minsiter, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad visited the widows of Vrindavan. He made this trip to an ashram to issue aadhar numbers to them. According to him, this is a 'high watermark' of digital India.

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Press reporters meet at Hotel Nidhivan on the eve of Patrakaar diwas

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 12th May, 2016

On the eve of Patrakaar Diwas, Krishna Bhumi organized and sponsored a press reporters meet at Hotel Nidhivan in Vrindavan.

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Modern age Shravan Kumar came to Vrindavan for pilgrimage

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 11th May, 2016

The man being called the modern age Shravan Kumar came to Vrindavan carrying his old and blind mother on his shoulder for pilgrimage purposes.

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Vraja Narsimha Leela exhibition is attracting visitors

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 10th May, 2016

An exhibition on the Vraja Narsimha Leela commenced at the Goda Vihar temple in Vrindavan.

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Radha Raman takes birth on Vaishakhi Purnima

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 9th May, 2016

Thakur Shri Radha Raman Lal's appearance day was celebrated with great pomp in Vrindavan.

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Bhagwat Katha dedicated to Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 8th May, 2016

Shridevi Asahaay Seva Sansthaan Sonai, an institution dedicated to the support of the poor and needy, has started Bhagwat katha to support the "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" initiative by the Central Government and also to raise awareness for saving cows.

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Government plans Krishna museum for Mathura

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 7th May, 2016

The Government has approved the construction of a museum in Mathura dedicated to Krishna.

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Excavation of Parallel Drainage System on Yamuna underway

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 5th May, 2016

The development work of the parallel drainage system alongside Yamuna is underway in Vrindavan.

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Thakur Bankey Bihari Ji gave Charan Darshan to devotees on Akshaya Tritiya

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 5th May, 2016

Devotees visiting Vrindavan to see Thakur Bankey Bihari Ji were overwhelmed after doing the Charan Darshan on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya. This occasion of Charan Darshan comes once in a year on the day of Akshay Tritiya, for which devotees from all over the world visit the holy city of Vrindavan.

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Dr. Laxmi Gautam shortlisted for Women Transforming India Award

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 4th May, 2016

Social worker and Institute of Oriental Philosophy professor Dr. Lakshmi Gautam has been nominated as one of 25 women from across India for their selfless service to society.

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Andaman Governor visited Hasanand Goushala in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 3rd May, 2016

The Lieutenant Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lieutenant General A. K. Singh visited the Hasanand Gochar Bhumi Goshala where he paid tribute to the statue of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya and adored the cows.

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Statue of Mahamana Malviya unveiled

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 2nd May, 2016

A statue of Bharat Ratna Madan Mohan Malviya (1861-1946) was unveiled during the Gau Seva Festival at Hasananda Gochar Bhumi situated on the Mathura Vrindavan Road.

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Vrindavan gearing up for Chandan Yatra Festival

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 1st May, 2016

The Temples of Vrindavan are gearing up for the festivity of the Chandan Yatra, to be held on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya. On this day the deities give darshan and sandalwood paste is smeared all over their bodies. The sandal paste is used to adorn the deities to keep them cool in the scorching heat of summer.

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Suspension bridge to be built at Jugal Ghat

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 29th April, 2016

Vrindavan may have a suspension bridge at Jugal Ghat area soon, as the District administration of Mathura has identified this area and is ready to submit a proposal to the State Government. Another suspension bridge is also proposed to be built at the Vishram Ghat area of Mathura.

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Massive Cleanliness Drive organized

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 29th April, 2016

A massive cleanliness drive was organized yesterday, the 27th of April, where hundreds of students participating from different schools took brooms in their hands to clean the holy city of Vrindavan. The cleanliness drive was organized in 24 locations of the town.

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A cleaner Yamuna

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 29th April, 2016

Despite the high level of pollution, Yamuna's surface is looking clean these days as the skimmer machine keeps cleaning the floating waste on a regular basis. This situation will be as it is for the next two months.

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Head of Adi Chunchanagiri Math visited the Chandrodaya Mandir

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 19th April, 2016

Swami Nirmalanandanatha, the head of the Shri Adi Chunchanagiri Math of Karnataka visited Vrindavan on Monday. During his tour he paid respect to Thakur Shri Radha Vrindavan Chandra at the 'Chandrodaya Mandir' and visited the grand kitchen of the Akshaya Patra, from where thousand plates of mid-day meal is distributed in the schools of Vraja.

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Rejuvenation of Varuna in Varanasi, Yamuna in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 29th April, 2016

Having already announced beautification and rejuvenation of river fronts in the temple town of Ayodhya and its famous and historic ghats along river Sarayu, the Government has now decided to embark on similar projects for the other two world famous Hindu pilgrimage sites - holy Varuna River in Varanasi and Vrindavan, the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Irrigation Minister Shivpal Yadav will soon go to Varanasi and Vrindavan to lay the foundation stone for the prestigious projects.

