• Vishnu

Brijh Raj Swami Temple

Overview


Nurpoor is a small town in Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, around seventy km from Dalhousie. It is located at a height of 643 meters above sea level. Nurpoor was once the princely state of Pathania clan of Rajputs. The town is having beautiful temples and an old fort. It is so beautiful that even Mughal queen Noorjahan fell in love with the place.


About The Temple


The Brijh Raj Swami temple inside the Nurpoor fort is a 16th century temple of Lord Krishna and home to a revered deity. It is the only temple where Lord Krishna and Meera idols are worshipped. When Raja of Nurpoor went to Chittorgarh he received this statue as a return gift from the Maharana of Chittorgarh. Along with this, a Moulsary (a fruit-bearing plant) sampling was brought. This plant has now grown into a huge tree.


Accessibility


Airport

Nearby Airport is known as Gaggal.


Railways

Nearby railway station is in Pathankot.


Road

Nurpoor is well connected by road network and Pathankot/Kulu Manali highway passes through Nurpoor.


Temple Address


Brijh Raj Swami Temple,
Nurpoor,
Kangra,
Himachal Pradesh,
India,
Pin code – 176202.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Fame
  • Freedom from diseases
  • Wealth
  • Courage
  • Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
  • Relief from bondage
Shlokas

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.

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.

Timings

Morning 6 AM to Evening 9 PM

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