Devananda Gaudiya Math, Navadvipa
Sri Devananda Gaudiya Matha is situated at Teghori Pada in Sri Nabadwip dham of district Nadia in the West Bengal state of India, and is a prominent holy place of the Gaudiya Vaisnavas. It is located in the middle of the place earlier known as Koladvipa. The Math has been continuing as a famous religious spot thronged by thousands of devotees every year. History: In 1940, after Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada entered aprakata-lila, one of his intimate associates, Srila Bhakti Prajnana Kesava Gosvami Maharaja, established Sri Gaudiya Vedanta Samiti in a rented building. He later purchased an extensive piece of land on which he established a matha with a beautiful temple. In temple is: Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada, Sri Gauranga and Sri Radha-Vinoda-Bihari, and Sri Koladeva, or Varahadeva, the presiding deity of Sri Koladvipa and Radha-Madhava.