Nabadwip is a city in the district of Nadia which is situated in the Indian state of west Bengal area. This place is considered as one of the most sacred places in this state. In Bengali the word nabadwip means 9 islands. The names of the islands are as follows: Simantadwip, Koladwip, Modadrumwip, Madhyadwip, Godrumdwip, Ritudwip, Jahnudwip, Antardwip and Rudradwip. Every year festivals like Nabadwip-mandala Parikrama is held here and holidays like Dol Jatra, Gaura purnima and Rash purnima are also celebrated in this holy place. The capital of Ballal Sen is Nabadwip. Pilgrims adhering to gaudiya vaishnavism come to Nabadwip every year from all around the world.