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Electric crematorium alongside Yamuna

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 28th April, 2016

An electric crematorium is being proposed for the city of love and devotion. This crematorium will have facilities for electric as well as wood-fire cremation.

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Vrindavan gets facelift to attract more tourists

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 27th April, 2016

A plan to boost the tourism potential of Vrindavan and develop it into a model city has received a green signal with authorities clearing a detailed project report worth Rs 515 crores. Pradeep Bhatnagar, commissioner of Agra division, gave clearance to DPR during a meeting yesterday with slight amendments to it.

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Lord Rama came out as Groom, in the city of Baldev

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 26th April, 2016

In the city of Baldev, Lord Rama came out dressed like a groom on Sunday night. The slogans for Lord Krishna and Rama too made the environment devotional.

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Baba Rasika Pagal hurt in car accident

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 25th April, 2016

Baba belongs to Rajpur khadar and was returning back to Vrindavan after attending a cultural program at Modinagar on Tuesday, in his Innova car. He was accompanied by his decsiples Vishnu Babra, Mohini Sharan and few more.

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"Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" legal awareness cultural program

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 24th April, 2016

Recently at Sandipani Muni School (SMS), Vrindavan, the Principals in collaboration with several teachers and the students from various classes organized a program of legal awareness by the name of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (Translated from the Hindi means "Save your daughters and educate them"). They had a similar program in 2014, aimed at informing young girls about the still present issues of child marriage, the protection of women, the importance of education and general advice in case any of these issues are there to be confronted.

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Akhilesh writes to Prabhu for Mathura-Vrindavan railbus

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 23rd April, 2016

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday wrote a letter to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, seeking a modern rail bus service in Mathura-Vrindavan on a priority basis. Mr. Yadav said the Mathura-Vrindavan rail bus service will solve traffic problems there and upgrade tourism potential of the temple town to international standards.

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84 Kos Parikrama started after worshiping Yamuna

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 22nd April, 2016

Devotees from the round the country worshiped the holy river of Yamuna on Monday and started the 84 Kos Parikrama (the full circuit) of Braja. Srimad Bhagavata speaker Acharya Raju Bhaiya is conducting the parikrama.

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Banke Bihari's phul bungalow season is here

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 21th April, 2016

The heat is rising and we are almost at summer temperatures in the high 40's. With news that this year is setting out to be the hottest in history at a rate of increase as yet unseen, it is hard not to feel a bit intimidated.

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Head of Adi Chunchanagiri Math visited the Chandrodaya Mandir

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 19th April, 2016

Swami Nirmalanandanatha, the head of the Shri Adi Chunchanagiri Math of Karnataka visited Vrindavan on Monday. During his tour he paid respect to Thakur Shri Radha Vrindavan Chandra at the 'Chandrodaya Mandir' and visited the grand kitchen of the Akshaya Patra, from where thousand plates of mid-day meal is distributed in the schools of Vraja.

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Yogi Amrit Desai meets Satyanarayana Dasaji in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 17th April, 2016

Yogi Amrit Desai, one of the pioneers of modern yoga in the West, is currently traveling through India with a number of American disciples and made a quick visit to Vrindavan, staying at Vatsalya Gram. Desai sought out Satyanarayana Dasa Babaji, Mahant of the Jiva Institute.

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Shree Shree Ravishankar in Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 15th April, 2016

Influential spiritual teacher and founder of the worldwide Art of Living movement, Shree Shree Ravishankar, was in Vrindavan.

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Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir Celebrated Rama Navami

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 13th April, 2016

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, Lord Krishna's world's tallest temple in making, celebrated the appearance of Lord Rama on 15th April 2016 Friday at The Constitution Club in Delhi. The celebration was attended by many dignitaries and devotees including Shri Manish Sisodia, Honb'le Deputy CM of NCT of Delhi.

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Noopur temple to be built at Shyamananda Samadhi

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 11th April, 2016

Thousands of devotees visit Shri Shri Radha Shyam Sundar Temple, situated in Seva Kunj area of Shridham Vrindavan, to have darshan of Shri Shyam Sundar Ji (Lala Ji) manifested by Shrimati Radha Rani Ji from her lotus heart on the Vasant Panchami Day of 1578 A.D. and self-manifested deity of Shrimati Radha Rani Ji, found in 1580 among the invaluable gems of the Royal Treasury of the then Bharatpur state.

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R. D. Paliwal: Drainage system will be developed parallel to Yamuna

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 9th April, 2016

CEO of Braj Development Board and a member of the committee formed by the Chief Secretary, Mr. R. D. Paliwal announced that the drainage system in Vrindavan will be developed parallel to Yamuna in order to protect the river from pollution. The parallel drainage system will be 20 kilometers long. He also said the river front will be developed like that of Gomati in Lucknow.

