Who are Radha-Madhava from Chhoti?
Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Mādhava from Chhoti are the original family deities of Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura. The worship of Śrī Śrī Rādhā-Mādhava goes back to the time of Śri Krishna Caitanya Mahāprabhu’s physical presence on this planet.
What is Chhoti?
Choti (official spelling is ‘Chhoti’), is the śrīpāt of Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura. A śrīpāt is the native place of a great saint. Such places are considered worshipable by all the followers of that saint. The village Chhoti is located in the Kendrapara District of Odisha, India.
Who is Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura?
Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura was born as Śrī Kedarnath Dutta in his maternal uncle’s home in Ula (Nadia district, west Bengal) in 1838. But his forefathers house is in the village of Chhoti in the Kendrapara District of Odisha.
Sanamulabasanta, Odisha 754211, India
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