Tilkayat Govardhanlalji

Tilkayat Govardhanlalji (1862 – 1934)

The head priest of the Haveli of Shrinathji, Nathdwara. He was the direct descendent of Vallabha, the godfather of the religious community known as Pushtimarg. He conducted numerous religious ceremonies or poojas post succeeding his father in 1877.

Gelatin silver print, mounted
7.5 x 5.5 in. (19 x 14 cm.)
Photographer: Laxmilal Jagganath Sharma, c 1920



Govardhanlalji sitting in prayer, holding a Rosary Bag

Painting made from the above reference photograph