Godruma


Godruma
geographical name
one of the nine islands of Navadvīpa, situated east of the Bhāgīrathī and south of the Jalaṅgī. It is bordered by Sīmantadvīpa on the north side and by Madhyadvīpa on the west. This place is so named because Surabhi, a cow (go) of divine origin, worshiped Śrī Gaurāṅga here under the shade of a large banyan tree (druma). Each of the nine divisions of Navadvīpa embodies one of the nine principal practices of bhakti, such as hearing about, chanting, and remembering the names, form, qualities and pastimes of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. Godrumadvīpa personifies the practice of kīrtanam, chanting

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