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Title: 004 Early Deities

User: Swami Gaurangapada Date: 2006-06-26 11:35:31

 

(D) - EARLY DEITIES -

(1)     Deity of  Shri Gaura established by  Shri Vishnu-priya - at Navadvipa (mentioned by Murari Gupta in Chaitanya-Carita, 4.14.8).

(2)     Shri Nitai Gaura established by  Gauridasa Pandita -  at Ambika Kalana (Mentioned by Murari Gupta in Shri Chaitanya-Carita, 4.14.12)

(3)     Shri -Nitai-Gaura established by Murari Gupta - at Bana-Khandi Mahadeva, Vrndavana.

(4)     Shri Gaura-Govinda established by  Shri Kasisvara Pandita - at Shri Govinda Mandira in Vrndavana   (mentioned in Sadhan-Dipika, Ch. 2, page 24)

(5)     Shri Gaura-Nityananda established by  Shri Mahesa Pandita  - at Cakadaha, Palapada

(6)     Shri Gaura-Gopala establised by Shri Jagadisa Pandita - at Yasoda, Nadiya

(7)     Three Deities of Shri Gauranga Mahaprabhu's that were made during His presence  - one installed by Narahari Sarakara Thakura at Shrikhanda;  one installed by  Shri Gadadhara Dasa at Katoya one installed by Shri Kamsari Ghosa at Ganga-nagara (Baguda).

(8)     Shri  Laksmi-priya and Gauanga discovered in an abandoned barn by Shrila Narottama Dasa Thakura -at Khetuda (mentioned in Bhakti-Ratnakara, 10.191-203).

(9)     Shri Shri Yasho-Madhava discovered by  Shri Jagannatha Thakura  -  at Adiyala, Daka.

(10)  Shri  Meyo-Krishna served Shri  Gadadhara Pandita Gosvami - at Bharata-pura, Musidabad Districts.

(11)  Shri Bala Gopala served by  Shri Satyabhanu Upadhaya (the wandering vipra mentioned in Shri Chaitanya-Bhagavata) - at Shri Haridasa Gosvami's home, Navadipa.

(12)  Shri  Ksira-cora Goinatha - at Remuna Orissa.

(13)  Shri Gopinatha served by  Shri  Abhirama Thakura - at Khana -Kula Krishna-nagara.

(14)  Shri Tota-Gopinatha (found by Shri Gauranga Mahaprabhu at Yamesvara Tota) - at  Jagannatha Puri, Orissa

(15)  Shri Saksi-Gopala - formerly at Kataka, now at a temple near Puri.

*** Deities Established By The Gosvamis ***

(16)  Shri  Govinda installed by  Shrila Rupa Gosvami at Vrndavana - now in Jaipura.

(17) Shri  Madana-Mohana installed by  Shrila Sanatana Gosvami at Vrndavana - now in Karauli.

(18)  Shri  Radha Damodara installed by  Shrila Jiva Gosvami in Vrndavana - in Jaipura.

(19)  Shri  Radha-Ramana installed by  Shrila Gopala Bhatta Gosvami - in Vrndavana.

(20)  Shri  Gopinatha installed by  Shrila Madhu Pandita Gosvami at Vrndavana - in Jaipura.

(21)  Shri  Radha-Vinod installed by  Shrila Lokanatha Gosvami  - now in Jaipura.

(22)  Shri  Syama-Sundara installed by  Shrila Syamananda Prabhu - now in Jaipura.

(23)  Shri  Gokulananda installed by  Shrila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakura- in Vrndavana along with Shri Radha-Vijaya-Govinda of  Shrila Baladeva Vidya-bhusana, and Shri Chaitanya of  Shrila Narottama Dasa Thakura.

*** Deities Established In Vraja By Vajra-nabha, Shri Krishna's Grandson ***

(24-27)      FOUR DEVAS - (in Vrndavana) Shri Govinda-deva; (in Mathura) Shri Kesava-deva; (in Govardhana) Shri Hari-deva; (in Maha-vana) Shri Baladeva.

(28-31)      FOUR GOPALAS - (in Vrndavana) Saksi-Gopala, Gopinath-Gopala, Madana-Gopala; (in Govardhana) Shrinatha-Gopala.

(32-35)      FOUR SIVAS - (in Mathura) Bhutesvara; (in Vrndavana) Gopisvara; ( in Govardhana) Cakresvara; (in Kamya-vana) Kamesvara.

(36-39)      FOUR DEVIS - (in Mathura) Maha-Devi; (in Vrndavana) Vrnda-Devi; (in Cira-Ghata) Katyayani; (in Sanketa) Sanketak Sanketa-Vasini.

*** Other Famous Early Deities ***

(40)  Shri Syama-sundara in Khadadaha;

(41) Shri Gaura-Nitai in Sukacara;

(42)  Shri Madana-Mohana in Panihati;

(43) Shri Nanda-Dulala in Saibona;

(44)  Shri Jagannatha in Mahesa;

(45) Shri Mahaprabhu in Catara;

(46)  Bala-Gopala in Endedaha;

(47)  Shri Radha Vallabha in Vallabha-pura

(48) Shri Madana-Gopala in Santi-pura

(49)  Mohana-Raya and Krishna-Raya in Baharampura

(50-55) the six sets of Deities established during Shrila Narottama Dasa Thakura's celebration of the first Gaura-Purnima festival (appearance day of Shri Gauranga Mahaprabhu ) in Khetari - Gauranga, Vallabhi-Kanta, Radha-Ramana, Vraja-Mohana, Radha-Kanta, and Shri Krishna

(56)  Shri Nanda Dulala in Jalala-pura

(57)  Shri Laksmi-Vishnu-priya established in Rajasahi, Khetari, by Shrila Narottama Dasa Thakura;

 

(58)  a Deity established in the King'spalace of Puri by Maharaja Prataparudra;

(59)  A Deity established in Campahati, Varddhamana, by  Shri  Vaninatha  Thakura.