Sri Goverdhan Nath Temple is a Vishnu shrine situated at Hawa Mahal Rd, in the Jaipur district of Rajasthan State, India.
About the deity
The chief deity of this shrine is Lord Vishnu who graces here as Lord Krishna along with his divine lover Radha. The vigrahas of the deities are made up of Metal. Since Lord Krishna had lifted the Govardhana Hill to save the lives of people and cattle from the incessant rains at Brindhavan, he is also fondly called by the name Govardhan Nath..
About the Temple
The Rulers of Jaipur are well known for their spiritual inclinations and beliefs. Many rulers had incorporated several temples at Jaipur, as part of town planning, according to which this temple at Hawa Mahal Road was also built. This temple is built following the Havely style of architecture. The deities here graces from a jhoola (Swing), which is elaborately decorated. It is believed that the divine couple, Krishna and Radha enjoyed swinging in the joola during the rains in the month of Sawan.
The entrance to this shrine is found next to the gate of the famous Hawa Mahal. One can find open chowks around the temple premise. The temple has intricately carved marble pillars and a Jagmohan (worship hall). Floral patterns and other designs made of plasters adorns the ceilings and walls, making the temple look elegant and attractive.
Janamashtami, Radha Ashtami and Annakuta are some of the prominent festivals of the temple. Special darshans of the Lord Krishna and Sri Radha swinging in the Joola are organised in the Hindu month of Sawan.
Custom & Traditions of Temple
The temple's worship rituals are based on the Pushtimargi traditions formulated by Shri Ballabhcharya.
How To Reach Sita Ram Ji Mandir
The closest located airport is Sanganer airport.
The nearest railway station is the Jaipur railway station.
The nearest bus stop is Jaipur bus station.
Goverdhan Nath Ji Temple,
Hawa Mahal Rd, Malve Nagar,
J.D.A. Market, Kanwar Nagar,
Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302002.
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 in Morning from 6.00 am to 9.30 am and in evening 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm