SHRI GAURAV KRISHAN JI MAHARAJ
Shredhya Shri Gaurav Krishan Goswami Ji Maharaj was born on July 6, 1984 to Shredhya Mridul Krishna Goswamiji and Shrimati Vandana Goswamiji in Shri Dham Vrindavan, India. He was born in a divine family of holy saints. In the 15th century, in this holy land of Vrindavan, a divine Saint Swami Shri Haridas Ji Maharaj had incarnated. In this family of Swami Ji Maharaj, innumerable divine souls have been born who are experts in the language of Sanskrit and Shrimad Bhagavat Puran. Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Maharaj thus was born into this Vaishnavi family of Acharyas. He from childhood respected elders and was very keen to learn divine insight and spiritual philosophy. His complete devotion to the Lord made him to learn and search for the divine bliss. His Grandparents Acharya Mool Bihari Shastriji and Shrimati Shanti Goswamiji along with his Father Acharya Mridul Krishna Shastriji all were very happy to see him taking the responsibilities of spreading divine bliss and happiness around with praise of the almighty. Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Mahraj followed in their footsteps with complete devotion and love for Lord Krishna and learning various ancient scriptures and Vedas.
Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Maharaj when was just 18 years old he narrated his first Bhagwat Katha. Huge crowd had gathered to hear him and all the seven days they were totally soaked in the love of the divine by hearing to Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Maharaj's narration of the Bhagwat. After this there was no looking back. Since then Shri Gaurav Krishnaji traveled to many foreign countries spreading the love and devotion for Shri Radha Krishna and has entered the hearts of millions of followers by showing them the true path of "bhakti"(devotion).
Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Maharaj is appreciated and followed by many not only in India but abroad. His narration of the Katha is simple with a lot of charm. His complete devotion can be felt while one listens to his Katha and Bhajan. The love for Radha Krishna and the Katha makes one feel the bliss around and within. There can’t be one person who is not moved by his narration as one is present listening to him. He brings to life all the Kathas, Leelas of Shri Krishna. As he narrates one can feel the magic created in the atmosphere; the wisdom, the devotion, the divinity is spread all around and one feels the joy of divine bliss which is the eternal truth. No matter how many times you may have the privilege of listening to his katha, every time he gives it a totally new and refreshed dimension, where you feel as if you are experiencing it for the first time.
When Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Maharaj recites the Shrimad Bhagwat coupled with his melodious bhajans, he takes you into a world of serenity and peace where no matter what part of the world you may be in, you feel as though you are sitting in Vrindavan (Lord Krishna's birth place). Being the descendents of "Sangeet Samrat" Swami Shri Haridas ji, the knowledge of classical music runs in this divine family. His voice is melodious and filled with purity. He has enlightened millions with his world renowned bhajans, and his musical approach has you longing for more with a desire to hear the glories of Lord Krishna in his divine voice to no end. Many of his recorded tapes and cassettes have become very popular and played in many temples and home. They are sung by many devotees across the globe. In his voice the chanting of the name of the Lord feels like meditation and getting vibrations of divine bliss.
Shri Gaurav Krishnaji Maharaj at this young age has managed to influence not only the elderly but the youth as well. Large sections of the youth who need right direction and guidance have been influenced by Gaurav ji and have understood the rich culture of India. While young people usually have different interests but with the grace of God and the unconditional love and blessings of his elders, Shri Gaurav ji has not only managed to carry on the spiritual tradition but has accepted with all his heart. He has dedicated his life to travel the world with only 1 mission that is to create a "Vrindavan" in the hearts of his listeners, and spread the glorious "Radha Naam". All the people who have been privileged enough to have met him and heard his narration or have listen to his bhajans feel him to be a blessing by the beloved Lord Krishna himself which brings enlightenment and joy to the heart , mind and soul.