The Swaroop of Shreenathji Temple Nathdwara is self-manifested. It is located in Nathdwara, Rajsamand District. Shreenathji’s idol was brought from Govardhana to Rajasthan to protect it from Emperor Aurangzeb who wants to destroy the Vrindavan by the destroying Hindu temples in 1665. The statue was shifted to Agra for 6 months in search of a new place for Shreenath Ji.
Many of the princes of different cities were diffident to save the idol of Shreenath Ji but it was Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar who dared to provide refuge. After 32 months of the long journey, the idol went to Mewar.
The story behind the making of this temple is like when the priest was carrying the idol of Lord the wheel of chariot got stuck in the mud at a place known as Sihar and when the Rana saw this he thought as it is a divine sign that Lord Krishna wants to settle here and then the temple was built over it and then the town of Nathdwara grew around temple, on the banks of river Banas.
During Holi, Diwali, and Janmashtami, devotees have a very large number. Shreenath Ji temple is worth visiting the place and also people that are Non-Hindus and also foreigners are allowed here and they came here and visit this place with a feeling of spiritual delight.
Shreenathji Temple Nathdwara Darshan Timing:-
|MANGLA||03:30am to 04:00am|
|SHRINGAR||05:00am to 05:30am|
|GWAL||06:00am to 06:30am|
|RAJBHOG||08:00am to 08:45am|
|UTHAPAN||03:30pm to 04:00pm|
|AARTI||05:00pm to 06:00pm|
Places to Visit Near Shreenathji Temple Nathdwara
Charbhuja Temple:- It is located in the outer part of Nathdwara, it is the temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is known as the 4th Dham of Lord Vishnu and it has tremendous architecture and the mirror work in the temple.
The Eklingji Temple -The Eklingji temple is situated in the Eklingji town near Eklingji
Lake. Eklingji is a form of Lord Shiva and it was constructed in honor of Sisodia dynasty.
Special pujas are held on every Mondays in the temple.
Shopping Around the Shreenathji Temple Nathdwara
Shopping is one of the best parts when we are traveling through different cities and destination. You can purchase Best handmade Handicraft and Best designed frames of God Shreethnji in the market of Nathdwara. Also, it is one of the most looked activity here.
Nathdwara is famous for many goods; the most popular are the Picchavi paintings. These paintings are done on a variety of canvases, which includes cloth, silk, ivory, and paper. You can also buy Attars, tie and dye clothes from Nathdwara are also quite famous. If you have a soft corner for sweets, do try the local variants of various sweet dishes as well.
How to Reach
- Shreenathji Temple Nathdwara: – Visitors can take transport buses of Gujarat and Rajasthan to travel to Nathdwara from places like Udaipur, Pushkar, Ahmedabad, and Jaipur etc.
- Shreenathji Temple Nathdwara: – From Mavli Junction which is located around 28 km away from Nathdwara serves as the nearest railhead. It is good to take a train till Udaipur Railway Station and then take a bus or taxi. From Udaipur Nathdwara is 45km. away.