Godrumadvīpa


Godrumadvīpa
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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  • Āmraghāṭā — geographical name a village in Godrumadvīpa also known as Āmghāṭā. It is on the east side of the Gaṅgā, about midway between Svarūpa gañja and Devapallī. Once while Śrīman Mahāprabhu was performing saṅkīrtana with His associates, He arrived at… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

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  • Nṛsiṁhapallī — geographical name (Devapallī or Nṛsiṁhapallī) a town three miles south west of Kṛṣṇa nagara in Godrumadvīpa where all the devas resided. In Satya yuga, Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva rested at Devapallī after killing Hiranyakaśipu. This place is also thus… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

  • Devapallī — geographical name (Devapallī or Nṛsiṁhapallī) a town three miles south west of Kṛṣṇa nagara in Godrumadvīpa where all the devas resided. In Satya yuga, Lord Nṛsiṁhadeva rested at Devapallī after killing Hiranyakaśipu. This place is also thus… …   The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia

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