It was a long winding roads that lead to the New Vrindavan in West Virginia. Though this was not the first time I visited it, I get excited and happy to visit and enjoy the peaceful serene place.
The ride to the temple was a strange one. We had a severe weather and had to stop at a place as the road was not visible. The GPS took a different route and we were not sure if we even going to get there, but thank you to google maps for our rescue.
Vrindavan is a holy place for Hindus and you can get more information here: Vrindavan
Our plan for the day was to explore the place and spend the night in the lodge house in the temple. This was our home for the night.
Arthur is seen enjoying the view from the balcony.
It was a beautiful place as seen in the picture below.
The restaurant named after the god himself.
The food was tasty and healthy.
The temple has status and these are some of them.
Lord Krishna is the one in the center.
Krishna and Radha
Some more status inside the temple.
And the founder of ISKON, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
My parents in front of the main status.
The area was serene and peaceful. To add to the area, the cell phones did not have reception.
The views were breathtaking.
This is the pond where after the devotees chants mantra, swan carrying the status of Krishna would come, symbolizing the god is pleased with his devotees.
A different perspective.
Another view of the holy pond from the other side.
There were beautiful peacocks and we were able to grace them as well.
This huge status of Balaram and Krishna.
The foot of the statue.
Arthur observing the status and this shows the size for reference.
A different close up of the leg of the statue.
Peacocks roaming around in the dirt road.
View of the Palace of Gold. Beautiful 🙂
A view of the flag inside the Palace of Gold seen from outside.
There were a lot of things still not finished, yet it looked beautiful
A different view.Entrance to the rose garden inside the Palace compound.
Statue of Lord Krishna on the background.
The Palace was peaceful and beautiful.
View of the palace from the western side.
A closer look.
This was on each four corners and I just managed to take a picture of one.
The other view of the temple.
The windows with the carvings and woodwork.
View of the windows from inside.
There were flowers everywhere and a lot of work has been put to maintain this.
A beautiful view.
Another close of the beautiful peacock
The view with the cows and bull on the front. .
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