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Ghanshyam Charitra

Dharma Bhakti arrive on Earth

Shree Krishna and annihilated many of them, whilst others died in battle at the hands of Baldevji and Arjun. Those who died at the hands of Shree Krishna achieved redemption. However, those who died at the hands of others had

Ghanshyam Arrives in Chhappaiya

The evil people born before Dharma & the Rushis now began to harass them. They saw Dharma and Bhakti as their greatest enemies. They began wrongly accusing

Ghanshyam calls the moon down

One Sharad Poornima evening, Bhaktimata was seated on the well in front of the house. She had Ghanshyam cradled in her lap. The full moon was high in the night sky


Ghanshyam Falls in the Well

One day, after feeding Ghanshyam Maharaj, Bhaktimata sat Him on the edge of the water well situated in front of her home (where the birth-place temple presently stands on Chhapaiya). She instructed her niece (brother’s daughter)

Laxmiji Visits her Husband

One day, Bhaktimata was teaching Ghanshyam to walk. She gave her index finger to Ghanshyam to hold, and led him from one side of the forecourt, to the other. Then she led Ghanshyam from the house to the Chhapaiya’s village square

Markanday names Ghanshyam

One Sharad Poornima evening, Bhaktimata was seated on the well in front of the house. She had Ghanshyam cradled in her lap. The full moon was high in the night sky


NarNarayan Dev arrive for Ghanshyam’s Darshan

One day Dharmadev, Bhaktimata & Rampratapji were seated in the living room. A few of Bhaktimata’s friends, including Surjabai & Chandamami, arrived and sat next to Bhaktimata

Khapa Talavdi

On the west side of Chhapaiya there is a small lake now known as Khapa Talavdi (lake). It is filled with water all year round. Many trees, plants and beautiful flowers covered the area surrounding the lake and there was a constant aroma of fresh

Sweets for a Ring

One day Suwashinibhabi was cooking in the kitchen. She had taken her ring off and placed it on a nearby shelf. Ghanshyam went to the kitchen feeling very hungry and asked


Mercy On The Blind

There is a pond named Shravan Talavadi. A fair was held there. At this fair, bathing in the pond was considered important. So Dharmdev and others came to the fair. Young Ghanshyam also accompanied them. A mendicant (friar) Saint was sitting on its

Lip Wounded

Young Ghanshyam loved to bathe in rivers and brooks. He would jump into the river even though the river would be flooded. He would never stand idle when he saw someone drowning, he would readily jump into the river, and would save the drowning

Leaving The House

When God left the house, their friends came to the house to call them. As they could not find them at the house they went at the riverbanks to search for them. They also searched the common places visited by God in Ayodhya. After

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