He was the fourth son of Shri Gusainji, born in the year 1551 A.D. Once the emperor Jehangir passed an order whereby any vaishnav or person wearing a kanthi or tilak would be executed. This order created tremors in Pushtimarg because kanthi-tilak were indespensible in Pushtimarg and anyone found with these would be executed as the the king’s orders. Shri Gokulnathji approached the emperor to have this order cancelled, he had even gone all the way to Kashmir to hold talks with the emperor who had gone there on a holiday. Shri Gokulnathji had given his whole-hearted efforts for protecting the kanthi-tilak. After many days emperor Jehangir saw logic and cancelled the order. For this epic effort Shri Gokulnathji is known as the ‘protector of kanthi-tilak’ in Pushtimarg even today.
It was Shri Gokulnathji who explained in an easy way to the vaishnavas. He wrote extensive commentaries on the sanskrit works of Shri Vallabh. The stories of the 84 and 252 vaishnavas, Nij-Varta, Gharu-varta, sewa rahasya bhavna are some of the works written by Shri Gokulnathji in Vraj bhasha. He can be differentiated by the hair tied in a knot over his head.
Shri Raghunathji was the fifth son of Shri Gusainji, he was born in the year 1554 A.D. He loved Shri Gusainji very much. Every morning Shri Raghunathji would open his eyes only after he was infront of his father Shri Gusainji, till then he would keep his eyes closed. One day when he was going to the darshan of Shri Gusainji with closed eyes, he bumped his head on the pillar and he fell down. Immediately Shri Gusainji gave Shri Raghunathji a drawing of himself and told Raghunathji to do darshan of that drawing in the morning.
Just as Shri Gusainji has shown his love for his father – Shri Vallabh – by writing 108 names in praise of Shri Vallabh in the “Sarvottam stotram”, Shri Raghunathji has also created 108 names of Shri Gusainji in the “Namratnakhya stotra”. This shows his love for Shri Gusainji. He can be differentiated by the pag (head-gear) he wore.
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