Daan-Ghati is one of the two primary sanctuary structures in Goverdhan, close to Mathura, India. The other sanctuary structure is called Dasvisa. Daan Ghati is a sanctuary where the god is in the form of a stone. The god is said to go down in earth by a couple of millimeters consistently. Neighborhood individuals who have been seeing it, affirm this, however there is no logical evidence for the same.
After some time, this sanctuary has gradually assumed control over the place of fundamental altar of the town. Additionally, there has been much commercialization of the sanctuary structure. With perpetually developing touristic significance of the place, the business interests are developing and on occasion clashes also. The sanctuary change was begun by a Daan-Ghati administration board of trustees, built up in the 1970s by Shri Gopal Prasad Kaushik, one of the conspicuous natives of the town. Going through circumstances, the advisory group was going by various individuals at various circumstances. Campaigning and factionalism were additionally regular place.
How to Reach
Nearest Airport is Indra Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi which is at a distance of 142 km from Vrindavan. Delhi airport is connected with all the major cities within the country and abroad.
Govardhan does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Mathura, at a distance of 22 kms from Govardhan. Since Mathura a prime railhead falls on both Central and Western Railways, it is conveniently linked with all the major cities of the rest of the country such as Jaipur, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Chennai and a whole lot more. The various Express and Super fast trains regularly run on this route.
The National highway 2 links the holy town with other parts of the country. The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation provides numerous buses to nearby cities such as Kanpur, Agra, Delhi and Lucknow. The availability of luxury coaches also make travelling by road easier.
Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
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.