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Question: A week or two ago you were mentioning in your class that ISKCON has various holy places, the birthplaces of the Panca Tattva. But you said that Gadadhara’s either has still not been located or we don’t have it. Can you explain a little bit about that?

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Jayapataka Swami: His birthplace is in Bangladesh. His house was in Santipur. We have the birthplace of Advaita Gosain, we have the birthplace of Srivas Thakur. We are in the birthplaces of Lord Caitanya and Nityananda. But the birthplace is possessed by someone else. Srila Prabhupada said, janma sthaan and karma sthaan. We have the karma sthaan of Lord Caitanya. We do His work. So both are pure. Janma sthaan and the karma sthaan. But Gadadhara Prabhu, I am still trying to locate the exact place where He appeared. And we don’t have Gadadhara’s place yet but we are on the lookout. Otherwise, we have Pundarik Vidyanidhi, He is the incarnation of Vrsabhanu, the father of Radharani, so we have his birthplace. We have Vasudeva, Mukunda Datta, we have their, well bhajan places. Their birthplace, we know where it is, but we are yet to get it. Like that, we have Rupa and Sanatana’s birthplaces, in someone else’s possession, but their childhood places where they grew up, we have some about 7 acres, 10 acres?? And we have a temple there called the Rupa Sanatana Smriti Tirta. We remember there we are only like, it is just about three miles away from the birth place. So like that, we also recently got the birthplace of Narottamadas Thakur, as well as Haridas Thakur. So we are trying to get different birthplaces.