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Madan Mohan Temple in Vrindavan Mathura Uttar Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Madan Mohan Temple in Mathura Uttar Pradesh  India.

Location: Near the Kali Ghat,Vrindavan,Mathura,UP
Built in: 16th century
Built By: Kapur Ram Das of Multan
Dedicated to: Lord Krishna
Entry: Free
Photography: Allow
Temple Timing:  6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Significance: One of the Most temple
Visiting Timing: 1 to 2 Hour
Best time to Visit:  June to Oct
Nearest Railway Station: Mathura Junction
Nearest Air Port: Agra (67 Km)

About  Madan Mohan Temple

Madan Mohan Temple is Located  near the Kali Ghat,Vrindavan,Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna.This is the oldest temple in Vrindavan.Madana-Mohan Temple Madana-Mohan means “one who can even enchant Cupid.” In the temple, there are three altars. Madana-Mohan stands on the center altar, with Sri Radha on his left and Lalita Devi on his right. The temple is closely associated with the saint Chaitanya Mahaprabhu . The original image of Lord Madan Gopal was shifted from the shrine to Karauli in Rajasthan for safe keeping during Mugal emperor Aurangzeb's rule. Today, a replica of the image is worshiped at the temple.

History of  Madan Mohan Temple 

History of the Madan Mohan Temple Vrindavan: There is a very long and interesting story associated with the Madan Mohan Temple. There was a merchant by the name of Ram Das Kapoor. It so happened that a ship he owned went aground. This was as it is very unfortunate and on top of that the ship happened to be loaded with a whole lot of goods. He would have to face severe financial losses because of this. After receiving Sanatana Goswami's advice, he prayed to Madan Mohan for help. The Lord answered his sincere prayers and his ship was rescued. He reaped a huge profit from the deal and decided to contribute the money to build a temple in honor of Madan Mohan.

As for Sanatana Goswami, he was the person who had been entrusted with the responsibility of worshipping the deity of Madan Mohan by Purusottama Chaube even before he had advised Ram Das Kapoor to build a temple. Actually the original deity of Madan Mohan was founded by Advaita Acharya at the base of an old vat tree when he was on a tour to Vrindavan. He had given it to his disciple Purusottama Chaube who in turn had handed it over to Sanatana Goswami. After the temple was set up by Ram Das Kapur at the behest of Sanatana Goswami, the idol of Madana Mohana came to be worshipped there. The Madan Mohan Temple was positioned on top of a 50 feet hill known as Aditya Tila. It opened its doors for the devotees' way back in 1580. Till today it is visited by a large number of devotees even though unfortunately the deity that is now worshipped here is not the original one. It is just a replica of the original which was transferred from Vrindavan to a place called Karoli located to the south east of Jaipur in Rajasthan. This was done in the year 1670 to protect it from the invasions of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. At the foothills, there is yet another Madan Mohan Temple that is far newer and is believed to have been built by Sri Nand Kumar Bose of Bengal. Here too Madan Mohan deities are worshipped.


How to Reach  Madan Mohan Temple 

By Road : Vrindaban is well connected by road to the rest of Uttar Pradesh and India.
By Train: The Neaest Railway Station is Mathura Junction.
By Air: The Nearest Airport is Agra Airport 73 Km.

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