SHRI MAHAPRABHUJI'S BAITHAKJI AT HARIHAR KSHETRA (HAJIPUR)
NEAR MAHADEVJI'S TEMPLE, MAGARHATTA CHOWK,
HAJIPUR-844001, ZILLA VAISHALI (BIHAR)
Where the Ganges river and Gallika rivers meet, resides Shri Mahaprabhu Vallabhacharya’s disciple Bhagavandas. Here, the guru eternally resides. After Shri Mahaprabhuji’s physical dissappearance for the world, all of his followers were deeply grieved. Some bhaktas went to the house of Bhagavandas to tell him the news. Bhagavandas immediately consoled them, “Our blessed teacher is still here.” When he opened the doors to his private temple, all the Vaishnavas had the sight of Shri Mahaprabhuji sitting there reading the Shrimad Bhgavatam.
Many years previous to that incident when Bhagavandas took initiation, when Shri Mahaprabhuji was leaving, Bhagavandas felt intense pains of separation from his blessed guru and felol unconscious. Shri Mahaprabhuji seeing this, invited him to join his pilgrimage. When they reached Jagannath puri, his guru told his to return home and gave him a pair of his wooded sandal and advised him, “whenever you have a yearning to see me, I will appear from these sandal. “From that day Shri Mahaprabhuji daily appear to him.