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Solar lighting for the Yamuna riverfront

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 7th April, 2016

State Government is preparing to have solar powered lights at the Yamuna river fronts. The work has already been started and is expected to go on for a year, post which the river fronts will be shining from solar powered bulbs.

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16 Crore sanctioned for Heritage City Development in Mathura

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 5th April, 2016

The Detailed Project Report (DPR) to develop a heritage city near Shri Krishna's birth place in Mathura, has been approved at district level with an allotted amount of 16 crore. The Next DPR will include the development plans for Shri Dwarikadhish Temple and Vishram Ghat.

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Theatreplan to spearhead design services for world's tallest temple, Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi Blog on 3rd April, 2016

Vrindavan is the birthplace of Krishna and the spiritual capital of India. The project is the result of 30 years of work and investment by ISCKON (The International Society for Krishna Consciousness) who are managing the design and construction process.

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Amma embraced brajwasis during her visit to Vrindavan

Source: Published in Krishna Bhumi blog on 1st April, 2016

Mata Amritanandamayi, famously known as Amma, visited Vrindavan and had darshan of several temples of Vrindavan. A spiritual event was organized at the Fogla Ashram in her honor, where thousands of people attended the program, including the devotees who had accompanied her from South India

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Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir Celebrated Rama Navami; Devotees, Including Shri Manish Sisodia, Celebrate Lord Rama's Humility and Pledge for Ram Rajya in Delhi

Source: Published in NewsVoir on 16th April, 2016

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, Lord Krishna's world's tallest temple in making, celebrated the appearance of Lord Rama on 15th April 2016 Friday at The Constitution Club in Delhi. The celebration was attended by many dignitaries and devotees including Shri Manish Sisodia, Honb'le Deputy CM of NCT of Delhi. Jhulan Seva for festival deities of Lord Rama was performed with Sankirtana, Pravachana and Prasadam.

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Dainik Bhaskar published news on the Vrindavan Chandrodaya mandir

Source: Published in Dainik Bhaskar on 29th March, 2016

The prestigious Hindi Newspaper, Dainik Bhaskar, published an article about the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir. The article mentions its sky reaching height and its durability against any kind of natural disasters.

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Shri Ravindra Chamaria wins the CMA Management Excellence Award, 2016

Source: The Telegraph, published on 05th March, 2016

The prestigious Camellia Group hosted the CMA Management Excellence Awards in the month of March 2016. Shri Ravindra Chamaria, Chairman and Managing Director of Infinity Group won the award in the category of Public Service. He was felicitated at the Hotel Hindustan International on 15th March.

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Rangnath Bhagwan visits his garden riding on the 'grand chariot' during Brahmotsava

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 05th April, 2016

Bhagwan Rangnath gave darshan to his devotees on the grand chariot on Friday. Riding on the 60 feet high chariot made of sandalwood, the Lord went to the 'Bare Bagicha', the sprawling garden, situated at a distance of 500 meters from the temple.

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Boat Festival (Nauka Vihar) at ISKCON:

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 3rd April, 2016

The boat festival (Nauka Vihar) was celebrated at the Krishna Balaram Mandir (ISKCON) on Wednesday. A water pool was created in the temple courtyard. The pool was covered with a variety of flowers, wonderfully decorated in different sections of it.

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Green Court representative finds garbage management system collapsing in Vrindavan

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 30th March, 2016

Poor state of garbage management was found in Vrindavan during the surprise visit of the representative of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday. The Municipality had earlier claimed in the Green Court that the waste management of the town was under control and was being effectively executed.

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Centre to construct Special Shelter for 1,000 Widows at Vrindavan

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 30th March, 2016

The Women & Child Development Minister, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, will launch the project of construction of a special Home for one thousand widows at Vrindavan, Mathura. The Foundation stone for the Home will be laid by the WCD Minister under the "Swadhar Greh Scheme" of the WCD Ministry.

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KMP Expressway on track

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 30th March, 2016

Having missed several deadlines, the 52-km-long Manesar-Palwal stretch of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway has eventually been thrown open to traffic. The stretch is expected to be formally inaugurated by Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, in the first week of April.

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Inspired By India

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 30th March, 2016

A young Malibu artist is taking inspiration from her friendships with children in India and Malibu to launch a new business she hopes will inspire others. Genevieve Ruddock is currently in Vrindavan, India, for a month-long visit to see children she first met in 2014.

