Dwarakadheesh

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Dwarka Temple

The Dwarakadheesh temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, who is worshipped here by the name Dwarkadhish, or ‘King of Dwarka’. It is situated at Dwarka, Gujarat, which is believed to have been built after the historic Dvarka city, the Kingdom of Krishna himself which submerged in to the ocean after the Mahabharata war. The main shrine of the 5-storied building, supported by 72 pillars, is known as Jagat Mandir or Nija Mandir, and is believed to be 2500 years old. The Dwarkadhish Temple is Pushti Marg Temple hence it follows the guidelines and rituals created by Shree Vallabacharya and Shree Vitheleshnathji.

 

Dwarkadheesh Temple Tour Program:

  1. Dwarka Dhish  Tour – 02 Nights 03 Days
  2. Dwarkadhish with 2 Jyoutirling – 03 Nights 04 Days
  3. Panch Dwarka – 09 Nights 10 Day
  4. Dwarka Darshan With Asiatic Lion – 06 Nights 07 Days 
  5. GUJARAT SAURASHTRA TOUR-05 Nights 06 Days

 

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About Dwarka City

Dwarka is one of seven most holy places for Hindus in India where Varanasi is considered as the holiest of the seven holy cities.

The city derives its name from word dvar, meaning door or gate in Sanskrit. Dwarka is considered to be one of the holiest cities in Hinduism and one of the Char Dham along with Badrinath, Puri, Rameswaram. The city is especially respected by Vaishnavas.

The city derives its name from word dvar, meaning door or gate in Sanskrit. Dwarka is considered to be one of the holiest cities in Hinduism and one of the Char Dham along with Badrinath, Puri, Rameswaram. The city is especially respected by Vaishnavas.

The Jagatmandir temple, which houses the Dwarkadhish, a form of Krishna, is also located in Dwaraka.
Nageshvara Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 holy shrines of Shiva, is located near Dwaraka.

Dwarka is also the site of Dvaraka Pitha, one of the four cardinal mathas established by Adi Shankara, the others being those at Shringeri, Puri and Jyotirmath.

There is a special temple for Rukmini Devi on the way to Bet Dwarka temple. Bet Dwarka a similar deity of Lord Dwarakanath is also kept in Bet Dwaraka. By boat one can reach the temple of Bet Dwarka. The temple has many Shrines for Lakshmi Narayana, Trivikrama, Jambavati Devi, Satyabhama Devi and Rukmini Devi.

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About Dwarakadheesh Temple

The present temple was built in 16th century CE, while the original temple was believed to have been built by Krishna’s grandson, Vajranabha, over the hari-griha (Lord Krishna’s residential place) and became part of the Char Dham pilgrimages considered most sacred by Hindus in India, after Adi Shankaracharya, the 8th century reformer and philosopher, visited the shrine and even today a memorial within the temple is dedicated to his visit. Dwarakadheesh is the 108th Divya Desam of Lord Vishnu on the subcontinent, glorified in the Divya Prabandha sacred texts.

The 5-storied temple is made of limestone and sand. A flag hoisted in the temple tower five times each day. There are two gateways – Swarga Dwar, where pilgrims enter, and Moksha Dwar, where pilgrims exit. From the temple one can view the Sangam (confluence) of River Gomati flowing towards the sea. In Dwaraka, there are also shrines for Vasudeva, Devaki, Balarama and Revati, Subhadra, Rukmini Devi, Jambavati Devi and Satyabhama Devi.

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How to Reach:
Though Dwarka is an all-year round destination but the best time to visit Dwarka city during oct to June. In winter it’s cool and pleasant temperature around 28°C  - 09°C  , In Summer Dwarka has warm with moderate climate and the temperature ranges from 23 °C to 42 °C and in Mansoon Dwarka has humid clime in day time its pleasant and nights are cold.

March to June is the right period to spend relaxing moments in the outdoors and is ideal for temple visits. July to September is attractive with lush green vegetation and is suitable for short travels. October to February is good for sight-seeing and all other kinds of tourist activities.

Airport: The nearest domestic airport to Dwarka is at Jamnagar, which is about 137 km away. There are regular flights from Jamnagar to Delhi and Mumbai International Airport. Taxi cabs are available from Jamnagar airport to Dwarka.

Railhead: Dwarka is well connected by trains from all the major cities of India. The railway station of Dwarka has connectivity from Ahmedabad – Okha rail route to other major railway stations. Tourists can take trains from Ahmedabad (Gorakhpur Exp), Delhi (Uttaranchal Exp), Mumbai (Saurashtra Mail), Kolkata (Okha Howrah Exp) and Bangalore (Vivek Express).

Road: State transport buses are available from the railway station to the various places in and around Dwarka. For local transportation taxis, auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws and tongas are available. Also city bus / tourist buses are also available from nearby cities to Dwarka.

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Attraction in Dwarka

Bet Dwarka
Also known as Bet Shankhoddar, Bet Dwarka is only 5 kms from Okha Junction in sea and Okha is 30 kms from Dwarka. It is said to be the place where Lord Krishna lived with his family when the ruled at Dwarka. It is also the place where Vishnu slew the demon Shankhasura. Visitors make it a point to visit the Krishna temple at this site which holds much of interest to be seen and experienced.

Nageswar Mahadev

Nageshvara Jyotirlinga, one of the 12 holy shrines of Shiva, is located near Dwaraka.
The Puranas mention 12 Jyotirlingas or columns of light representing Lord Shiva, who manifested himself in that form in different parts of India. This shiva shrine near Dwarka is one of these and is there- fore accorded great respect.

Rukmani Temple – Temple of Lord Krihsna’s wife. O/n stay at Dwarka.

The Jagat mandir temple which houses the Dwarkadhish, a form of Krishna, is also located in Dwaraka.

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Hotels in Dwarka

Hotel Dwarka Residency
Hotel Damji
Hotel Shree Darshan
Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn
Hotel Bansi Dwarka

 

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