Situated on the bank of the Ganges
, Varahanagar is a holy place where Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
visited on his way to Puri
. This place also contains the Samadhi of Bhagavatacarya (Raghunatha), who translated the Srimad Bhagavatam
with his commentary called Sri Krishna Prema Tarangini.
Varahanagar is about 5 km north of Kolkata.