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First installment released for the Peacock Conservation Centre

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 29th March, 2016

Considering the significance of the peacocks in Vraja, the U.P. Government has approved a proposal of the Peacock Conservation Centre in Vrindavan. The centre will be developed at the Van Chetana Kendra between Mathura and Vrindavan. The first installment of Rs. 10 lacs has also already been released by the U.P. Van Nigam to begin the work.

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Hindu widows break all taboos and play Holi

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, published on 28th March, 2016

Aruna Samaddar threw fistfuls of colored powder into the air. Blue and red and green, the cheerful colors settled on her white sari and all over other women nearby. In most of India, widows like Samaddar have no place in this joyful celebration of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors.

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Yamuna cleaning going on in earnest

Source: Krisna Bhumi Blog, 15th March, 2016

In order to speed up the cleaning of sewer lines, the Water Corporation in Vrindavan has increased the number of workers who are engaged in this task.

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A record 32.5 million prilgrims visited Braj in 2015

Source: Krisna Bhumi Blog, 27th February, 2016

According to a media report, a record number of pilgrims had visited Mathura during 2015.

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Vrindavan is now one step closer to being a model city

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, 25th February 2016

Mathura, February, 25th 2016: The developmental projects to be undertaken in the model city program were outlined in a meeting on Wednesday.

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Krishna Bhumi successfully launched in Jaipur

Source: Krishna Bhumi Facebook page, 20th February, 2016

Project Krishna Bhumi was successfully launched in Jaipur. The event was covered by several leading newspapers. Click on the link to see excerpts of the same.

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Poet JAIDEV's Tirobhav Mahotsav observed

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, 11th February, 2016

Jaidev Goswami's Tirobhav Mahotsava (death anniversary) was celebrated with great devotion in Radha Damodar Temple.

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Vrindavan's Lotus Temple- Another architectural wonder

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, 10th February, 2016

After the Prem Mandir, the beautiful Lotus Temple was opened for the public on Monday.

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Ekal Prayas: Golden words by Ravindra Chamaria

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, 8th February, 2016

"I must begin by saying that I hail from a community that has a rich tradition of giving back and contributing to society".

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New home to be built for widows

Source: Vrindavan Today, 6th February, 2016

Vrindavan is all set to get another widow home which will house upto 500 women.

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Ekal Prayas: Golden words by Ravindra Chamaria

Source: Krishna Bhumi Blog, 6th February, 2016

I must begin by saying that I hail from a community that has a rich tradition of giving back and contributing to society.

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Insight into Jiva Goswami's library: New research from VRI

Source: Vrindavan Today, 12th January, 2016

Five hundred years ago, before there was any printing technology, books were produced by professional or amateur copyists who wrote with pen and ink on various different surfaces - hand made paper, palm leaves or birch bark, materials which were often hard to come by. So it is not surprising that most traditional libraries did not have proper catalogues.

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More Kund renovations for Braj

Source: Vrindavan Today, 12th January, 2016

Uttar Pradesh Project Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has commenced work for the preservation of kunds and rivers of Braj area districts of Agra and Mathura.

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Bhakti-tirtha Course being offered at Jiva Institute

Source: Vrindavan Today, 11th January, 2016

In India, there are two types of spiritual organizations, one is called parampara and the other is called sant-mat.

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Tourism Police service established in Vrindavan

Source: Vrindavan Today, 10th January, 2016

The Tourism Department of Uttar Pradesh has approved a separate tourism police service for Vrindavan.

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Vrindavan set to become model city

Source: Vrindavan Today, 10th Jan, 2016

Vrindavan is set to become a model city. The pilgrimage town has been short listed by the State government to be developed as a model city.

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TBF and Development on the Parikrama Marg

Source: Vrindavan Today, 25th Dec, 2015

We are getting used to hearing about government initiatives for the development of Vrindavan, announced almost daily in the newspapers, usually as a fait accompli without any public consultation.

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New School to Teach Traditional Braj Arts

Source: Vrindavan Today, 19th Dec, 2015

Dressed in purple from head to toe, with a mane of tulasi beads embracing her neck, Krishnaa Kinkari Dasi makes a dazzling first impression.

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Bhajans from Krishna bhaktas get Grammy nomination

Source: Vrindavan Today, 18th Dec, 2015

Bhakti without Borders' is a rather apt name for an album of bhajans that has been nominated for the 58th Grammy Awards, to be held in Los Angeles next year on February 15.

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President Gives Message of Unity in Diversity in Vrindavan

Source: Vrindavan Today, November 20th, 2015

Living with diversity and finding unity in diversity is practised in India over centuries and it is part of our civilisational values, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Vrindavan today against the backdrop of debate on 'intolerance' in the country.

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Yamuna will be revived in five years: Arvind Kejriwal

Source: Vrindavan Today, 14th November, 2015

The heavily-polluted Yamuna river in Delhi will be cleaned and revived within five years, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here today.

