Sri Govardhan Nath Ji Temple is situated in the Jaipur district of Rajasthan, India. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna,an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
About the diety
The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Krishna, also known as Sri Govardhan ji. The Lord graces here as child Krishna whose vigraha is black stoned and has grey tinges of pigeons feathers.
About the Temple
The Diwan of Jaipur was a staunch devotee of Lord Bala(child) Krishna. Hence he installed the vigraha of Lord Krishna here in his child form. Worship rituals are followed in accordance to the Vallabha sect of Sri Vaishnavas. Pooja rituals are performed 8 times a day for the deity, which is also called as Ashtayam Pooja, are followed in this temple at Jaipur.
The temple follows the Mughal style of architecture with a magnificent entrance gates. Open chowks (market) and a spacious Jagmohan (prayer hall) are the other attributes of this beautiful shrine.
Janamashthami, Radhashtami, Annakuta and the prominent festivals celebrated here, in addition to other festivals pertaining to Sri Vaishnavism.
Custom & Traditions of Temple
The temple follows traditions and customs of the Vallabha sect of Sri Vaishnavas. Since Lord Krishna graces here as Bala Krishna, the dishes offered to the Lord are mostly sweet and less spicy, which are liked by a child.
How To Reach Goverdhan Nath Ji Temple
The nearest airport is Sanganer, Jaipur airport.
The nearest railway station is Jaipur railway station.
The nearest Bus stop is Gangori bus stop.
Goverdhan Nath Ji Temple,
Gangori Bazar, Jaipur,
Rajasthan - 302001.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
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.
The temple is open from 6.00 am to 9.30 am and again from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm.