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Shrinathji Temple, Nathwara

Shrinathji Temple

 

Dedicated to Shrinathji in Nathdwara, Shrinathji temple is an important Hindu temple and pilgrimage centre by Vaishnavs.

 

History & Significance of the Temple: -

 

The Swarup or divine form of Shrinathji is said to be self-manifested. Because of some social and economic miserable condition and to protect the idol from Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 17th century, the idol of the Lord Krishna was moved to Nathdwara (Rajasthan) from Govardhan. When the idol reached Sihad or Sinhad, the chariot carrying the Lord got stuck in the mud and could not be moved further. The priests realised that this place was the Lord's chosen spot and hence, a temple was built there under the rule of Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar. Shrinathji Temple is also known as 'Haveli of Shrinathji’.

 

Thus a temple was built at this spot and the holy township of Nathdwara grew around the temple. In 1672 Lord Shrinathji was placed in a new Temple built in village Sihad, now called Nathdwara, on the banks of river Banas.

 

 

The Image of Shrinathji

 

Shrinathji symbolizes a form of Krishna, when he lifted the Govardhan hill, with one arm raised. The image in the form of a single black marble,where the lord is revealed with his left hand raised and the right hand made into a fist resting at the waist, with a large diamond placed beneath the lips.

 

 

Legend of Shrinathji Temple

 

As per the scriptures of Pushtimarg - Shrinahtji used to come to Mewar to play Chaupar with his beloved princess Ajab Kunwari.  But at the time of his departure to Vrindavan, she went in deep sorrow. So, the Lord promised her that one day, he would reside here permanently when the time and situation is right. The story of the cart getting stuck in the mud at this place is considered to be the Lord's way of making sure that his promise is kept.

 

Some interesting facts about Shrinathji Temple:

 

  • The idol of Srinathji Temple is treated as Bal Krishna and thus handled with a child-like care.

 

  • The priests not only offer daily pujas but also bathe, feed, dress and leave him for rest on a timely basis just like a child is taken care of.

 

  • The rituals are supervised under the head of priests ( known as the direct descendants of the founder Vallabhacharya).

 

  • The temple owns around 500 cows, whose milk is used to bathe and feed the deity every day. These cows are also said to be descendants of the ones that served the family of Lord Krishna.

 

 

Temple Darshan Timings

 

Mangala - 5:15 AM - 06:00 AM

 

Shringar - 7:15 AM - 07:45 AM

 

Gwal - 9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Rajbhog - 11:15 PM - 12:05 PM

 

Uthapan - 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

 

Bhog - 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Sandhya Aarti - 5:15 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Shayan - 6:50 PM - 7:30 PM

 

 

Top other attractions near the Temple:

 

  • The Dwarkadheesh Temple, Nathdwara: The Dwarkadheesh Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, is another one of the temples that is of utmost significance to the Vaishnavas and the Vallabhacharya sect. Situated in Kankroli village near the Navchauki Dam, the architectural styles of this temple resemble to that of Shreeji ki Haveli. The idol of Dwarkadheesh has been brought here from Mathura.

 

 

  • The Eklingji temple, Nathdwara: This is situated in the Eklingji town in close propinquity to the Eklingji Lake. It was constructed in honour of the main idol of the Sesodia Dynasty, Eklingji which is a form of Lord Shiva. The temple is built on the foundation of marble and granite and is known for its beautiful carvings and murals. Special pujas are held on every Mondays in the temple.

 

  • Charbhuja Temple: Located in the outskirts of the main town of Nathdwara and in close proximity to the fort of Bor Rajputs, Charbhuja is a renowned temple in the city dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is considered as the fourth Dham of Lord Vishnu. Its immensely intricate architecture, attractive carving and the mirror work in the temple, makes it a must visit.

 

 

Contact No. +91 2953 233 484

 

Website: https://www.nathdwaratemple.org/

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बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग :

बैद्यनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग मंदिर को ही बाबा बैद्यनाथ धाम भी कहा जाता है।इस जगह को शिव के सबसे पवित्र निवास स्थान और 12 ज्योतिर्लिंगों में से एक माना जाता है। यह भारत के झारखंड राज्य के देवघर में स्थित है। इस मंदिर परिसर है बाबा बैद्यनाथ का ज्योतिर्लिंग स्थापित है।मंदिर परिसर में बैद्यनाथ धाम ज्योतिर्लिंग के अलावा 21 अन्य मंदिर भी हैं।

पूजा का महत्त्व:

भगवान शिव के पूजा में बेलपत्र चढ़ाना सर्वश्रेठ और शुभ माना गया है। तीन पत्तियों का संगम, शिव की तीन आंखों के अलावा उनके त्रिशूल का भी प्रतीक है, जो पिछले तीन जन्मों के पापों को नष्ट करने के वाला माना जाता है। हालाँकि, वृक्ष के बेलपत्र तोड़ने का भी एक समय होता हैं। कहा जाता हैं कि महादेव सौ कमल चढ़ाने से जितने प्रसन्न होते हैं, उतना ही एक नीलकमल चढ़ाने पर होते हैं और एक हजार नीलकमल के बराबर एक बेलपत्र होता है। इसीलिए भगवान शिव को प्रसन्न करने के लिए बेलपत्र चढ़ाना चाहिए।

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हमारे द्वारा नियुक्त पुजारी बैद्यनाथ धाम मंदिर में बेलपत्र द्वारा स्थापित विधी से पूजा सम्पन्न करते है।

पूजा सामग्री:

बेलपत्र, जल, फूल।

पूजा अवधि:

नित्य, 10 मिनट

पूजा करने वाले पंडितों की संख्या:
  • पंडित मोती राम मिश्रा 35 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

  • पंडित ललन मिश्रा 10 वर्षों के अनुभव के साथ।

डिसक्लेमर : हम किसी भी मंदिर के एजेंट, सहयोगी या प्रतिनिधि नहीं हैं। हम पूरे देश में फैले पंडितों के अपने नेटवर्क के माध्यम से सेवाएं प्रदान करवाते हैं

इस पूजा को बुकिंग के 7 दिनों के अंदर शुरु करवाया जाएगा।

About the Temple :

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

About the Puja:

Offering Bilva or belpatra in Shiva Puja is important and considered auspicious. A confluence of three leaves, "Bilva" is symbolic of Shiva's three eyes as well as his trident (trishul) which is believed to destroy sins of the past three births. However, there are certain days when one should not pluck the bel leaves from a tree.

How Puja is done ?

The purohits and pandits will perform the puja with proper rituals and right procedure inside Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple.

Puja Samagri:

Belpatra, Jal, Flowers.

Puja Duration:

10 mins, Everday

Number of Pandits performing Puja:
  • Pandit Moti Ram Mishra with 35 years of experience.

  • Pandit Lallan Mishra with 10 years of experience.

Disclaimer : We are not an agent, associate or representative of any temple. We perform services through our own network of Pandits spread throughout the country

Please note it can take up to 7 days to schedule the puja.