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Prakash Mahotsav: Light and sound at Kusum Sarovar on 17th

Source: Vrindavan Today, 7th Novemeber, 2015

The 500th anniversary of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's arrival in Vrindavan will see numerous celebrations conducted by several groups of devotees

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Glorious Humanist of Krishna's Abode

Source: Vrindavan Today, 2nd Novemeber, 2015

It was about twenty years ago that I began visiting Vrindavan often to have a dialogue with Shrivatsa Goswami at the Caitanya Prema Samsthana, the foundation that he runs from the place that is celebrated in Indian mythology as the playground of Lord Krishna.

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Water Ministry pilot project for waste water recycling in Mathura-Vrindavan

Source: Vrindavan Today, 30th October, 2015

The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has sought for transaction advisory support team towards a public-private partnership (PPP) for Mathura-Vrindavan waste water treatment and reuse.

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Guest lineup for Prakash Mahotsava includes President, Governor and CM

Source: Vrindavan Today, 24th October, 2015

Many celebrations are on tap to mark the 500th anniversary of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's coming to Vrindavan in the month of November.

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Sri Chaitanya comes to Vrindavan (Part I)

Source: Vrindavan Today on 24th October, 2015

Coming up next month in Vrindavan is the celebration of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's historic visit to Mathura/Vrindavan on Karttik Purnima in 1515.

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SP govt committed to development of Mathura: Ram Gopal Yadav

Source: Vrindavan Today on September 4th, 2015

This is NOT the Govardhan Parikrama Road that they widened. Widening is not for pilgrims, it is for cars, which are ANTI-pilgrim.Lucknow, 2015.09.03 (Business Standard): Samajwadi Party general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav today said

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Braj Planning and Development Board began functinoning

Source: Vrindavan Today on September 2nd, 2015

The "Braj Planning and Development Board" has formally begun functioning from Monday. The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the board Shri Ravindra Datt Paliwal chaired a meeting in which he briefed.

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Major upgrade for tourism facilities in Agra-Mathura

Source: The Economic Times on July 16th, 2015

The Uttar Pradesh tourism department has approved a major plan to streamline infrastructural projects in the Braj region in the light of the World Bank earmarking Rs 700 crore for promoting pro-poor tourism in the state.

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Mathura Tourism department to become visitors friendly

Source: Mathura on July 6, 2015

The Mathura tourism department will become visitors friendly equipped with the updated website and the Tourism Police. The tourism department of Uttar Pradesh will regularly update its website to provide the information about Vraja.

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NDA decides to develop 'Krishna Circuit' in Mathura

Source: PTI on June 13, 2015

Mathura, June 13 (PTI) In a bid to attract international tourists, the Centre has decided to develop a "Krishna Circuit" consisting of five places related to Lord Krishna in Mathura, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said."

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Diwali will be celebrated on 21st June and Holi on 28th June

Source: Vrindavan Times on June 13, 2015

The preparations of the "adhik maas" has begun in the holy town of Vrindavan. This month is also called the Purushottam month or the mal maas. All the major festivals of the year are celebrated in this month alone.

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'Nature walk' proposed in the Sunrakh reserve forest

Source: Vrindavan Times on June 6, 2015

On the eve of the World Environment Day the residents of Vrindavan including the saints, mahants and the brajwasis gathered in the Sunrakh Forest to participate in the tree plantation drive jointly organised by the U.P.

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Realty high in Krishna's city

Source: The Tribune on May 30, 2015

The Yamuna Expressway has not only proven to be a perfect landing strip for IAF's supersonic fighter jets, it has also made the real estate fortunes in cities like Vrindavan and Mathura take off to touch new heights.

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Vrindavan to become the first transition town of India

Source: Vrindavan News on April 16, 2015

Vrindavan, April 16th 2015: Vrindavan is set to become the first transition town of India. Around fifteen devotees of ten different organizations presented various projects developing sustainability in Vrindavan.

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Over Rs 176cr to spruce up Braj towns

Source: The Times of India on March 29, 2015

The Mathura-Vrindavan Development Authority (MVDA) has sanctioned Rs 176.59 crores to build and upgrade existing infrastructure here. Mathura, Goverdhan, Vrindavan, Barsana, Gokul and Nandgaon are expected to benefit from this.

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Iskcon Vrindavan celebrates its 40th foundation day

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 25, 2015

With the famous "Lathamar Holi" in Varsana the colorful festival of Holi began in Vraja. Thousands of people including pilgrims and the lovers of culture participated in the famous "Lathamar Holi in Varsana".

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"Vraja water-conference" organized on Matsya Jayanti

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 23, 2015

In a unique move Friends of Vrindavan celebrated the appearance day of the Matsya Avatar by organizing 'Vraja water- conference'. The occasion coincided with the International Day for water conservation or the World Water Day.

