Dwarkadish according to legends means the King of Dwarka, and implies to Lord Krishna as he was the King of Dwarka. This is the only temple in Mathura where Lord Krishna resides as the King. Dwarkadish Temple in Mathura is one of the oldest and perhaps the biggest temples in the pious city. This soulful and divine temple is approximately 3.5 km away from the railway station of Mathura. The black coloured Marble deity of Lord Krishna along with love of life Shri Radha Rani in white colour deity resides in the premises. The shringar of the Lord is very aesthetic and inspires devotees from across the world to visit the temple. Constructed beautifully in Rajasthani style entrance and paintings on the ceiling the premise of Dwarkadhish temple in Mathura depicts the many instances from Krishna’s life hence mesmerizing the pilgrims for life.
This sacred place in Lord Krishna’s birthplace is an epitome of devotion that attracts the zeal of every pilgrim visiting the city. The heart-wrenching temple was constructed by one of the ardent devotees of Lord, Seth Gokul Das Parikh, also the treasurer of Gwalior State in 1814. He received approval and a heavy donation from Shrimant Daulatrao Scindia Maharaja of Gwalior. Later in 1930, the temple was gifted to Pustimarga Girghalal Acharya ji of Kankroli to worship and since then Lord Krishna is worshipped here according to the rituals followed by the Pushtimargiya sect.
Apart from Lord Radha Krishna other gods and goddess are also enshrined in the premises. The extraordinary interiors of the temple flaunt an amazing work of art and paintings that is a treat for eyes of explorers and travelers. Brijwale organizes tours to the pious city of Mathura which includes the most prominent and unknown temples so that you have a wholesome experience of the city.
The Divine power of Lord Krishna can be experienced in this beautifully constructed temple. The temple is located in the main market of Mathura, near the ghats of Yamuna River. Thousand of devotees experience the devoutness of Lord Krishna every day. Dwarikadhish temple is famous for celebrating every pastime of Lord Krishna with high spirited reverence and this makes the temple different from the rest. Here Krishna is not a child but is the King who celebrates every festival with grandeur and splendor. The most celebrated festivals of the temple are Hindols, Janmashtami, and Holi. Due to grandeur prevailing in the premises, the whole temple and its surroundings are thronged with enticing and spiritual activities. As the most prominent yet engaging temple of Mathura this soulful place is no less than heaven for devotees.
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