Exploring the city..........Jaipur


Govind Dev Ji Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna is situated at City Palace complex in Jaipur.
The original Govindevji Deity was found about 450 years ago by Rupa Goswami. Govindevji was removed from Vrindaban when the Muslim emperor Aurangzeb tried to destroy it. The original Deity is now in Jaipur, in Govind Devji temple, right outside the King of Jaipur's palace.

The beautiful image of Radha-Krishna doesn't let people to take off their eyes from the lovely view. Different 'Aartis' and 'Bhog' are offered to the deity at seven different times of the day. A large number of tourists and devotees visit this temple of special importance. Janmashtmi, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is a special event and is celebrated with full enthusiasm.

Timings of Worship......

Name of Jhanki
5:00 am - 6:00 am
8:30 am - 9:45 am
10:30 am - 11:15 am
11:45 am - 12:15 noon
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Birla Mandir - is located in the South of Jaipur, and was built by the Birla family in 1988. It is a beautiful white marble temple, which seems to glow at night. The Birla Mandir in Jaipur attracts many tourists and devotees every year. The temple is very crowded during the festivals as Hindus come from all over the state and country to pay their respect to the Lord. Amongst all the idols, the marble idol of Ganesha is a masterpiece which looks almost-transparent. The idols of Lord Vishnu and his consort, Lakshmi attract the attention, being made out from one piece of marble.

Next time  if you have a holiday, come to Jaipur and visit the Birla Mandir, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi.

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