According to Hindu religious beliefs, Lord Krishna was born in Rohini Nakshatra to Krishna Ashtami of September. It is believed that Mother Devaki gave birth to Krishna in the period of Kansa during the sharp thunder storm and rain. Kanha’s birthday is celebrated as Krishna Janmashtami in entire India. It is one of the main festivals of the Indians.
On this day, grand arrangements and worship are recited in the homes and in the temples. Hearing the story of Krishna’s birth, there is immense spiritual and mental peace. This time Krishna Janmashtami is lying on 2 September. In this article, Know about the famous Krishna temples of Gujarat state, where you can go for devotee.
Temple Of Dwarkadhish
Dwarkadhish situated in Gujarat is one of the most famous temples of Lord Krishna and also counted counted in the holy shrines of Indians. Dwarka literally means ‘gate of salvation’. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, and here he is worshiped as Dwarkadhish, the Dwarkadhish is the king of Dwarka. This is a five-storey temple, which stands on 72 pillars.
This temple is also addressed in the name of Jagat temple or Nija Temple. It is an ancient temple, which is said to be as old as 2000 years ago. You can come here for spiritual and mental peace.
In addition to the Dwarkadhish temple, you can get the good fortune of the Darshan of Ranchhodrai Temple located in Dakor, Gujarat. This Temple of Lord Krishna belongs to 1772 AD, and is situated between the main market of the city. Krishna is addressed here in the name of Ranchod, because he had left the battlefield or the battleground between the battle of Jarasandh in Mathura, hence his name is Ranchod. It is a beautiful temple, whose architecture influences tourists very much. You can come here for a great experience.
Bet Dwarka in Gujarat is also one of the famous and most important places of Krishna. And is considered to be the real residence of Lord Shri Krishna. It is believed that the main idol here was performed by Krishna’s wife, Rukmini. Rice is considered auspicious here, because it is said that Buddha Sudama, Krishna’s friend, had come to meet Dwarka only to meet him, and he had given Rice as a gift to Krishna. The temple is located on an island, where you can go through the boat.
You can get the good fortune of seeing Bhalka shrine devoted to Lord Krishna. This is an important place associated with Shri Krishna, because after an arrow struck with a hunter, Kanha left the earth and shift Nijdham hermitage. Lord Krishna was resting under the tree branch of the tree, then only a hunter’s arrow mistakenly separated his foot.
It is believed that Krishna called Arjun and breathed his last on Deer, Kapila and Saraswati Sangam. Bhalka Tirth Temple is built in the same place where Krishna had a hunter’s arrow.
Apart from the above Krishna temples, you can also visit the Shamlaji temple of Gujarat. Located on the banks of the Meshwo River, this temple is counted among the famous temples of lord Krishna. Sri Krishna has been portrayed as the Shyam Avatar of Lord Vishnu and he is worshiped as a Gwal. many cow statues are also worshiped here.
It is a huge temple, which is 320 feet high, whose walls show different stories. You can come here for a spiritual experience.