Dwarkadhish Temple Mathura (Timings, History, Entry Fee, Images, Aarti, Location & Phone)

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Dwarkadhish Temple Mathura Address: Chaubiya Para Moholla, Dwarkadhish Ki Bjaria, Vishram Bazar Rd, Choubey Para, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 281001, India

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Dwarkadhish Temple Mathura Timings

Day Timing
Monday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wedesday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sunday 6:30 am – 10:30 am
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Shri Dwarkadheesh Mandir Mathura Darshan and Aarti Timings
Morning Evening
Mangla 6:30 am to 7:00 am Utthapan 4:00 pm to 4:20 pm
Shringar 7:40 am to 7:55 am Bhog 4:45 am to 5:05 pm
Gwal 8:25 am to 8:45 am Aarti 5:20 pm to 5:40 pm
Rajbhog 10:00 am to 10:30 am Sayan 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Morning Evening
Mangla 6:30 am to 7:00 am Utthapan 3:30 pm to 3:50 pm
Shringar 7:40 am to 7:55 am Bhog 4:20 pm to 4:40 pm
Gwal 8:25 am to 8:40 am Aarti 6:00 pm
Rajbhog 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Mathura, the abode of Lord Krishna, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is one of the top pilgrimage places in India. Travelers worldwide come to breathe the air that still has the fragrance of divinity rising through it. It is well-known for its temples, one of which is the Dwarkadhish temple.

About the Dwarkadhish Temple, Mathura

It is Mathura's most beautiful temple known throughout the country for its ornate construction and murals. Lord Dwarkadheesh, a form of Lord Krishna known as Dwarkanath, sits like a black marble idol in the shrine.

There are a plethora of stunning ceiling paintings depicting various elements of the Lord's life. In addition, the beautiful Rajasthani architectural patterns and craftsmanship make the complex appear even more majestic. The Dwarkadhish temple offers you several exciting activities that increase during the Shravan month when Lord Krishna cradles inside a Hindola (a type of a swing set).

It is one of the most visited temples in Mathura. Thousands of visitors gather here every day to pay their respects to Lord Krishna.

The central temple premise does not allow cameras, mobile phones, and other electronic equipment. You have to deposit it at their baggage counter or leave it at your hotel. Most devotees offer flowers to the Lord, Tulsi (holy basil) leaves, and bhog (sweet and savory food items).

You can access the temple by one of the two gates. Once inside the two-story temple premise, you can see a large courtyard with pilgrims from every corner of the world gathering and honoring the Lord.

History of Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura

Seth Gokul Das Parikh, an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, built the Dwarkadhish temple in 1814.

Where is the Dwarkadhish temple Located?

The Dwarkadhish temple is located in Pathak Gali, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, on the outskirts of the city's sacred gate, near the Yamuna ghats.

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Architecture of Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura

The temple is famous for its Maru Gurjara architecture and artwork. The premise of the temple complex is relatively huge. There is a finely carved entryway in Rajasthani architecture in the main building. From here, a few steep steps lead to the central courtyard. Three rows of richly carved pillars support a stunning painted ceiling in the center of the yard, reflecting Lord Krishna's life story.

Five rows of magnificently carved pillars divide the entire courtyard into three different parts. These pillars are visible as you mount the steps leading to the temple's interior.

You'll find the Garbhagriha, or a sanctum sanctorum, in front of the yard housing the holy Idol. A curtain covers the entrance during closed hours. The pictures on the courtyard's walls depict Lord Krishna's birth and his performance of the Raas-Lila. It also houses numerous other Hindu deities within the temple premises. A small Tulsi (holy basil) plant, Lord Krishna's favorite, is also present nearby.

Entry Fee and Timings of Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura

There is no entry fee to visit Dwarkadhish temple and it is valid for Indian and international tourists alike.

You can visit the temple from 6:30 am to 10:30 am & 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm during summer and from 6:30 am to 10:30 am & 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm during Winter season.

Best time to visit Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura

Mathura experiences extreme weather conditions during summer. Hence, it is advisable to visit the Dwarkadhish temple from October to March, when the climate is pleasant.

Things to do at the Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura


Janmashtami: Janmashtami, Lord Krishna's birthday, is a prominent attraction at Dwarkadhish temple. Devotees celebrate it with much enthusiasm and excitement. They bathe the Krishna deity in water, milk, and curd and cradle it in the Palana (crib). The celebrations culminate on the sixth day from the birth of Baby Krishna.

Hindola Utsav: The Krishna idol rests within a Hindola (swing set) during the Hindu month of Shravan (August-September). The Hindola itself is exquisitely carved with a new design every day.

Jhoolan Yatra: Jhoolan Yatra is enthralling and leaves worshippers spellbound. It is a 13-day festival held in the month of Shravan or August. Devotees from all over the world attend and participate in the celebrations. Krishna and Radha exit the sanctum to enjoy the swings. Precious stones, garlands, and an array of flowers decorate the gold-plated swing.

It stands majestically in one of the temple rooms, and the Divine Couple sits here to bless all who come. It is a festive sight worth seeing at least once in your life.

Shringar Aarti

The sanctum curtains open before the Shringar Aarti, and the priests dress up the Krishna deity. The curtains open with a loud ringing of the bell, revealing the Lord, clothed in his favorite yellow kurta and blue dhoti. He is adorned with gorgeous decorations and fragrant flowers and flanked on all sides by his queens, Satyabhama and Rukmini.

The priests show Him His reflection in a mirror before the aarti begins as part of the prayer process. At the same time, the thunderous shouts of ''Jai Shri Krishna' start to resonate in the temple chamber. After the aarti, the devotees proceed to the circumambulation or parikrama. Many worshippers sit in the sections weaving floral garlands for the main deities. On one side of the temple, there is a bhajan troupe (mandali), who gather to chant songs of the Lord.

Although most people do not understand the bhajan's meaning, since it is in the local dialect- Braj Bhasha; nonetheless, their energetic singing and distinct beats penetrate every soul present.

Vishram Ghat

Vishram Ghat is a sacred place on the banks of the holy River Yamuna and around five mins from the temple gate. The Yamuna aarti is a pleasure to watch. It is organized before the first darshan of the day (6:00 AM) and after the last darshan (7:30 PM).

Explore the Cultural Hub

The Dwarkadhish temple resides in Mathura's cultural district.

Around the temple, there are several tiny businesses offering bangles, clothing, and food. These shops make shopping in this area a great pleasure.

It is impossible to imagine a city as old as Mathura not having a rich street food heritage! Don't forget to taste the native foods such as kachoris, aloo-puri, and chaat, which are available at any cafes along the streets. Jalebis and gulab-jamuns are other popular local street foods and are available at any shop at any time of day.

How to Reach Dwarkadhish temple, Mathura

Dwarkadhish temple is around 145 kilometers southeast of Delhi and nearly 60 kilometers northwest of Agra.

By Air- The nearest airport to Mathura is in Agra, 60 kilometers away. Take a cab or bus to the Mathura terminal, then a linked vehicle or rickshaw to the temple.

The Dwarkadhish temple is around 3.5 kilometers from the Mathura Junction, the city's central railway station. There are numerous types of transportation available from there to the temple, including buses, taxis, and auto-rickshaws. This journey takes approximately 10 minutes.

The best way to reach Dwarkadhish temple is by hiring a private cab from top car rental companies in Mathura-Vrindavan.

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