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History - Sriman Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vasihnava Peetham.

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the Supreme personality of Godhead. He flourished the tradition of love , devotion and infinite hari naam sankirtan. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is Shri Radha Rani and Shri Krishan manifested together as inimitable compassion, love and benevolence. He appeared on this earth as Sri Krishna Himself but corroborated the mood and loving sentiments of Srimati Radharani, bestowing inordinate pleasure to all devotees. He continuously chanted the holy names of the Lord with His eternal associates in harinam sankirtan and conducted many congregational preaching activities. Lord Chaitanya flooded the entire universe with love of Krishna and as a result, innumerable devotees came to take shelter at His lotus feet. Feeling pure love of God in their hearts His devotees dedicated their lives to propagate His teachings. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu bequeathed His yellow anga-vastram and the mat, that He sat on while chanting, to Sri Gopala Bhatta Goswami and appointed him the Acarya of Sriman Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vasihnava Peetham. This was one of the first

He asked Sri Gopala Bhatta Goswami to go to Vrindavan and locate the important past-time places of Sri Sri Radha Krishna and make them known to everyone. Sri Gopala Bhatta Goswami's contribution to Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's sampradaya is immense. While practicing his spiritual life in Vrindavan, He compiled many literary works, most notably, Sri Krishna Tatva Mimamsa, Hari Bhakti Vilas and Sat Kriya Sara-Dipika amongst others Being pleased with the devotion of Sri Gopala Bhatta Goswami the Supreme Lord Himself manifested from a Salagram Sila as Sri Radha Raman on the day of Vaishaka Shukla Purnima (full moon day of the Vaishaka month) in the year 1599.

Many great personalities like Vyakhyana Vachaspati, Sri Shoban Lal Goswamiji Maharaja and Sri Vijay Krishna Goswamiji Maharaja have adorned the Sriman-Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vaishnava Peetham during their lifetimes. They traveled from Vrindavan to various remote areas across the country to carry out the mission of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

H.H. Atul Krishna Goswamiji Maharaja adorned Sriman Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vasihnava Peetham after Sri Vijay Krishna Goswamiji Maharaja. He inherited the glorious tradition of interpreting the scriptures from his predecessors. He is an erudite scholar, and is well versed in various Vedic scriptures. He is the most reputed orator in India. His discourses are extremely fascinating.

H.H. Sri Sribhuti Krishna Goswami Maharaja was one of the crown-jewels who bejeweled the Sriman Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vasihnava Peetham. H.H. was empowered by the Lord Himself and dedicated his life to continuously spreading the message of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and the glories of Sri Radha Raman all over the world. H H inspired love of God in the hearts of all those he met, and he was the embodiment of a pious devotee of the Lord, limitlessly manifesting all the qualities of a pure vaisnava.

He enlivened thousands worldwide with his charismatic and energetic discourses on various scriptures like Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharata, Srimad Bhagavatam, Sri Ramayana, and Sri Chaitanya Charitamrita. His unique poetic style revealed the pastimes of the Lord to captivated audiences thus creating a window to the spiritual world allowing the listeners to enter the spiritual realm.

H.H. Sri Sribhuti Krishna Goswami Maharaja resided in Sri Vaijayanti Ashram in Vrindavan, where the Sriman Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vasihnava Peetham was originally established. H.H. established branches of Sriman Madhva-Gaudeshwar-Vasihnava Peetham in cities like Amritsar, Jalandhar, Chandigarh and Jaipur. His articulate discourses were divine and filled with ancient esoteric philosophical truths, and were aimed at universal welfare. Thousands of people gathered to listen to his insightful lectures in all parts of the country. His magnanimity, soothing advice and genuine concern for all made him distinct amongst spiritual leaders. His instructions live on in the hearts of His disciples. Although HH is now entered into the Nitya Lila of the Lords pastimes he will forever live on in the hearts of all those he met.

In accordance with the glorious tradition of giving this knowledge to others H.H. established a school where subjects like Srimad Bhagavatam, Sri Ramayana are taught to this day. H.H. also oversaw the setting up of medical camps to provide medical aid for the handicapped, old and needy.

H.H .Sri Pundrik Goswami ji Maharaj is established as the meritorious Achyra to Madhva Gaureshvar vaishnawas Peeth . He is following the path of his predecessors,in spreading the message of Sri Chaityna Mahaprabhu through discourses on various vaishnava scriptures all over the world so that people may benefit by knowing the real meaning of life.Sri H. H. imparts the wisdom of katha .He leaves his listeners spellbound with his divine explanations on glorious Hari Lila and is miraculous in rendering lengthy phrases flawlessly. He is well versed in Srimad Bhagvatam and revered for ambrosia discourses.

H.H. Sri Pundrik Goswami ji Maharaj has initiated many programs to enlighten youth. International Gopal Clubs to promote Krishna consciousness is one of these . He is also accredited with envisaging Radha vrindesh ju temple in jalandhar and various other peethsin other parts of the country . In his endeavour to pay homage to Sri Chaityna Mahaprabhu ji , he envisioned the temple at Amritsar Peeth. His divine grace and blissful teachings cultivated the barren hearts of people with eternal love for Radha Raman dev ju resulting in the arrival of Shadh Mahaprabhu after 16 years in April 2016. This temple is the first one of Sri shadbhuj Mahaprabhu in northern india. The Vigrah dextrously portrays Krishna ,Ram and Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in one.

The Kanak citrapratikRti in the Vigrah construes the embodiment of truth , of morality, the ideal son, the ideal husband and above all the ideal King - Lord Sri Ram. The Shyam citrapratikRti in the Vigrah unveils philosophy of karma and eternal submission to the lotus feet of Sri Krishna. The Shwate citrapratikRti in the Vigrah flourishes the tradition of love devotion and infinite HARI Naam sankirtan- Sri Chaityna Mahaprabhu-Sri Radha rani and Sri Krishna manifested together as the supreme Godhead