nathdwara temple

Nathdwara Temple is situated in Rajasthan

Nathdwara Temple is situated in Rajasthan state of western India. Nathdwara is a town, that is famous for temple of Krishna. This town is located in the Aravalli hills, on the banks of the Banas river in Rajsamand District of Udaipur. which houses the idol of Shrinath ji, a 14th-century, 7-year-old “infant” incarnation of Krishna. The idol was originally worshipped at Jatipura Mathura and was shifted in the 1672 from Govardhan hill, near Mathura along holy river Yamuna after being retained at Agra for almost six months, in order to protect it from anti-Hindu fanatic iconoclastic Islamic policies of Mughal ruler Aurangzeb’s.

nathdwara-temple Rajasthan

That is located at 24.9 N 73.8 E. It has an average elevation of 600 metres. just 48 km north-east of Udaipur in Rajasthan, you can reached this town easily by air road and nearest railway station. The temple town is also connected to nearest rail head Mavli Junction which is 28 km from Nathdwara. Mavli Jn is located on Udaipur City- Chittaurgarh Section of NWR. Recently, BG line has been extended from Mavli Jn to Maniana a village located between Mavli Jn and Nathdwara. As per the religious beliefs, the shrine at Nathdwara was built in the 17th century at the spot as exactly ordained by Shrinathji himself.


			

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