• Parikrama

    Radha Govinda Jhulan Yatra

    Every year, in the month of Shravana, which heralds the beginning of the rainy season, devotees offer Jhulan Seva to Sri Sri Radha Krishna at thousands of temples all over the world. Five thousand years ago Lord Krishna enacted His pastimes of childhood and early youth in Vrindavan. The mood of the Holy place was steeped in sublime devotion to the Lord. The inhabitants of Vraja knew nothing but Krishna. Their lives were centered on Him. The cowherd damsels, the Gopis, were especially attached to Him in divine love. And the crest jewel of the Gopis was Srimati Radhaarani. This is a festival related to the onset of the rainy…