Giriraj Govardhan is a holy book that describes the glories and pastimes of Govardhan Hill, also known as Giriraj, the sacred hill that is worshipped by the devotees of Lord Krishna. The book is based on the scriptures and the traditions of the Braj region, where Govardhan Hill is located. The book contains stories of how Krishna lifted Govardhan Hill to protect his devotees from the wrath of Indra, the king of heaven, how Krishna performed the Govardhan Puja to establish the worship of the hill, how Krishna enjoyed various loving exchanges with his consort Radha and his friends on the hill, and how Govardhan Hill grants the highest perfection of love for Krishna to anyone who visits or circumambulates it. The book also explains the significance and the procedure of performing the parikrama (circumambulation) of Govardhan Hill, which is considered one of the most auspicious activities for a devotee. The book is published by Shri Harinam Press, Vrindavan, which is a famous publisher of books related to Krishna and his abode.
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