Agradvīpa


Agradvīpa
geographical name
a town about six miles south of Kāṭoyā (Katwa). It is situated on the west side of the Gaṅgā, about 26 miles northwest of Māyāpura, in the Barddhamān district. Śrī Govinda, Śrī Mādhava, and Śrī Vāsudeva Ghoṣa lived here. The samādhi of Śrī Govinda Ghoṣa is located in Agradvīpa. Govinda Ghoṣa Ṭhākura established the deity of Śrī Gopīnātha on the east bank of the Gaṅgā near Agradvīpa

The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia. 2015.