Gita Mandir, otherwise called Birla Mandir is situated on the edges of Mathura, out and about associating Vrindavan and Mathura. Gita Mandir is situated at a separation of 6.5 km from Mathura Junction Railway Station. It is a standout amongst the most famous goals of Mathura frequented by travellers and relaxation sightseers alike. The primary god of the hallowed shrine is Lord Krishna.
About The Temple
Gita Mandir was worked by Jugal Kishore Birla, the renowned Birla bunch in memory of his folks and all the 18 sections of Bhagavad Gita are composed on the mainstays of this sanctuary. This sanctuary has amazing design went with wonderful carvings and sketches that add to the excellence of this sanctuary. The sanctuary is extensive and looks wonderful in red sandstone and it likewise remains as a proof of fabulous craftsmanship. A wonderful symbol of Lord Krishna is housed in this sanctuary alongside Lakshmi Narayan, Ram and Sita. The sanctuary likewise houses Lord Krishna's Chariot and Gita Stambh which has the whole carvings of Bhagavad Gita.
The sanctuary additionally gloats of a few perfect artworks of divine beings and goddesses on marble dividers. The sanctuary is well maintained and displays a quiet and tranquil feel to the explorers. There is additionally a little sanctuary devoted to Lord Hanuman inside the premises.
Amid the celebrations like Janmashtami and Holi, the sanctuary is perfectly embellished and lit up. Unique poojas are offered amid these celebrations and a large number of devotees visit the holy places on these celebration days
Best Time to Visit
October – March.
How to Reach Mathura
Mathura is roughly 65kms away from the domestic airport in Kheria, Agra. One can hire a taxi or a bus from the airport to reach the holy city. Even the international airport of New Delhi is at a distance of around 145kms from Mathura. One can get taxi/train from the airport to reach the holy city.
Mathura is well connected with the major rail routes of the country. Train travelling is considered affordable, comfortable and a convenient way to reach Mathura. Mathura being connected by both western and central railways, most of the major trains from the mega cities make a halt at Mathura railway junction. One can always get public transport to reach the destination from station.
National and international highways connect Mathura to the major cities in the country. Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation provides a good range of bus facilities to Kanpur, Agra, Delhi and Lucknow. A good frequency of luxury buses is also available at the bus station to Mathura.
Gita Mandir / Birla Mandir,
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh,
India, Pincode – 281003.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.