Perhaps no festival is treated with greater pomp at Haridas Niwas than Gopashtami. Haridas Shastri himself, though a pandit of immeasurable stature and learning, spent the last part of his life in total devotion to the cows. Service to Go Mata is one of the easiest and best ways to please Krishna in Vrindavan, he taught.
All photos by Gregor Schaller. For more on Gopashtami in Vrindavan, see this article.