Readers Reviews on Vraja Mandala Darsana Book

On this last day of Kartika 2015, I would like to convey to You my deepest heartfelt feelings of gratitude.
I have just finished reading Your Vraja Mandala Darsana book and as recommended I read a chapter a day during Kartika.
Your beautiful book made me relive the best experience of my life. It definitely helped me to understand where I had been.
Your sublime realizations and wonderful narrations about the transcendental pastimes of Radha Krsna, Caitanya Mahaprabhu, the Goswamis, and the Vrajabasis went directly to my soul.
Your descriptions of the Parikrama are as colorful and perfect as the pages of Your book.
I have distributed 10 books now and have ordered another 5 that have already been reserved.
You have rendered an immense service for the whole of humanity by inaugurating the Vraja Mandala Parikrama in this age.
I hope one day to realize the great fortune I have of having been blessed by Your kind mercy.

– Jagannatha Dasa

Every evening during Karttika I presented one chapter of your book to devotees. I would read the chapter in advance and then give an overview, along with some reading. I asked the devotees to sit close enough to see the big pictures, which I showed them by holding up the book. I did this for two weeks in Villa Vrindavan and for two more weeks in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Some devotees took a close look at the book. There were good questions about the topics, and everyone appreciated your sublime thoughts.

This is the full moon night of Karttika, so I will pray for the mercy of Sri Sri Radha-Syamasundara.


We have just received 2 copies of your book. One is for my wife Sudha. She is thrilled with the book. The other is for Krishna Chaitanya das, your disciple and his family.

– Donald Fisher UK

I was looking at your absolutely gorgeous “Vraja Mandala Darshan” book. What a treasure of lila and knowledge. You have done us all a great service by writing what was obviously a labor of love.

Beyond offering my appreciation, I also have a personal motivation. I was captured by a photo of Sri Govindadev (Jaipur) found on page 201 / “Kamyavana – Internal parikram”. I would really like to contact the photographer to get a high resolution negative that I could then print into a 24 inch x 30 inch photo. I will frame it and keep it in my room in Vrindaban to meditate on while I am chanting japa.

– Badrinarayan Swami

Thanks to take me to vraja – mandala Darshana mentally. Enjoyed reading.
Very well presented. I felt as if I was walking with Vaishnavas. I was absorbed while reading. You literary transported me to vraja bhoomi at least for the timebeing.

I am keen and serious to participate in 2016 Kartik Vraja Parikrama.

– Deenbandhu Dasa, Surat.

Lokanath Maharaja, Haribol!! Lokanath Swami Maharaja has been going for decades taking hundreds and hundreds and thousands of devotees on Vraja mandala Parikrama and he has compiled this book with all the information that he has researched and all the realisations that he has and all the enthusiasm is incredible and all the devotees had been with him. And now here I, we, have Vraja-mandala Darsana, a thirty days Parikrama series. Haribol!!

I don’t have to ask you to purchase a book. I don’t think you could resist.

–Radhanath Swami

Would like to inform you that we have distributed all the 100 books here in the North east and now I have ordered another 30 books. Of the total of 130 book, I have personally distributed about 60 copies.

Also, Guru Maharaj, myself and several devotees from our congregation have taken sankalpa of reading 1 chapter for each day of Kartik. I have started a phone conference where I read through each chapter and over 20 devotees are joining the call every day.

Many have given their reviews so far and are so pleased to have this book; they are amazed by the descriptions and the details presented.

– Ramacandra Dasa

Please accept our ( my wife & myself) humble obeisances and best wishes on completion of your 40 years of sannayasa . This also reminds me 40 years of Sri Sri Krishna Balarama temple this September .

Sri Maharaj , I have been your humble follower since 1991 from Punjabi Bagh temple, New Delhi.

We sincerely pray to Lord that you be our torch bearer for many many years to come.

I am now reading your new book ‘Vraja Mandala Darshan’ and on 5 th day. I am enjoying every word , picture of it. I will write in details after some time . At this moment I an spellbound .

– Jagatbandhu Shyam Dasa

Guru Maharaj, your mercy is only the way we can aspire the enlightenment. Vraja Mandal Darshan book is one of the best gift to the world to know more about Krishna and his intrinsic past times in Vrindavan. Each chapters are nectar and pearls in the same necklace of Sri Vrindavan Dham. it is a beautiful creation, artisanship, made this book a wonderful sculpture that everybody attracts immediately whoever come close to it.

Here in Central New Jersey, as soon as we received the book, we offered to Srila Prabhupada. It was Srila Prabhupada’s arrival day in US celebration.

Temple president, HG Madhupati Prabhuji announced and described about the book. Offered to Srila Prabhupad first, then we announced to the crowd. Everybody was eager to have the books.

After that His Holiness Janananda Goswami Maharaj visited our Bhakti Vriksha at home, I gave the book to Maharaj. Maharaj was very impressed. Then we distributed many copies to Bhakti Vriksha members. Maharaj personally signed the copies.

Then His Holiness Bhakti Sundar Maharaj visited the Bhakti Vriksha and stayed with me. Maharaj was very much impressed with the book. Maharaj said it is a beautiful creation. I gave my personal copy. I got it later.

In our congregation it is well received. I personally distributed 25 copies, and keeping more books to distribute in book distribution Marathon. Requested everybody whom I distributed to read one chapter everyday on Kartik.

Srila Gurudev, it inspired me very much. I am planning to Visit Vrindavan starting November 20th till November 28th. I am eager to meet you and offer my Dandavat prananm at your Lotus feet. I am humbly seeking where I can meet you. I would like to join with Parikrama for some days. I will check with Dinanukampa Mataji for your schedule.

2015 was remarkable. The year, the day we have the ‘Darshan of Vraja Mandal’.

– Simhesvara Dasa (USA)

We are very much thankful to you mataji for helping us getting the precious jewel of our Gurudev, his life and soul of our Maharaja – Vraaj Mandal Darsan. We got the 60 copies on first january 2016. We were very very happy. The first day itself we distributed around 20 copies and up to now we are left with only 15 copies . The book is really very special.

May be very soon we will bring more books.

– Sundarachal Dasa and Sakhi Vrinda Devi Dasi

Again, thank you very much for the wonderful gift of H.H. Lokanath Maharaj’s book. I have never participated in the Vraja-mandala Parikrama, and as my health will probably not permit me to perform it in this lifetime; I will relish the book as the closest opportunity to do so.

If there is anyway that I can be of assistance to your guru-maharaj or yourself, please let me know.

– Medhavi Dasa


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