Vrindavan, 2017.07.31 (VT): A young man left his body (passed away) while bathing in the holy lake Radhakund this weekend.
It appears the youth was in the process of doing Govardhan parikrama when he stopped to take a dip in Radhakund.
Local residents say the boy arrived in Radhakund at about 4am and entered Radhakund from the Western ghat near the vegetable market. After swimming into the deep water, he was unable to return to the shore and began to drown
Noticing his struggle, some local Brajwasis tried to save him, but by the time they brought him out of the kund he was already unconcsious. When efforts to revive the young man were unsuccessful, the Brajwasis notified local police.
It is unlikely that any of the first responders were trained in first aid.
Police are still trying to identify the young man. He was reportedly wearing a shirt and shorts, and had “Shri Hans” tattooed on his hand.
According to scriptures, Radhakund is a form of Radharani Herself. Thus to die in Radhakund is a blessing that many would covet.