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Govind Dev Ji Temple

Govind Dev Ji Live Darshan Timings
(24 Jan to 22 Feb 2016)
 Morning Aarti Time
 Mangla           04:45   to    05:15 am
 Dhoop            07:45   to    09:00 am
 Shringar         09:45   to    10:30 am
 Rajbhog          11:15   to    11:45 pm
 Evening Aarti Time
 Gwal                 05:30   to    06:00 pm
 Sandhya           06:30   to    07:45 pm
 Shayan             08:45   to    09:15 pm
Govind Dev ji Temple  Govind Dev ji Charan

(Jai Jai Shree Radhey) The temple of Govind Dev Ji is one of the most consecrated and popular tourist destinations in India. It is established in the City Palace complex of Jaipur. This Krishna Temple is the part of the City Palace complex, highly, is honored by the former royal family. The image of the God is brought from Vrindavan, is dwelling inside the sanctum of this spire less temple, the patron deity of the regal family is extremely religiously worshipped by most of the Hindus in the city and surrounding areas.



The image of Lord Govind Dev Ji was brought by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II to this temple from the other holy place of Hindu Vrindavan to his own castle, Surya Mahal. Actually the king was enthused by a dream, in which Lord Krishna said him to establish the idol in his castle, to protect it from being decimated by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Subsequently, he constructed his new palace, Chandra Mahal, which became his new residence.



In the legend, the sacred Image of Lord Govind Devji was also known as "BAJRAKRIT" conversing thereby that it was formed by Bajranabh – The Great Grand Son of Lord Shri Krishna. It is said by most of the local people that Lord Krishna's figures in the temple seem exactly like Krishna's form during his incarnation on the globe.


The Great Grandchild of Lord Shri Krishna asked his Grand Mother about the appearance of Lord Shri Krishna; in this situation He made a picture as per the description provided by her. She however, said that not all but the Feet of that appeared like those of Lord Shri Krishna. He made another picture, yet she said that the barrel looked like that of Lord Shri Krishna. Thereafter, He made the Third picture and searching the same he sensed Blush and nodded that yes that was what Lord Shri Krishna seem like The First One was identified with the Name Lord "Madan Mohanji". The Second One got acknowledgement as Lord "GOPI NATHJI". AND the Third One, The Divine Majestic Holy picture is LORD "GOVIND DEVJI".


The idol of Govind Dev Ji is remarkably attractive for its entire resemblance with Lord Krishna, and the temple is positioned between Chandra Mahal and Badal Mahal at the City Palace complex. Every day, diverse 'Aartis' and 'Prasad' or 'Bhogs' are provided in the temple, at seven distinct times. The festival of Janmashtami is among the most significant ones celebrated here as it commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna.


The Govind Dev Ji temple is a division of the City Palace , which was the place of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The temple is enclosed by beautiful flower beds, garden and inside it, you can see there some beautiful European chandeliers and paintings in Indian art. The ceiling of the temple is decorated with gold. The position of the temple permitted a direct view of it to the Maharaja from his Chandra Mahal castle.

Cow Always Lives in My Heart : Lord Krishna

(Cow Always Lives in My Heart : Lord Krishna)

Cow Always Lives in My Heart : Lord Krishna


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