Svarup of the Lord
Gallery of Nidhi Svarups, Shri Vallabh and Shri Yamunaji
Images of Thakorji in house shrines of vaishnavs and some
in their magnificent havelies.
Mahapraphuji - 18kb
Svaroops in a house shrine in London with pichoi made of kundans - 104kb
Dwarikadhishji and an overall darshan of the Annakut at Alkapuri
Kalyanraiji, dressed coolly for the summer. Though not a Nidhi svarupa, this image of
Lord Vishnu is ranked second only to the main 11 Nidhi svarupas of Pushti Marg. 50kb
Dwarikadhishji, dressed in pearls for summer at
Kakaroli. The light summer shringar helps reveal the figures on the steele around the
icon. - early 20th Century style. 50kb
festivities at Kakaroli. The Lords are set in an open veranda / courtyard in front of
a pool. Live tortoise and fish swim amongst lotus as musicans play and a Goswami
offers arti to the Lord. Pichoi with "tree of life" motif is in the background.
Compare this with the pichoi as depicted in the picture below.
Though the svarup of the Lord is small, here is it shown to dwarf the other figures, who
are drawn according to importance and are not set to scale.
Painting is from the cover of the book "Kirtan Kaustubh" which accompanies a set
of six cassetts by the same title (pub. by HH Dwarkeshlalji Maharaj) Early 20th Century,
NavnitLalji / BalaKrshnaji at Rajbhog. Tell-tale
sign of Rajbhog is the chopat (ancient board-game) in the front - 31kb Mohanlal C
Shri Yamunaji wearing a special head-dress
worn only during the marriage ceremony, called a Sahra - 27kb (March 2004)
Shri Yamunaji, wearing the mukut-kachani ka
shringar, offering a lotus garland to the Lord - kindly sent in by Deepak Bhatia -
Shri MahaPrabhuji, with rosary in his right hand and
bringing an offering of lotuses in the other - kindly sent in by Deepak Bhatia - 72kb
excellent modern print of Shri Gusaiji, sitting on the banks of Shri Yamuna, in front his
haveli at shri Gokul with Shri NavnitPriyaji being swung in a cradel. - sent in by Vijuben
Hathi - 66kb