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Vrindavan to welcome visitors with international standards

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 14, 2015

The District administration of Mathura has become sensitive towards the tourists after the Chief Ministers visit. It is working on a plan to make Vrindavan clean, beautiful and a secure destination. The town will be transformed tourism.

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Divine boat festival filled the devotees with joy

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 14, 2015

The boat festival (Nauka Vihar) was celebrated at the Krishna Balaram Mandir (Iskcon) on Tuesday. A water pool was created in the temple courtyard by filling it with water. The pool was covered with the variety of flowers.

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CM opens Rudra Kund, promises development in Braj

Source: The Times of India on March 11, 2015

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday announced that a new administrative body, Braj Heritage Development Board would be constituted soon to accelerate the process of conservation of holy sites.

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Mathura, Jhansi museums getting a facelift

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 11, 2015

In an effort to conserve and display art in Uttar Pradesh museums in a more organized manner, the government museum in Mathura, which is the second oldest in the state, and government museum in Jhansi.

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Hema launched U.P.'s first water ATM

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 01, 2015

"It is my desire that women should feel safe and Vraja becomes a clean and beautiful place. The people of Vraja shouldn't suffer for not having access to the potable water," said Hema Malini, the Member of Parliament from Mathura.

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Celebration of colorful festival begins in Vraja

Source: Vrindavan Today on March 01, 2015

With the famous "Lathamar Holi" in Varsana the colorful festival of Holi began in Vraja. Thousands of people including pilgrims and the lovers of culture participated in the famous "Lathamar Holi in Varsana".

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Barsana's 'Laathimaar' Holi draws massive crowds

Source: Zee News on February 28, 2015

Thousands of devotees and pilgrims watched the famous "Lathimaar Holi" of Barsana with keen excitement and boisterous cheers. Dressed in colourful costumes, the singers from Nandgaon arrived Friday afternoon

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Vraja Bhumi to be brought on the International tourism map

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 26, 2015

The Union Minister for Tourism and Culture Shri Mahesh Sharma came to Vrindavan in a personal visit. He visited the temples of Thakur Banke Bihari and the Prem Mandir. He was accompanied by the Union Minister for state.

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Latha mar and flower holi celebrated in Radha Govinda Mandir

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 26, 2015

The festive mood of the colorful festival of holi gains momentum in Vrindavan as different ashrams and temples are gearing to celebrate it. On Tuesday the Radha Govinda Mandir of Chaitanya Vihar celebrated the Latth mar

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Widows to play Holi in Vrindavan

Source: India.com on February 25, 2015

Breaking age-old barriers, thousands of widows from Varanasi and Vrindavan will sprinkle colours on each other as part of Holi celebrations beginning March 3 in the temple town. At least 1,000 kg "gulal" (coloured powder) in different colours

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Celebrating Vaikuntha in Vrindavan - Bramhotsava begins

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 23, 2015

Ten days long Brahmotsavam began in the Goda Haridev Divya Desh Mandir. This is an annual festival celebrated for ten days in this temple. It attracts the devotees from the near by villages of Vrindavan. The Brahmotsava festiva.

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Baba Ramdev visited the Prem Mandir

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 22, 2015

The Yoga Guru Baba Ram Dev visited the Prrajeev_02finds peace while visiting the Prem Mandir. He glorified Jagatguru Kripalu Maharaj by saying that he will be remembered by the world for a long time.

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Shivratri celebrated with great joy in Krishna's land

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 18, 2015

Mahashivratri was observed in Vrindavan on Tuesday. The devotees of Lord Shiva celebrated the religious festival with great enthusiasm. The Shiva temples of Vrindavan were thronged by the devotees to offer prayer.

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Bhakti Ras flowed in the Prem Mandir on its foundation day

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 17, 2015

The nectar of Bhakti Rasa flowed in Prem Mandir on Falgun Krishna Ekadashi, when the devotees celebrated the 3rd Foundation Day of the Prem Mandir.The irrigation and PWD minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Shiv Pal Yadav .

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SAARC Literature Festival in Agra from tomorrow

Source: Business Standard on February 12, 2015

Writers, scholars, artists, academics and historians from all the eight SAARC countries will converge here from tomorrow for the three-day SAARC Literature Festival. Veteran Odia author Sitakanta Mahapatra will be conferred...

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Home for Everyone

Home for Everyone - India's first realty newspaper has quoted Mr. Ravindra Chamaria, CMD of Infinity Group, on government policies and its impact in relations to forthcoming budget.

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Infinity Group heading towards all round developments

Infinity Group heading towards all round developments under able leadership of Mr. Ravindra Chamaria, CMD, Infinity Infotech Parks Limited. Prabhat Khabar presents an insight on Infinity group's developments in the field of IT, Education and Real Estate.

