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THE SAMADHI TOMB OF RUPA GOSWAMI, RADHA-DAMODARA TEMPLE, VRNDAVANA.

THE SAMADHI TOMB OF RUPA GOSWAMI, RADHA-DAMODARA TEMPLE, VRNDAVANA.

Srila Rüpa Gosvämi concludes by saying that Bhakti-rasämrta-sindhu is very difficult for ordinary men to understand, yet he hopes that Lord Krsna, the eternal Supreme Personality of Godhead, will be pleased with his presentation of this book.
By rough calculation it is estimated that Srila Rüpa Gosvämi finished Sri Bhakti-rasämrta-sindhu in Gokula Vrndävana in the year 1552. While physically present, Srila Rüpa Gosvämi was living in different parts of Vrndävana, and his headquarters were in the temple of Rädhä-Dämodara in the present city of Vrndävana. The place of Rüpa Gosvämi's bhajana, execution of devotional service, is commemorated still. There are two different tomb-like structures in the Rädhä-Dämodara temple; one structure is called his place of bhajana, and in the other his body is entombed. Behind this very tomb I have my place of bhajana, but since 1965 I have been away. The place, however, is being taken care of by my disciples. By Krsna's will, I am now residing at the Los Angeles temple of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. This purport is finished today, the 30th of June, 1969.
CONCLUDING WORDS TO NECTAR OF DEVOTION.

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