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First ever Dandauti Parikrama of Mathura on Purnima

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blog-0807342001415529508.jpgMathura, 2014.11.05 (PTI): The first organized ‘Dandauti Parikrama’ of Mathura city was held on Nov. 6.

Dandauti Parikrama refers to the practice of covering the entire distance of ‘parikrama’ (circumambulation) by lying down and rolling over.

Till now, devotees perform ‘Dandauti Parikrama’ of Goverdhan, Vrindaban, Barsana, Nandgaon, Baldeo and even ‘Chaurasi Kos’ (about 250 km), but the practice never took hold in Mathura town.

The event was organised to pay homage to a spiritual leader of the Chaturvedi community, the late Guru Gopal Peeth Bitthalesh Ji Maharaj who passed away one year ago.

“Since Sri Krishna Janmasthan in Mathura is the place of incarnation of Lord Krishna, Dandauti Parikrama of such an auspicious place will bring good omen to Brijwasis,” said Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi, convenor of the event.

“Hundreds of disciples of Gopal Vaishnav Peethadheeshwar late Bitthalesh Ji Maharaj will start Dandauti Parikrama after paying obeisance to the Yamuna tomorrow,” Gopal Peethadhishwar Acharya Purushottam Lal stated.

The parikrama will conclude at Vishram Ghat on November 15.

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