Shri Devkinandan Thakurji was born on 12th September in the year 1978, in Ohwa village, Mathura (Lord Krishna's birthplace) in the state of Uttar Pradesh India. Born in a Brahmin family his father Shri Rajveer Sharma and his mother, both were religious and believers of Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapuran. The family was full of happiness with his birth as their second child in a family of four sons and two daughters. In childhood he showed signs of his divine insight and greatness. From a very early age of six, he left his home and stayed at Shree Dham Vrindavan where he participated in Brij's famous Rasalila Sansthan and performed as Lord Krishna and Lord Ram. As he use to play the role of Lord Krishna who is also called as Thakurji Shri Devkinandanji's loved ones, his family and his Guruji also called him Thakurji. At Shree Dham Vrindavan he met his spiritual preceptor his Sadguru, Anant Shri Vibhushit Bhagwat Acharya Purushottam Sharan Shastriji . He later got his spiritual initiation diksha under the Guru-Shishya Parampara as the follower of the NIMBARAK SAMPRADAYA . Shri Nimbarka Sampradaya, under the leadership of the most Holy Sri 'Shriji Maharaja' has progressed astoundingly. For a manifestation of the qualities of the ancient Vedic Rishis, one needs to look no further than the lotus feet of Shri Shriji Maharaja.