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Natural heritage of Vraja should be preserved

Source: Vrindavan Today on February 08, 2015

A team of Vraja Vrindavan Heritage Alliance visited the Sunrakh Reserve Forest in Vrindavan to evaluate the survival rate of the trees planted in 2013. It was claimed by the U.P. Forestry that over 12000 trees were planted on this land.

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Infinity group development

Source: Prabhat Khabar on February 08, 2015

Infinity Group heading towards all round developments under able leadership of Mr. Ravindra Chamaria, CMD, Infinity Infotech Parks Limited. Prabhat Khabar presents an insight on Infinity group's developments in the field of IT..

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Good news for UP home buyers, register at allotment rate now

Source: The Hindustan Times on January 31, 2015

In a move that will benefit home buyers and property owners, the Uttar Pradesh registration and stamp department declared on Friday that property can now be registered at the allotment rate instead of the prevailing circle rate.

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Mathura may become part of NCR

Source: Vrindavan Today on January 27, 2015

In a move that can give a big boost to the Brajbhoomi area, Mathura, located almost 150 km away from Delhi, may soon become a part of the National Capital Region (NCR).

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New Jewar airport may give a boost to Noida's real estate sector

Source: The Economic Times on January 7, 2015

It's always been a nagging dilemma for corporates when it comes to choosing between Noida and Gurgaon for setting up an office. The latter usually got the nod, a key reason being its proximity to the airport.

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Polythene bags banned in Mathura, Vrindavan

Source: The Economic Times on December 10, 2014

MATHURA: Use of polythene bags and plastic goods has been banned in temple towns-Mathura and Vrindavan, district authorities said here today.

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Hema appeals for clean Yamuna in Lok Sabha

Source: The Times of India Service on December 3, 2014

Mathura: BJP MP Hema Malini highlighted the sad state of the Yamuna river at the Lok Sabha recently and also called for urgent action to tackle the problem of water scarcity plaguing the temple towns of Mathura and Vrindavan.

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Sailing to Agra on Yamuna to be reality soon: Gadkari

Source: Express News Service on December 3, 2014

New Delhi: People will soon be able to go to Agra sailing on the Yamuna as the Centre has sought help from the Netherlands government for the ambitious project that includes building barrages and water-terminals on both sides of the river.

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IRCTC Launches 2 Pilgrim Tours to Rameswaram, Mathura

Source: Express News Service on November 28, 2014

HYDERABAD: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced special pilgrimage package tours to Rameswaram-Kanyakumari-Nagercoil-Madurai and New Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Mathura.

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UP CM proposes monorail from Noida to Agra

Source: The Times of India on November 25, 2014

LUCKNOW: Following a slew of development initiatives announced for the state, the Uttar Pradesh government has now proposed a monorail project connecting Noida with Agra.

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Mathura-Vrindavan area clean-up ordered

Source: ZeeNews on November 21, 2014

Mathura: Local officials in the sprawling Braj region, visited by millions of Hindus for its association with the life of Lord Krishna, have been told to ensure cleanliness in the vicinity of major temples and pilgrim spots.

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Television Interview With Infinity CMD - Ravindra Chamaria

Source: Shangri-la, 'Sadhana News' on November 18, 2014

One-to-one interview with Ravindra Chamaria, CMD, Infinity Group, taken on 17th November at Shangri-la, 'Sadhana News' channel and broadcasted on 18th November on their Delhi / NCR and UP / Uttarakhand channels.

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Skyscraper temple for vrindavan within 5 years

Source: Deccan Chronicle on November 17, 2014

Vrindavan: Five years from now, Vrindavan will boast of the world's largest and the first "skyscraper" temple for Lord Krishna, with a height of 210 metres in a 30 acres sprawling campus that will also resemble the verdant forests of 500 years ago.

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Skyscraper temple at Vrindavan soon

Source: The Asian Age on November 17, 2014

Five years from now, the holy land of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh will boast of the world's largest and the first "skyscraper" temple for Lord Krishna, who is believed to have born and raised in Mathura and Vrindavan, with a height of 700 feet

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Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir

Source: Business Standard on November 16, 2014

I am delighted to be amongst you in Vrindavan today. I congratulate ISKCON for conceiving a unique project of this kind. I understand that the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, the foundation stone for which was laid on 16thof March this year,

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World's tallest Krishna temple to be built in Vrindavan

Source: The Times of India on November 16, 2014

VRINDAVAN: The holy town of Vrindavan will be home to a unique and world's tallest Lord Krishna temple which will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 300 crore here in the next five years.

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Hema Malini launches cleanliness drive in Vrindavan

Source: IBN Live on Nov 08, 2014

Vrindavan: BJP MP and former actor Hema Malini Friday launched a mass cleanliness campaign in this holy town in Uttar Pradesh.

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Hema urges PM to develop Braj region

Source: The Times of India on Nov 06, 2014

Mathura: Movie actor-turned-politician Hema Malini held discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday with an aim to raise the profile of the Braj region, which attracts millions of devotees every year.

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Separate gallery in Mathura museum for Krishna-Radha statues

Source: The Times of India on November 03, 2014

MATHURA: There are plans to open a separate gallery in the 140-year-old Mathura museum to showcase statues of Radha and Krishna amidst the local flora and fauna.

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Prez to lay foundation of world's tallest temple

Source: The Times of India on Oct 29, 2014

Vrindavan: President Pranab Mukherjee will lay the foundation of the 213 metre world's tallest Sri Krishna temple in Vrindavan on November 16.

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Pay less to fly to Agra from Allahabad, Varanasi

Source: The Times of India on Oct 21, 2014

Pilgrims and tourists wanting to fly to Agra from Lucknow, Allahabad and Varanasi will soon be able to avail of cheaper airfares, thanks to the UP government. This will also be a blessing to those who wish to visit the holy cities of Mathura and Vrindavan.

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Chaitanya Dwar to be built to mark 5th Centenary of Mahaprabhu's arrival

Source: Vrindavan Today on Oct 21, 2014

A huge concrete gate will be built in memory of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu on the occasion of the 500th years of Shri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's arrival in Vrindavan.

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Mathura wants "Gatimaan" train to stop in holy city

Source: The Times of India on Oct 14, 2014

The announcement that the semi-high speed train which will cover the 200km Delhi-Agra stretch in 105 minutes will be launched in November has set off demands for halts on the way.

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Agra to have automated mid-day meal facility

Source: The Times of India on Oct 14, 2014

The city is all set to have a fully automated mid-day meal facility that will cater to over 2 lakh school students in the region. It is being estimated that the project will cost Rs 18 crore.

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Heritage status demanded for Vrindavan

Source: Business Standard on Monday, September 22, 2014

The world's tallest Krishna temple under construction, numerous religious shrines, forests and historical holy ponds, a living cultural entity with a distinct identity, visited by millions of people round the year:

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Akhilesh Yadav inaugurates project to build Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, the tallest temple in India

Source: The Economic Times on 16th March, 2014

VRINDAVAN: A project for building a 70-storey temple, billed to be the tallest shrine in the world, was inagurated here coinciding with the Holi festival. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Minister of Sate for Parliamentary Affairs

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ISKCON to build world's tallest temple at Mathura from today

Source: CNN IBN on 16th March, 2014

Mathura: The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is doing the ground breaking ceremony at Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, to build the world's tallest temple. It will be a 700 feet high skyscraper spread over

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Vrindavan poised to have India's tallest temple

Source: Hindustan Times on 05th March, 2014

A theme park on Krishna Lila, a capsule elevator to take the visitors at 700 feet from where one can possibly get a glimpse of Taj Mahal, a look alike of the verdant forests of Vrindavan and a food court having cuisines of ancient temples of Krishna

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Vrindavan to have India's tallest temple

Source: Jagaran News on 04th March, 2014

Vrindavan to have India's tallest temple.

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Vrindavan to have India's tallest temple

Source: The Times of India on 28th Feb, 2014

VRINDAVAN/MATHURA: A 210-metre-high temple is soon going to change the skyline of Vrindavan in Mathura district. The project, whose foundation stone will be laid on March 16, has been conceived by Madhu Pandit Dasa, president of

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Biggest places of worship: A dekko

Source: MSN India on 28th Feb, 2014

Vrindavan will soon be home to a 210-metre-high Krishna temple, the tallest in the country. Conceived by ISKCON, the Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir will consist of a grand temple of Lord Krishna and other elements surrounding it.

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Vrindavan ‑ spiritual capital of India to get a 700 feet high temple

Source: ISKON BANGALORE

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir, a grand temple complex that is planned to be set up in the holy land of Vrindavana in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh is dedicated to broadcasting the glories of Sri Krishna and His transcendental abode,

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Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir - to be one of the most sought after spiritual centers in India

Source: Hare Krishna Times

Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir - to be one of the most sought after spiritual centers in India Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir A photo of the proposed Vrindavan Chandrodaya temple.

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Tallest Temple in the World (210m) - Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir

Source: SKYSCRAPERCITY.COM

A skyscraper temple with a height of 210 meters and footprint of about 5 acres, surrounded by recreated forests of Braj.Mathura and Vrindavan are important places for Hindus all over the world.

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*Disclaimer: All images are conceptual renditions of the proposed and existing development in and around the project. The Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is a proposed development by devotees of ISKCON Bangalore.